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Calhoun Experimental Watersheds 2, 3, 4 - Soil Moisture, Soil Redox Potential (2014-2015)

Variables:  specific conductance (soil conductivity)

Date Range:  (2014-11-01 to 2015-09-30. Measurements made every 2 months)

Dataset Creators/Authors:  Caitlin Hodges; Daniel Markewitz; Aaron Thompson

Contact:  Caitlin Hodges, University of Georgia, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, 3111 Miller Plant Science Bldg, Athens, GA 30602, chodges@uga.edu

Field Area:   Calhoun Experimental Forest and Eco-hydrology Experiments

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  • Description

    These are the output data from surveys of watersheds 2, 3, and 4 with a Dualem 2 electromagnetic induction (EMI) probe. The probe was carried along the contour of the slope and recorded georeferenced measurements of specific conductance every one to two seconds. These measurements were started in November of 2014 and continued to be made every two months for a year after (November 2014 – September 2015) by Caitlin Hodges. EMI provides information on soil specific conductance, which can then be used to infer soil moisture and texture conditions. When repeated measurements are made, soil moisture changes over time can be observed. This raw data is best utilized by importing into ArcMap and interpolating the specific conductivity measurements to generate a 2D map of soil conductivity. Hodges used the data to inform her installation of her rusted steel redox indicators in the watersheds to assess soil redox potential in the watersheds (first deployment, October 2015).
  • Keywords

    EMI, soil moisture, soil, Calhoun, iron redox, electromagnetic induction

    XML Metadata

    criticalzone.org/calhoun/data/xml-metadata-test/4674/

    XML is in ISO-19115 geographic metadata format, compatible with ESRI Geoportal Server.

  • Citation for This Dataset

    Hodges, C., A. Thompson, D. Markewitz, 2015, Calhoun Experimental Watersheds soil moisture, soil redox, electromagnetic induction, http://criticalzone.org/calhoun/data/dataset/4673/

    Citation for This Webpage

    Caitlin Hodges; Daniel Markewitz; Aaron Thompson (2015). "CZO Dataset: Calhoun Experimental Watersheds 2, 3, 4 - Soil Moisture, Soil Redox Potential (2014-2015)." Retrieved 20 Aug 2019, from http://criticalzone.org/calhoun/data/dataset/4674/

Data

Calhoun Experimental Watersheds 2, 3, 4 - soil moisture, soil redox, electromagnetic induction

(xlsx)   Data Level 0,  [Private]

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