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Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory - Soil Moisture - Hydroprobe (2016-2018)

Variables:  Plot, Date, Std Count, Depth (cm), Counts, R (Counts/Std)

Date Range:  (2016-10-06 to 2018-02-22)

Dataset Creators/Authors:  Austin, Jason C.; Brecheisen, Zachary S.; Cook, Charles W.; Heine, Paul R.; Richter, Daniel deB.

Contact:  Jason C. Austin, University of Georgia, Athens, GA,

Field Area:   Calhoun CZO Research Area 1 | Calhoun CZO Research Area 4 | Calhoun CZO Research Area 7

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  • Description

    Soil moisture data collected using a CPN 503 Elite Hydroprobe (Instrotek, Inc., Raleigh, NC, USA) inserted into 5 m deep wells lined with PVC tubing. Measurements are taken in 30 cm intervals at depths between 30 and 480 cm, measured from the mineral soil surface. Standard count (R) is collected once per sampling date before data collection. Counts are collected for 30 sec per sample. These data are collected concurrently with soil gas sample collections at three locations in the Research Area 1 cultivated fields, and in References Hardwood and Old Field Pine pairs in Research Areas 1, 4 and 7. Hydroprobe and soil gas data are also collected in 6 locations in a pine forest in Research Area 1. Calibration relating count data to soil moisture is still in progress.
  • Keywords

    Soil Moisture, Hydroprobe

    XML Metadata

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

  • Citation for This Dataset

    Austin, J.C., Z.S. Brecheisen, C.W. Cook, P.R. Heine, D.deB. Richter, Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory Hydroprobe Data, 2018,

    Citation for This Webpage

    Austin, Jason C.; Brecheisen, Zachary S.; Cook, Charles W.; Heine, Paul R.; Richter, Daniel deB. (2018). "CZO Dataset: Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory - Soil Moisture (2016-2018) - Hydroprobe." Retrieved 18 Sep 2018, from


Calhoun CZO - Hydroprobe Data 2016-2018

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