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The role of photodegradation in surface litter decomposition in grasslands along UV-B gradient - Experiment 219


UV Litter Decomposition

Years Available: 2006 - 2008

Principle Investigators

Brandt, Leslie
Hobbie, Sarah
King, Jennifer

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ATTRIBUTES

FieldNameDefinitionUnitCode
1YearYear
2ExperimentCDR experiment number
3BlockBlock Number
4CollectdateDate litterbags were collected
5CanopyWhether or not the surrounding canopy of grasses and forbs were removed by clipping
6UVWhether or not UV radiation (less than 400 nm) was blocked
7SpeciesLitter speciesBOGR=Bouteloua gracilis, ANGE=Andropogon gerardii
8InitialOMInitial organic matter content when placed in field(g)gram
9FinalOMFinal organic matter content when collected (g)gram
10hemicellulosepercent hemicellulose in final sampledimensionless
11cellulosepercent cellulose in final sampledimensionless
12ligninpercent lignin in final sampledimensionless
13Npercent nitrogen in final sampledimensionless
14Cpercent carbon in final sampledimensionless
15phosphatasephosphatase activity on final sample(?mol h-1 g-1 dry litter)micromolePerHourPerGram
16B-glucosidaseBeta-glucosidase activity on final samplemicromolePerHourPerGram
17NAGaseN-acetyl-glucosaminadase activity on final sample (?mol h-1 g-1 dry litter)micromolePerHourPerGram
18cellbioCellobiohydrolase activity on final sample (?mol h-1 g-1 dry litter)micromolePerHourPerGram
 

SAMPLE DATASET

YearExperimentBlockCollectdateCanopyUVSpeciesInitialOMFinalOMhemicellulosecelluloseligninNCPhosphotaseB-GlucosidaseNAGaseCellbio
2006E2191060710CLIPBLOCKBOGR7.546.2637.8133.519.031.2145.528.923.813.392.16
2006E2192060710CLIPBLOCKBOGR7.446.2835.5632.097.491.2545.486.224.093.582.39
2006E2193060710CLIPBLOCKBOGR7.526.0837.1829.997.571.2144.98.996.633.932.65
2006E2194060710CLIPBLOCKBOGR7.566.431.0645.156.43.883.282.17
2006E2195060710CLIPBLOCKBOGR7.656.4934.5432.768.510.9146.267.112.972.382.1
2006E2196060710CLIPBLOCKBOGR7.626.7135.6632.957.521.0944.196.044.563.022.96
2006E2197060710CLIPBLOCKBOGR7.456.3935.1333.68.06145.037.734.13.952.33
2006E2198060710CLIPBLOCKBOGR7.436.0735.9329.167.961.4545.299.663.074.372.34
2006E2199060710CLIPBLOCKBOGR7.566.361.2343.138.315.093.354.6
2006E21910060710CLIPBLOCKBOGR7.566.3335.1432.747.761.1144.353.833.912.661.88
2006E2191060710CLIPPASSBOGR7.656.3134.5333.696.581.145.248.343.612.782.52
2006E2192060710CLIPPASSBOGR7.586.5135.4532.636.891.1345.699.234.063.22.39
                  

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The role of photodegradation in surface litter decomposition in grasslands along UV-B gradient: UV Litter Decomposition

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