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MLE soil characterization (pit samples)

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Soil chemistry at sites of GLBRC marginal land experiment.

This datatable is part of the Soil Characterization on the MLE sites dataset. Pits were excavated to 1 meter to characterize the soil at the Marginal Land sites.

MLE locations:

Reference System EPSG:4326

Oregon -89.35686085955242675 42.96678576412838879
Rhinelander -89.21569884010642681 45.66579046287829158
Hancock -89.5340004834417158 44.11917303671684465
Lux Arbor -85.45168947730967091 42.47727683751159589
Escanaba -87.18708014035972553 45.76354323389890766
Lake City -85.19951254070109314 44.29588639161008956

Note

Experiment: GLBRC Marginal Land Experiment
Data available from: October 2017 to November 2017
Dataset: GLBRC128
Datatable ID: GLBRC128-002 .69
Core Areas Inorganic Nutrients
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Last Updated 2019-02-04
Variate Description Units
year sampling year
sampling date
site code code of MLE site
site GLBRC MLE site
campaign
top depth cm top depth of soil sampling centimeter
bottom depth cm bottom depth of soil sampling centimeter
pH pH value of soil sample (1:1 soil:water) dimensionless
lime index
p ppm phosphorus (Bray P1 extraction) µg/L
k ppm potassium µg/L
ca ppm calcium µg/L
mg ppm magnesium µg/L
na ppm sodium µg/L
inorganic carbon percentage %
organic carbon percentage %
nitrogen percentage %
bulk density bulk density (g/cm^3) grams/cubiccentimeter
estimated porosity percent porosity cubiccentimeters/cubiccentimeters
minimal porosity percent porosity cubiccentimeters/cubiccentimeters
sand percent sand %
silt percent silt %
clay percent clay %
texture category of soil texture

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Data Excerpt

year site_code site sample_date campaign top_depth_cm bottom_depth_cm ph lime_index p_ppm k_ppm ca_ppm mg_ppm na_ppm inorganic_carbon_percentage organic_carbon_percentage nitrogen_percentage bulk_density estimated_porosity minimum_porosity sand silt clay texture
MN Michigan North - Escanaba 2017-10-07 MLE soil pit sample 0 23 7.0 0.0 14.0 43.0 1305.0 151.0 16 0.0 1.7257 0.1513 1.26111 52.4111 28.3077 57.136 27.712 15.152 Sandy Loam
MN Michigan North - Escanaba 2017-10-07 MLE soil pit sample 23 44 7.4 0.0 3.0 34.0 822.0 96.0 12 0.0 0.3779 0.0298 1.29679 51.0644 21.5635 55.136 28.712 16.152 Sandy Loam
MN Michigan North - Escanaba 2017-10-07 MLE soil pit sample 44 55 7.6 0.0 1.0 63.0 1480.0 212.0 14 0.353634 0.506866 0.0551 1.0109 61.853 21.0448 49.136 23.712 27.152 Sandy Clay Loam
MN Michigan North - Escanaba 2017-10-07 MLE soil pit sample 55 70 8.1 0.0 1.0 43.0 4074.0 138.0 25 2.70153 0.0 0.0122 1.25314 52.7116 19.4194 55.136 25.712 19.152 Sandy Loam
MN Michigan North - Escanaba 2017-10-07 MLE soil pit sample 70 108 8.1 0.0 1.0 44.0 4116.0 133.0 17 3.14884 0.0 0.0148 1.2964 51.0793 16.8155 55.136 25.712 19.152 Sandy Loam
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