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BAC: Biodiversity and Climate - Experiment 249


Soil microbial functions and enzyme activity

Years Available: 2011 - 2012

Principle Investigators

Tilman, David
Powers, Jennifer
McFadden, Joe

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ATTRIBUTES

FieldNameDefinitionUnitCode
1PlotcodeBAC plot number sampled
2YearYear sample was collected (YYYY)
3Plant species richnessNumber of species planted in plotnumber
4TemperatureTemperature treatmentambient=ambient temperature, 1.5 degrees C=temperature increase of 1.5 degrees C using heating lamps, 3 degrees C=temperature increase of 3 degrees C using heating lamps
5Legumespresence/absence of legumes0=absence; 1=presence
6Forbspresence/absence of forbs0=absence; 1=presence
7Woody speciespresence/absence of woddy species0=absence; 1=presence
8C3-grassespresence/absence of C3-grasses0=absence; 1=presence
9C4-grassespresence/absence of C4-grasses0=absence; 1=presence
10Water content percentsoil water contentdimensionless
11Cmicmicrobial biomass (??g microbial biomass/gram soil dry weight)microgramsPerGram
12CMicrobial growth after addtion of glucosedimensionless
13CNMicrobial growth after addtion of glucose and ammoniumsulfatedimensionless
14CPMicrobial growth after addtion of glucose and monopotassium phosphatedimensionless
15CNPMicrobial growth after addtion of glucose, monopotassium phosphate and ammoniumsulfatedimensionless
16Beta-1,4-Glucosidasesubstrate Beta-1,4-Glucosidase activity (nmol/gram dry soil/hour)nmolPerGramPerHour
17Cellobiohydrolasesubstrate Cellobiohydrolase activity (nmol/gram dry soil/hour)nmolPerGramPerHour
18Beta-1,4-N-Acetylglucosaminidasesubstrate Beta-1,4-N-Acetylglucosaminidase activity (nmol/gram dry soil/hour)nmolPerGramPerHour
19Acid phosphatasesubstrate Acid phosphatase activity (nmol/gram dry soil/hour)nmolPerGramPerHour
20Phenol oxidasesubstrate Phenol oxidase activity (nmol/gram dry soil/hour)nmolPerGramPerHour
21Peroxidasesubstrate Peroxidase activity (nmol/gram dry soil/hour)nmolPerGramPerHour
22Ureasesubstrate Urease activity (nmol/gram dry soil/hour)nmolPerGramPerHour
23Beta-1,4-GlucosidaseMass specific enzyme activity of Beta-1,4-Glucosidase (nmol/hour / ??g microbial biomass carbon)nmolPerHourPerMicrogram
24CellobiohydrolaseMass specific enzyme activity of Cellobiohydrolase (nmol/hour / ??g microbial biomass carbon)nmolPerHourPerMicrogram
25Beta1,4-N-AcetylglucosaminidaseMass specific enzyme activity of Beta-1,4-N-Acetylglucosaminidase (nmol/hour /??g microbial biomass carbon)nmolPerHourPerMicrogram
26Acid phosphataseMass specific enzyme activity of Acid phosphatase (nmol/hour / ??g microbial biomass carbon)nmolPerHourPerMicrogram
27Phenol oxidaseMass specific enzyme activity of Phenol oxidase (nmol/hour / ??g microbial biomass carbon)nmolPerHourPerMicrogram
28PeroxidaseMass specific enzyme activity of Peroxidase (nmol/hour / ??g microbial biomass carbon)nmolPerHourPerMicrogram
29UreaseMass specific enzyme activity of Urease (nmol/hour / ??g microbial biomass carbon)nmolPerHourPerMicrogram
 

SAMPLE DATASET

PlotcodeYearPlant species richnessTemperatureLegumesForbsWoody speciesC3-grassesC4-grassesWater content %CmicCCNCPCNPBeta-1,4-GlucosidaseCellobio-hydrolaseBeta-1,4-N-acetylgluco-saminidaseAcid phosphatasePhenol oxidasePeroxidaseUreaseBeta-1,4-GlucosidaseCellobio-hydrolaseBeta-1,4-N-acetylgluco-saminidaseAcid phosphatasePhenol oxidasePeroxidaseUrease
137 B20111 + 1.5 degrees C100005.17252.2150.06710.08610.05060.10062530.2140.49304.0319670.480.283.3369.380.557.651.179.040.00060.02141.25
167 B20111 + 1.5 degrees C010004.5136.4580.03590.12640.08940.04163470.4260.09355.4320904.010.323.04114.820.3014.731.66110.070.00110.00280.47
237 B20111 + 1.5 degrees C000106.54193.9990.03540.05050.03640.05614847.33212.55476.537793.180.404.81109.431.9431.3210.43141.930.00300.02160.92
280 B20111 + 1.5 degrees C000013.7796.8120.00560.1340.08090.0852981.92400.56388.6523190.770.291.8669.10.5334.825.75257.680.00240.04370.82
290 B20111 + 1.5 degrees C000003.47270.0670.04540.1190.0750.04813107.4398.98533.5427852.890.260.40103.31.1118.438.8288.750.00050.00960.54
291 B20111 + 1.5 degrees C100002.19138.3640.0450.12140.11110.10123287.7104.71372.1125401.450.270.57126.590.5720.262.26150.420.00180.00600.30
338 B20111 + 1.5 degrees C010003.69205.5590.04860.1040.10360.03843901.49841.82652.7822360.850.462.71167.641.1516.513.5725.370.00040.02452.27
137 B20111 + 3 degrees C100003.69233.9150.03460.10020.04730.1483499.6360.93328.7914930.40.253.26109.650.958.823.2822.000.00180.01825.72
167 B20111 + 3 degrees C010003.26147.1210.03110.11740.0650.13061940.91258.51974.669937.290.332.041280.651.0932.313.48195.000.00230.00840.79
230 B20111 + 3 degrees C000014.53181.020.02920.10720.06450.11191877.5169.37522.212913.140.263.141101.580.1610.031.2177.990.00110.01320.28
237 B20111 + 3 degrees C000103.54101.2820.04380.05560.03350.02492427.9770.71381.037348.510.270.5469.350.4425.432.60153.190.00230.02230.84
280 B20111 + 3 degrees C000012.81111.6030.03940.11640.05770.11612712.57118.8242.815846.710.372.8257.851.1024.992.46194.810.00210.02480.56
                             

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