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Title: Nevada Desert Face Facility Soil Water Content (%Vol)

Abstract

Method: 16 Dynamax TDR probes were installed in each ring in two microsite locations: a pair of 0.2- and 0.5-cm probes was installed under the canopy of four randomly selected Larrea plants in each plot, with another pair installed nearby in the interspace between perennial plants. Initially, 44% of the 0.5-m probes were not fully inserted into the soil because rocks in the soil impeded installation. For these probes, we corrected the soil water measurement based on the proportion of the probe length in air because the dielectric constant of air (1) is much less than that of water (80) (Topp 1993). By December 1999, all these TDR probes had been relocated in their respective microsite location so that they were fully inserted into the soil. [see Nowak et.al. (2004) Elevated atmospheric CO2 does not conserve soil water in the Mojave Desert. Ecology 85:93-99.]

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  1. Nevada Desert Face Facility
Publication Date:
Other Number(s):
cdiac:NDFF Soil Water Content
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org.:
Environmental System Science Data Infrastructure for a Virtual Ecosystem (ESS-DIVE) (United States)
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Keywords:
carbon dioxide; CO2 enrichment; FACE; soil moisture; Nevada Desert Face Facility; NDFF; vegetation response; DATE; HDOY; PLOT; PROBE; FUM; DEP (cm); CANOPY (un or op); V_H20 (%)
OSTI Identifier:
1463807
DOI:
10.15485/1463807

Citation Formats

Nowak, R. Nevada Desert Face Facility Soil Water Content (%Vol). United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.15485/1463807.
Nowak, R. Nevada Desert Face Facility Soil Water Content (%Vol). United States. doi:10.15485/1463807.
Nowak, R. 2007. "Nevada Desert Face Facility Soil Water Content (%Vol)". United States. doi:10.15485/1463807. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1463807. Pub date:Tue Jul 10 00:00:00 EDT 2007
@article{osti_1463807,
title = {Nevada Desert Face Facility Soil Water Content (%Vol)},
author = {Nowak, R.},
abstractNote = {Method: 16 Dynamax TDR probes were installed in each ring in two microsite locations: a pair of 0.2- and 0.5-cm probes was installed under the canopy of four randomly selected Larrea plants in each plot, with another pair installed nearby in the interspace between perennial plants. Initially, 44% of the 0.5-m probes were not fully inserted into the soil because rocks in the soil impeded installation. For these probes, we corrected the soil water measurement based on the proportion of the probe length in air because the dielectric constant of air (1) is much less than that of water (80) (Topp 1993). By December 1999, all these TDR probes had been relocated in their respective microsite location so that they were fully inserted into the soil. [see Nowak et.al. (2004) Elevated atmospheric CO2 does not conserve soil water in the Mojave Desert. Ecology 85:93-99.]},
doi = {10.15485/1463807},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2007},
month = {7}
}

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