Water stable aggregate fractionation — Resource Gradient Experiment

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This datatable is part of the Snow manipulation experiment, effect on soil trace gas production dataset.

This dataset contains data from Leilei Ruan’s thesis work focused the effect of winter thaws and snow cover on soil N2O fluxes.


Experiment: Resource Gradient Experiment
Data available from: December 2010 to March 2013
Dataset: KBS119
Datatable ID: KBS119-004.98
Repository link: http://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/f92134fdb29edca1e592a3c8d8918368
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Last Updated 2023-10-24
Variate Description Units
sample date the day the soil sample was taken
sample type indicates whether the sample was taken before or after the winter.
year the year the winter ended
treatment the snow treatment applied (no-snow, ambient-snow or double-snow)
replicate the replicate plot
size class the size class of the aggregates in micrometers
proportion the proportion of aggregates in the size class

Data Excerpt

sample_date sample_type year treatment replicate size_class proportion
2010-12-01 before 2011 double-snow R3 >2000 0.365
2010-12-01 before 2011 double-snow R3 250-2000 0.399
2010-12-01 before 2011 double-snow R3 53-250 0.147
2010-12-01 before 2011 double-snow R3 <53 0.089
2010-12-01 before 2011 no-snow R3 >2000 0.323
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