Habitat Suitability - Soil Moisture

Summary

Abstract: 

Investigation of the variation in soil biota and soil properties across the McMurdo Dry Valleys as part of the McMurdo Dry Valleys Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project. The moisture content of soil samples which are collected for organism extraction and identification is determined. This study was carried out in the austral summer 1993/1994

Date Range: 

Friday, January 1, 1993 to Friday, December 31, 1993

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Variables: 

LOCATION
  • Label:
  • Definition: Name of area where measurement was made
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
DATE_TIME
  • Label:
  • Definition: Date on which sample was gathered
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: mm/dd/yyyy
  • Missing values: None specified
SAMPLE #
  • Label:
  • Definition: Sample ID associated with transect, sampling location
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
SOIL WATER CONTENT (%)
  • Label:
  • Definition: Percent water found in soil
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: 100
  • Minimum: 0
  • Precision: 0.0001
  • Missing values:
    • null = None given
COMMENTS
  • Label:
  • Definition: Helpful hints about the sample
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
FILE NAME
  • Label:
  • Definition: Name of file in which data was stored
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified

DOI: 

10.6073/pasta/7eeb0aab3998b75e4e626cab2bcb60ba

Short name: 

bdso

Data set ID: 

254
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Additional Project roles: 

Data Manager