MLE soil characterization (pit samples)

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Soil chemistry at sites of GLBRC marginal land experiment.

This datatable is part of the Marginal Land Experiment dataset. Data for the Michigan GLBRC Marginal Land Experiment.

Note

Experiment: GLBRC Marginal Land Experiment
Data available from: January 2017
Dataset: KBS105
Datatable ID: KBS105-009.78
Core Areas Inorganic Nutrients
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Last Updated 2019-02-27
Variate Description Units
year sampling year
sampling date sampling date
site GLBRC MLE site
campaign
top depth cm top depth of soil sampling centimeter
bottom depth cm bottom depth of soil sampling centimeter
pH pH value of soil sample (1:1 soil:water) dimensionless
lime index
p ppm phosphorus (Bray P1 extraction) µg/L
k ppm potassium µg/L
ca ppm calcium µg/L
mg ppm magnesium µg/L
na ppm sodium µg/L
cec estimated cation exchange capacity (cmol/kg) cmolc/kg
base saturation base saturation (percent)
inorganic carbon percentage %
organic carbon percentage %
nitrogen percentage %
bulk density bulk density (g/cm^3) grams/cubiccentimeter
estimated porosity percent porosity cubiccentimeters/cubiccentimeters
minimal porosity percent porosity cubiccentimeters/cubiccentimeters
sand percent sand %
silt percent silt %
clay percent clay %
texture category of soil texture

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Data Excerpt

year site sample_date campaign top_depth_cm bottom_depth_cm ph lime_index p_ppm k_ppm ca_ppm mg_ppm na_ppm est_cec base_saturation inorganic_carbon_percentage organic_carbon_percentage nitrogen_percentage bulk_density estimated_porosity minimum_porosity sand silt clay texture
Michigan North - Escanaba 2017-10-07 MLE soil pit sample 0 23 7.0 0.0 14.0 43.0 1305.0 151.0 16 10.0 27 0.0 1.7257 0.1513 1.26111 52.4111 28.3077 57.136 27.712 15.152 Sandy Loam
Michigan North - Escanaba 2017-10-07 MLE soil pit sample 23 44 7.4 0.0 3.0 34.0 822.0 96.0 12 5.0 30 0.0 0.3779 0.0298 1.29679 51.0644 21.5635 55.136 28.712 16.152 Sandy Loam
Michigan North - Escanaba 2017-10-07 MLE soil pit sample 44 55 7.6 0.0 1.0 63.0 1480.0 212.0 14 10.0 32 0.353634 0.506866 0.0551 1.0109 61.853 21.0448 49.136 23.712 27.152 Sandy Clay Loam
Michigan North - Escanaba 2017-10-07 MLE soil pit sample 55 70 8.1 0.0 1.0 43.0 4074.0 138.0 25 7.0 88 2.70153 -0.124527 0.0122 1.25314 52.7116 19.4194 55.136 25.712 19.152 Sandy Loam
Michigan North - Escanaba 2017-10-07 MLE soil pit sample 70 108 8.1 0.0 1.0 44.0 4116.0 133.0 17 5.0 100 3.14884 -0.0901396 0.0148 1.2964 51.0793 16.8155 55.136 25.712 19.152 Sandy Loam
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