Soil surface nitrogen from the rainfall intensifcation experiment

Data in the KBS LTER core database may not be published without written permission of the lead investigator or project director Full terms of use

Soil surface nitrogen in the MCSE conventional and no-till plots for the rainfall intensification experiment

This datatable is part of the Rainfall intensification enhances deep percolation and soil water content dataset. Data supporting the paper
Hess, L., E. L. Hinckley, G. P. Robertson, S. K. Hamilton, and P. Matson. 2018. DOI: 10.2136/vzj2018.07.0128


Experiment: Main Cropping System Experiment (MCSE)
Data available from: April 2015 to November 2015
Dataset: KBS137
Datatable ID: KBS137-003.15
Repository link:
Related Tables:
Last Updated 2022-02-16
Variate Description Units
sample day day of sampling
day of year day of year
treatment MCSE treatment
replicate replicated nested in treatment
rainfall treatment rainfall manipulation
soil top depth cm soil top depth of sampling centimeter
soil bottom depth cm soil bottom depth of sampling centimeter
soil nitrate micrograms nitrate-N per g dry soil μg/g
soil ammonium micrograms ammonium-N per g dry soil μg/g

Data Excerpt

sample_date day_of_year treatment replicate rainfall_treatment top_soil_depth_cm bottom_soil_depth_cm soil_nitrate soil_ammonium
2015-04-28 118 T1 R1 control 0 20 2.22 0.627
2015-04-28 118 T1 R1 extreme 0 20 1.807 0.624
2015-04-28 118 T1 R2 control 0 20 0.888 0.403
2015-04-28 118 T1 R2 extreme 0 20 1.239 0.428
2015-04-28 118 T1 R3 control 0 20 1.292 0.551
Sign In