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Delta T Soil Moisture — GLBRC Scale-up Experiment

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Soil moisture measurements were made with a Delta T soil moisture probe at multiple sample stations in fields at Marshall Farm in 2016.

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: May 2016 to October 2016
Dataset: GLBRC124
Datatable ID: GLBRC124-001.58
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Last Updated 2022-10-10
Variate Description Units
site Experimental site
sample date Date of sampling
location location within the field
latitude latitude of the sample location lat-long
longitude the longitude of the sample location lat-long
measurement number number of measurement taken
depth the sample depth in cm centimeter
moisture volumetric soil moisture. (%) dimensionless
comment comments about the sample

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Data Excerpt

site sample_date location latitude longitude measurement_number depth moisture comment
Marshall 2016-10-18 A1 42.4396 -85.32966 1 10.0 13.2
Marshall 2016-10-18 A1 42.4396 -85.32966 1 20.0 6.5
Marshall 2016-10-18 A1 42.4396 -85.32966 1 30.0 12.5
Marshall 2016-10-18 A1 42.4396 -85.32966 1 40.0 11.8
Marshall 2016-10-18 A1 42.4396 -85.32966 1 60.0 12.0
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