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Biodiversity: A field test of biofuel production and ground-water quality. - Experiment 246


Soil moisture

Years Available: 2008 - 2009

Principle Investigators

Trost, Jared

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ATTRIBUTES

FieldNameDefinitionUnitCode
1PlotE120 (E246) plot number
2Treatment vegetation type Indicates plot vegetation typeP=prairie, H=hay, B=bareground, C=corn
3TreatmentIdentifies whether the plot has been treated with antibiotics and fertilizer or notC=control/nothing added, T=treated/contaminants and nitrogen fertilizer applied
4TubeUnique identifier for each tube within a plot, several plots had multiple tubes installed orig=tube installed in all plots in 2008, 1=1st tube installed for 2009 TDR calibration, 2=2nd tube installed for 2009 TDR calibration
5IDUnique ID assigned in microsoft access
6SamplingIDUnique sampling identifier, used to group samplings for data analysis
7SamplingDateDate measurement was taken MMDDYYYY
8YearYear of measurement YYYY
9DayJulian Day of measurement
10HourMinuteHour and minute of measurement; not accurate, used to link data to Campbell data logger output
11SamplingInitialsInitial of person making TDR measurement
12ProbeTypeThe TDR measurement system
13HandheldSNThe serial number of the Trime TDR handheld
14ProbeSNThe serial number of the Trime TDR T3 probe
15RepThe replicate measurement number (in some cases 2 measurements were made at 1 location during the same sampling)number
16SamplingTypeEither MONITOR (routine field measurement) or CALIBRATION (collected for calibration of the Trime instrument)
170-17cm %Raw Trime output of volumetric water content, in percent, for the soil profile 0-17 cm below land surface. dimensionless
18Adj0-17cm %Calibrated Trime output of volumetric water content, in percent, for the soil profile 0-17 cm below land surface. The raw value was converted using equation A5 in Appendix 1 of Trost, 2010 (http://purl.umn.edu/93517)dimensionless
190-17cm TDR LevelRaw Trime output of TDR level for the soil profile 0-17 cm below land surface. dimensionless
20Adj17-34cm %Calibrated Trime output of volumetric water content, in percent, for the soil profile 17-34 cm below land surface. The raw value was converted using equation A5 in Appendix 1 of Trost, 2010 (http://purl.umn.edu/93517)dimensionless
2117-34cm %Raw Trime output of volumetric water content, in percent, for the soil profile 17-34 cm below land surface. dimensionless
2217-34cm TDR LevelRaw Trime output of TDR level for the soil profile 17-34 cm below land surface. dimensionless
23Adj42-59cm %Calibrated Trime output of volumetric water content, in percent, for the soil profile 42-59 cm below land surface. The raw value was converted using equation A5 in Appendix 1 of Trost, 2010 (http://purl.umn.edu/93517)dimensionless
2442-59cm %Raw Trime output of volumetric water content, in percent, for the soil profile 42-59 cm below land surface. dimensionless
2542-59cm TDR LevelRaw Trime output of TDR level for the soil profile 42-59 cm below land surface. dimensionless
26Adj92-107cm %Calibrated Trime output of volumetric water content, in percent, for the soil profile 92-107 cm below land surface. The raw value was converted using equation A5 in Appendix 1 of Trost, 2010 (http://purl.umn.edu/93517)dimensionless
2792-107cm %Raw Trime output of volumetric water content, in percent, for the soil profile 92-107 cm below land surface. dimensionless
2892-107cm TDR LevelRaw Trime output of TDR level for the soil profile 92-107 cm below land surface. dimensionless
29Adj142-159cm %Calibrated Trime output of volumetric water content, in percent, for the soil profile 142-159 cm below land surface. The raw value was converted using equation A5 in Appendix 1 of Trost, 2010 (http://purl.umn.edu/93517)dimensionless
30142-159cm %Raw Trime output of volumetric water content, in percent, for the soil profile 142-159 cm below land surface. dimensionless
31142-159cm TDR LevelRaw Trime output of TDR level for the soil profile 142-159 cm below land surface. dimensionless
32AdjDeepestInterval cm %Calibrated Trime output of volumetric water content, in percent, for the deepest measurement made in the soil profile at a given location. The raw value was converted using equation A5 in Appendix 1 of Trost, 2010 (http://purl.umn.edu/93517)dimensionless
33Deepest Interval cmThe maximum depth of the probe in the PVC access tube. The range of the soil profile measured is between 17 cm above the value in this column and the value in this column.centimeter
34Deepest Interval cm %Raw Trime output of volumetric water content, in percent, for the deepest measurement made in the soil profile at a given location. dimensionless
35Deepest Interval cm TDR LevelRaw Trime output of TDR level for the deepest measurement made in the soil profile at a given location. dimensionless
36Notesdata processing and field comments.
 

SAMPLE DATASET

Plot Treatment vegetation typeTreatmentTubeIDSamplingIDSamplingDateYearDayHourMinuteSamplingInitialsProbeTypeHandheldSNProbeSNRepSamplingType0-17cm %Adj0-17cm %0-17cm TDR LevelAdj17-34cm %17-34cm %17-34cm TDR LevelAdj42-59cm %42-59cm %42-59cm TDR LevelAdj92-107cm %92-107cm %92-107cm TDR LevelAdj142-159cm %142-159cm %142-159cm TDR LevelAdjDeepestInterval cm %Deepest Interval cmDeepest Interval cm %Deepest Interval cm TDR LevelNotes
4BTorig116/16/200820081681200JWTrimeFM T3950295021Monitor64.169400285575.2978787728.858.810.5126863717.456.211.703762511956.4
7HCorig216/16/200820081681200JWTrimeFM T3950295021Monitor
25HTorig316/16/200820081681200JWTrimeFM T3950295021Monitor13.67.92900168956.26.51336670511.2554.6123040487.257.89.17353867515.555.518.1508163326.958.8
37HTorig416/16/200820081681200JWTrimeFM T3950295021Monitor12.97.49704818955.47.99192447413.756.23.6022464394.1577.5578305731357.8
41HCorig516/16/200820081681200JWTrimeFM T3950295021Monitor
61CTorig616/16/200820081681200JWTrimeFM T3950295021Monitor21.913.9826242257.811.1761211418.358.510.223573391757.28.57139345714.658.58.1186615413.961.5Hit the water table, 100% reading at 192cm, deleted
72PCorig716/16/200820081681200JWTrimeFM T3950295021Monitor
84BCorig916/16/200820081681200JWTrimeFM T3950295021Monitor
88HCorig1016/16/200820081681200JWTrimeFM T3950295021Monitor
95PTorig1116/16/200820081681200JWTrimeFM T3950295021Monitor14.38.37564605260.18.5058617214.558.59.65662444116.258.510.0091707516.759.319.515358728.559.616.9640555720925.557.8Double checked with field data
101PCorig1216/16/200820081681200JWTrimeFM T3950295021Monitor
                                    

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