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Title: Nitrogen concentration and isotope dataset for environmental samples from 2012 and 2013, Barrow, Alaska

Dataset includes nitrate concentrations for polygonal active layer samples, snowmelt; ammonium concentrations for active layer samples; nitrate isotopes for active layer samples, snowmelt, permafrost; ammonium isotopes for active layer samples; and nitrogen isotopes for soils and dissolved organic nitrogen extracted from soil pore waters.
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Publication Date:
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC05-00OR22725
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org(s):
Next Generation Ecosystems Experiment - Arctic, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (US)
Collaborations:
ORNL
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
Subject:
54 Environmental Sciences; ngee; ngee-arctic; nitrate concentrations; nitrate isotopes; ammonium concentrations; ammonium isotopes; soil organic nitrogen isotopes; dissolved organic nitrogen isotopes
OSTI Identifier:
1179130
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