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Shale Hills - Groundwater Chemistry (2008-2010)

Level 1 - Quality Controlled Data

Variables:  Sample_Date, Sample Number, Site Name, DOC (ppm), Cl- (μM), NO3- (μM), SO42- (μM), F (μM), Al+3 (μM), Ca+2 (μM), K+ (μM), Mg+2 (μM), Na+ (μM), Si (μM), Sr (μM), Fe+3 (μM), Mn+2 (μM), P (μM), Ba (μM), δ2H (‰), δ18O (‰)

Date Range:  (2008-2010)

Dataset Creators/Authors:  Brantley, Susan L.; Duffy, Christopher, J.

Contact:  Dr. Susan Brantley, Professor of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University, 2217 Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, University Park, PA, 16802, 814.865.1619, sxb7@psu.edu. Dr. Christopher J. Duffy, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 212 Sackett Building, University Park, PA 16802, (814) 863-4384, cxd11@psu.edu

Field Area:   Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory

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  • Description

    Groundwater chemistry from two unscreened wells (GW1 and GW2) at Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory from 2008-2010. Well are approximately 2.74 m deep and were sampled daily using automatic samplers (2700 series, Teledyne Isco, Lincoln, NE).
    Comments
    Four groundwater samples were collected at each well per sampling event. Three samples were filtered (0.45 μm Nylon syringe filters) and analyzed for major anions, cations and DOC, while the last samples was unfiltered and analyzed for oxygen and hydrogen stable isotopes. Cations and DOC samples were acidified in the laboratory with nitric and hydrochloric acids, respectively. DOC and stable isotopes samples were collected were collected in glass bottle and while major ion samples were collected in screw top Nalgene bottles. Major cations and silica were analyzed on an inductively coupled plasma–optical emission spectrometer (ICP– OES), while major anions were measured on the Dionex Ion Chromatograph (Sunnyvale, CA). Dissolved organic carbon was analyzed using a Shimadzu TOC-5000A analyzer (Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Columbia, MD). Oxygen and hydrogen stable isotopes were analyzed ion the DLT-100 liquid water stable analyzer (Los Gatos Research, Mountain View, CA).
  • Keywords

    soil water chemistry, anions, cations, dissolved organic carbon, oxygen and hydrogen stable isotopes

    XML Metadata

    http://criticalzone.org/national/data/xml-metadata-test/2645/

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

  • Citation for This Dataset

    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.

    Citation for This Webpage

    Brantley, Susan L.; Duffy, Christopher, J. (2010). "CZO Dataset: Shale Hills - Groundwater Chemistry (2008-2010)." Retrieved 21 Sep 2017, from http://criticalzone.org/national/data/dataset/2645/

  • Publications

    Primary Publications

    2011

    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,

    Other Publications

    2011

    Hot Spots and Hot Moments of Dissolved Organic Carbon Export and Soil Organic Carbon Storage in the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory . Andrews, D.M., H. Lin, Q. Zhu, L. Jin, S.L. Brantley. (2011): Vadose Zone Journal 10:943-954

Data

Shale Hills - Ground Water - 2008

(.xls)   Data Level 1,  Metadata

Shale Hills - Ground Water - 2009

(.xls)   Data Level 1,  Metadata

Shale Hills - Ground Water - 2010

(.xls)   Data Level 1,  Metadata

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