GLBRC Sustainability Data Catalog

Agronomic Soil Chemistry — GLBRC Biodiversity Experiment

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Soil chemistry collected at the GLBRC Extensive sites and analyzed by the Michigan State University Soils Laboratory.

This datatable is part of the GLBRC Extensive Sites dataset. This research is part of the broader investigation of the implications of cellulosic biofuel production on biodiversity, including beneficial microbes and insects as well as birds of conservation interest.


Experiment: GLBRC Biodiversity Experiment
Data available from: August 2008 to September 2008
Dataset: GLBRC080
Datatable ID: GLBRC080-007.40
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Last Updated 2020-07-10
Variate Description Units
sample date date the sample was collected
state State (Wisconsin or Michigan)
habitat biofuel crop
sitename Extensive experiment site name
station sampling location
depth sampling depth
ph soil pH
lime index indicator of potential acidity
p ppm phosphorus concentration- Bray P1 procedure mg/kg
k ppm potassium concentration mg/kg
ca ppm calcium concentration mg/kg
mg ppm magnesium concentration mg/kg

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Data Excerpt

sample_date state habitat sitename station depth ph lime_index p_ppm k_ppm ca_ppm mg_ppm
2008-09-08 MI switchgrass SW08 Station4 4 0-25cm 6.4 68.0 12.0 54.0 1329.0 208.0
2008-09-29 MI prairie PR07 Station4 4 0-25cm 6.0 67.0 24.0 70.0 916.0 154.0
2008-09-08 MI switchgrass SW08 Station3 3 0-25cm 6.2 69.0 10.0 53.0 1043.0 139.0
2008-09-08 MI switchgrass SW08 Station2 2 0-25cm 6.1 68.0 10.0 39.0 995.0 133.0
2008-09-03 MI switchgrass SW02 Station4 4 0-25cm 7.0 77.0 29.0 656.0 162.0
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