Like the CZT-1 site, a number of sensors are arrayed around the Critical Zone Tree 2 to provide spatially and temporally resolved data on the water balance of a single tree. CZT-2 is a Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa). At this tree, 8 pits are arranged in the cardinal directions, up to 5 m from the tree. Soil temperature, moisture, and matric potential sensors are installed in each pit at depths of 15, 30, 60 cm, and deeper when soil depth allows below the mineral soil surface.
Data control and storage on Campbell Scientific CR1000 dataloggers, using AM16/32B multiplexers.
Soil volumetric water content (VWC) temperature, and electrical conductivity measured using Decagon Devices 5-TE sensors at depths of 15, 30, 60 cm, and deeper when soil depth allows below the mineral soil surface.
Soil matric potential (SWP) measured using Decagon Devices MPS-1 sensor and tensiometers.
Sap Flow measured by the Heat-Pulse Method sensors spaced radially around CZT-2, facing N, E, S and W.
Additional metadata information is available for the:
CZT-2 site and CZT-2 methods.
Additional metadata are available in the parent directory of this dataset, such as site properties, instrumentation, and processing notes.
water balance, critical zone tree, CZT, ponderosa, pine, mid-elevation, Davis, hydrology, volumetric water content, VWC, EC, matric potential, sap flow, tensiometer, TDR
XML is in ISO-19115 geographic metadata format, compatible with ESRI Geoportal Server.
Citation for This Dataset
Citation for This Webpage
Peter Hartsough, Jan Hopmans (2012). "CZO Dataset: Critical Zone Tree 2 - Soil Moisture, Soil Temperature, Electrical Conductivity, Matric Potential, Sap Flow (2010-2012)." Retrieved 20 Mar 2018, from http://criticalzone.org/sierra/data/dataset/2642/
Soil Moisture Tree Water Status Dynamics in a Mid-Latitude Montane Forest, Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory, CA . Hartsough, P.C., Malazian, A., Kamai, T., Roudneva, E., Hopmans, J.W., (2009): Fall meeting, American Geophysical Union, December 2009. 90(52) Abstract H33A-0844.
Soil Moisture/ Tree Water Status Dynamics in Mid-Latitude Montane Forest, Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory, CA. Hartsough, P.C., Malazian, A., Meadows, M.W., Roudneva, K., Storch, J., Bales, R.C., Hopmans, J.W. (2010): Fall meeting, American Geophysical Union, December 2010. Abstract H11G-0894.
Comparison of sap flux data from two instrumented tree species in a forested catchment with different levels of water stress. Hartsough, P.C. Roudneva, E., Malazian, A.I., Meadows, M.W., Kelly, A.E., Bales, R.C., Goulden, M., Hopmans, J.W. (2011): Fall meeting, American Geophysical Union, December 2011. Abstract GC31A-1023.
Paired tree and soil instrumentation: what can we learn from two instrumented sites across various gradients in a forested catchment. Hartsough, P.C., Roudneva, E., Malazian, A.I., Meadows, M.W., Bales, R.C., and Hopmans, J.W. (2012): Fall meeting, American Geophysical Union, December 2012. Abstract H31G-1211.
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