GLBRC Sustainability Data Catalog

Soil Texture of Deep Cores — GLBRC Scale-up Experiment

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Soil texture (percentage sand, silt, and clay) of deep core samples from fields of the GLBRC Scale-up Experiment. Deep core samples are divided into four depth intervals (0-10, 10-25, 25-50, and 50-100 cm).

This datatable is part of the GLBRC Scale-up Soil Properties dataset. Soil properties of fields at Lux Arbor Reserve (L1-L3) and Marshall Farm (M1-M4) planted to corn (L1, M1), switchgrass (L2, M3), and restored prairie (L3, M2) in 2010 after a 2009 no-till soybean crop in all fields to convert tilled corn-soybean-wheat rotations (AGR) at Lux Arbor and fields in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) at Marshall Farm to no-till bioenergy crops. One field at Marshall Farm (M4) remained as CRP brome grass to serve as a reference. Each field has 10 sampling stations (S1-S10) around which most soil sampling occurs.

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Experiment: GLBRC Scale-up Experiment
Data available from: April 2009 to May 2009
Dataset: GLBRC124
Datatable ID: GLBRC088-017.59
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Last Updated 2022-10-10
Variate Description Units
sample date date of sample collection
site experiment location
treatment name treatment description
treatment experimental treatment
station sampling station
top depth upper depth of soil core centimeter
bottom depth lower depth of sampling core centimeter
sand sand content of soil %
silt silt content of soil %
clay clay content of soil %

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Data Excerpt

sample_date site treatment_name treatment station top_depth bottom_depth sand silt clay
2009-04-24 KBS Lux Arbor Reserve AGR-Corn L1 S1 0 10 52.5 35.0 12.5
2009-04-24 KBS Lux Arbor Reserve AGR-Corn L1 S1 10 25 42.5 42.5 15.0
2009-04-24 KBS Lux Arbor Reserve AGR-Corn L1 S1 25 50 37.5 35.0 27.5
2009-04-24 KBS Lux Arbor Reserve AGR-Corn L1 S1 50 100 85.0 7.5 7.5
2009-04-24 KBS Lux Arbor Reserve AGR-Corn L1 S10 0 10 55.0 42.5 2.5
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