Laura Hess' nitrification and mineralization data — Main Cropping System Experiment (MCSE)

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Nitrification and mineralization data affiliated with Hess et al. 2020

This datatable is part of the Soil Inorganic Nitrogen on the Main Cropping System Experiment dataset. Measurement of soil inorganic nitrogen began in 1989 for all treatments on the LTER Main Site and 1993 on the Successional and Forest sites. Ammonium and nitrate are analyzed twice monthly or monthly during the growing season on baseline soil samplings. Additional datasets from the Baseline Soil Samplings include soil moisture, total N and total C.


Experiment: Main Cropping System Experiment (MCSE)
Data available from: April 2015 to December 2015
Dataset: KBS021
Datatable ID: KBS021-006.84
Core Areas Inorganic Nutrients
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Last Updated 2020-11-10
Variate Description Units
treatment MCSE treatment
replicate block in the treatment
rainfall treatment rainfall manipulation
net nitrification rate nitrification rate during the experiment μg/g
net N mineralization net N mineralization rate during the experiment μg/g
gravimetric soil water content gravimetric water content over the entire experiment g/g
experiment start date the first day of the experiment
experiment end date the last day of the experiment

Data Excerpt

treatment replicate rainfall_treatment net_nitrifcation net_n_mineralization gravimetric_soil_water_content experiment_start_date experiment_end_date
t1 r1 control -0.005620201 0.027895464 0.18981671 2015-04-30 2015-12-02
t1 r1 extreme 0.22882465 0.23828013 0.19721156 2015-04-30 2015-12-02
t1 r2 control 0.20496877 0.18471651 0.10849539 2015-04-30 2015-12-02
t1 r2 extreme 0.27442604 0.27235982 0.16495624 2015-04-30 2015-12-02
t1 r3 control 0.600178 0.5847799 0.12585941 2015-04-30 2015-12-02
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