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Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory - Soil Moisture - Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity (Ksat) (2017)

Variables:  Ksat (cm/hr)

Standard Variables:  Hydraulic Conductivity

Date Range:  (2017-06-13 to 2017-07-28)

Dataset Creators/Authors:  Ryland, Rachel; Markewitz, Daniel; Sutter, Lori

Contact:  Lori Sutter, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia,

Field Area:   Calhoun CZO Research Area 2 | Calhoun CZO Research Area 3

Keywords & XML
  • Description

    Location within the Calhoun where measurements were taken, based on naming conventions used within the CCZO. Rx Reference Site x WSx Watershed 1 Landscape Position: Position on hillslope within the site where measurements were taken (and some samples collected). Upslope, Midslope, and Toeslope. UniqueID created for sample transfer to Allan Bacon, including date of collection, collectors initials, area, landscape position & depth Depth (cm) The depth at the bottom of the augered hole. Soil samples were collected right above this depth. As the protocol developed, some soil samples in the LTSE site were taken above, at, and/or below the KSAT measurement depth, as noted by "AB","AT"or "B" next to the depth. This collection method will no longer take place Ksat & Ksat Class Ksat calculated with spreadsheet provided by the NRCS. Ksat Class Class Limits (Range). According to (cm/hr)   NRCS Ksat classification outlined in National Soil Survey Handbook Very High ≥ 36 High 3.6-36 Moderately High 0.36-3.6 Moderately Low 0.036-.36 Low 0.0036-0.036 Very Low <.0036 Latitude and Longitude: Geoid: GCS_WGS_1984 Datum: D_WGS_1984 Projection: No Projection Angular Unit: decimal degrees. Followed instructions in the SOP for Amoozemeter use.
  • Keywords

    Ksat, saturated hydraulic conductivity, soil

    XML Metadata

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

  • Citation for This Webpage

    Ryland, Rachel; Markewitz, Daniel; Sutter, Lori (2017). "CZO Dataset: Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory - Soil Moisture (2017) - Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity (Ksat)." Retrieved 08 Dec 2019, from


CCZO - Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity (Ksat)

(xlsx)   Data Level 1,  [Private]

CCZO - Ksat standard operating procedure

(docx)   Data Level 4,  [Private]

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