High Nutrient Influences on Soil Moisture

Summary

Abstract: 

Investigation of the effect of penguins (high C and N inputs) on soil biota and soil properties was part of the McMurdo Dry Valleys Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project. The moisture content of soil samples collected for organism extraction and identification was determined. Samples were gathered on December 5, 1997 from Cape Crozier.

Date Range: 

Friday, December 5, 1997

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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 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/51631df550f006d3d1a292cd521f0a58

Short name: 

9712prso

Data set ID: 

230
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