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The New York transect site is located near Paris, New York, in Oneida County, about thirty minutes from Colgate University. Private landowners have generously allowed use of their land for soil sampling and installation of a weather tower. The shale is part of the Clinton Group, which is equivalent to the Rose Hill Shale farther south in Pennsylvania. The site has thick forest cover and a perennial stream; elevation is 719 ft. Winters are harsh and cold and summers are moderate. Mean annual precipitation is 100 cm and mean annual temperature is 8.3 °C.

8.3 °C   Temp

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Undergraduates Sarah Lemon and Gary Marshall work with site PI Rich April.

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  • Setting & Research

    The New York transect site is located near Paris, New York, in Oneida County, about thirty minutes from Colgate University. Private landowners have generously allowed use of their land for soil sampling and installation of a weather tower. The shale is part of the Clinton Group, which is equivalent to the Rose Hill Shale farther south in Pennsylvania. The site has thick forest cover and a perennial stream; elevation is 719 ft. Winters are harsh and cold and summers are moderate. Mean annual precipitation is 100 cm and mean annual temperature is 8.3 °C.

    Representative mobile weather station, like this one, was placed at each of the transect sites.

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  • Photos

    Shale Transect Site - New York
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  • Climate

    8.3 °C Mean Annual Temp
    1000 mm Mean Annual Precipitation

    Winters are harsh and cold and summers are moderate. Mean annual precipitation is 100 cm and mean annual temperature is 8.3 °C.