Variables: Julian Day, Decimal Time of Day, Water Table Raw (mV, Well Summary data only), Water Table (mm or cm)
Standard Variables: Water depth
Date Range: (2007-2014)
Dataset Creators/Authors: Lin, Henry
Contact: Dr. Henry Lin, Crop and Soil Science, The Pennsylvania State University, 444 Agricultural Sciences and Industries Building, University Park, PA. 814-865-6726 firstname.lastname@example.org
soil, water, hydrology, hydropedology, soil science, water table
XML is in ISO-19115 geographic metadata format, compatible with ESRI Geoportal Server.
The following acknowledgment should accompany any publication or citation of these data: Logistical support and/or data were provided by the NSF-supported Shale Hills Susquehanna Critical Zone Observatory.
Lin, Henry (2014). "CZO Dataset: Shale Hills - Hydropedologic Properties (2007-2014) - Water Table." Retrieved 19 Oct 2019, from http://criticalzone.org/national/data/dataset/2586/
Soil moisture patterns in a forested catchment: A hydropedological perspective. Lin, H.S., Kogelmann, W., Walker, C., and Bruns, M.A. (2006): Geoderma 131:345-368.
Controls and Frequency of Preferential Flow Occurrence: A 175-event Analysis. Graham, C., and Lin, H.S. (2011): Vadose Zone Journal 10:816-831
Opening the "Black Box": Water Chemistry Reveals Hydrological Controls on Weathering in the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory . Jin, L., Andrews, D.M., Holmes, G.H., Lin, H., and Brantley, S.L. (2011): Vadose Zone Journal 10:928-942,
Evidence of Subsurface Preferential Flow Using Soil Hydrologic Monitoring in the Shale Hills Catchment . Lin, H.S., and Zhou, X. (2008): European Journal of Soil Science 59:34–49.
Temporal stability of soil moisture spatial pattern and subsurface preferential flow pathways in the Shale Hills Catchment. Lin, H.S. (2006): Vadose Zone Journal 5:317-340.
Temporal Dynamics of Soil Moisture Spatial Variability in the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory. Takagi, K. and H.S. Lin. (2011): Vadose Zone Journal 10:832-842,
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