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Santa Catalina Mountains - Soil Water Chemistry (2006-2018)

Santa Catalina Mountains Soil Solution Chemistry

Variables:  delta-D of H2O, delta-18O of H2O, pH, Electrical conductivity, Carbon dissolved inorganic, Carbon dissolved organic, Nitrogen total dissolved, Fluoride dissolved, Chloride dissolved, Nitrogen dissolved nitrite (NO2), Bromide dissolved, Nitrogen dissolved nitrate (NO3), Sulfate dissolved, Phosphorus orthophosphate dissolved, Beryllium dissolved, Boron dissolved, Sodium dissolved, Magnesium dissolved, Aluminum dissolved, Silicon dissolved, Phosphorus dissolved, Potassium dissolved, Calcium dissolved, Titanium dissolved, Vanadium dissolved, Chromium dissolved, Manganese dissolved, Iron dissolved, Cobalt dissolved, Nickel dissolved, Copper dissolved, Zinc dissolved, Arsenic dissolved, Selenium dissolved, Strontium dissolved, Yttrium dissolved, Zirconium dissolved, Molybdenum dissolved, Silver dissolved, Cadmium dissolved, Tin dissolved, Antimony dissolved, Barium dissolved, Lanthanum dissolved, Cerium dissolved, Praseodymium dissolved, Neodymium dissolved, Samarium dissolved, Europium dissolved, Gadolinium dissolved, Terbium dissolved, Dysprosium dissolved, Holmium dissolved, Erbium dissolved, Thulium dissolved, Ytterbium dissolved, Lutetium dissolved, Thallium dissolved, Lead dissolved, Uranium dissolved, Nitrogen NH4, Phosphorus orthophosphate dissolved, Fluorescence index, Humification index, UV Absorbance, Specific UV Absorbance, delta-D of H2O, delta-18O of H2O.

Standard Variables:  Aluminum, dissolved|Antimony, dissolved|Arsenic, dissolved|Barium, dissolved|Beryllium, dissolved|Boron, dissolved|Bromide, dissolved|Cadmium, dissolved|Calcium, dissolved|Carbon, dissolved inorganic|Carbon, dissolved organic|Cerium, dissolved|Chloride, dissolved|Chromium (VI), dissolved|Cobalt, dissolved|Copper, dissolved|delta-18O of H2O|delta-D of H2O|Dysprosium, dissolved|Electrical conductivity|Erbium, dissolved|Europium, dissolved|Fluorescence index|Fluoride, dissolved|Gadolinium, dissolved|Holmium, dissolved|Humification index|Iron, dissolved|Lanthanum, dissolved|Lead, dissolved|Lutetium, dissolved|Magnesium, dissolved|Manganese, dissolved|Molybdenum, dissolved|Neodymium, dissolved|Nickel, dissolved|Nitrogen, dissolved nitrate (NO3)|Nitrogen, dissolved nitrite (NO2)|Nitrogen, NH4|Nitrogen, total dissolved|pH|Phosphorus, dissolved|Phosphorus, orthophosphate dissolved|Potassium, dissolved|Praseodymium, dissolved|Samarium, dissolved|Selenium, dissolved|Silicon, dissolved|Silver, dissolved|Sodium, dissolved|SUVA280|SUVA254|Strontium, dissolved|Sulfate, dissolved|Terbium, dissolved|Thallium, dissolved|Thulium, dissolved|Tin, dissolved|Titanium, dissolved|Uranium, dissolved|Ultraviolet absorbance|Vanadium, dissolved|Ytterbium, dissolved|Yttrium, dissolved|Zinc, dissolved|Zirconium, dissolved

Date Range:  (2006-08-16 to 2018-12-24)

Dataset Creators/Authors:  Chorover, Jon; Perdrial, Julia; Troch, Peter; Heidbuechel, Ingo; Abramson, Nate; Amistadi, Mary Kay; Pedron, Shawn Alexander

Contact:  Jon Chorover, Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science, University of Arizona, 1177 E. 4th Street, Tucson, AZ 85721,

Field Area:   Santa Catalina Mountains

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  • Description

    Soil solution samples in the SCM field sites are collected with three types of soil solution samples: i) Prenart Super Quartz suction cups ( and ii) SoilMoisture suction cups (SoilMoisture Equipment Corp., Santa Barbara, CA) and iii) custom made zero-tension sampler (Hinckley et al., 2008). Prenart suction cups are optimized for all chemistry analyses and were installed without addition of Si-slurry to allow for artifact-free Si analyses. Applied suction for each Prenart is ~ 50kPa and SoilMoisture suction cups are sampled with a suction of 70-80kpa. Both suction cup types are optimized for all chemistry analyses with the exception of dissolved organic matter in the case of the SoilMoisture ones (due to potential sorption of DOM on the porous ceramic material). Zero-tension samplers are optimized for water flux determination at saturated flow and sampling for various chemistry analyses. In Marshall Gulch there are 8 SoilMoisture suction cups in the schist site and 7 in the granite site in both convergent and divergent landscape positions. These soil solution samplers are co-located with piezometers measuring water table depth within the soil profile. In the Oracle Ridge site there are 8 pits each equipped with 2 Prenarts and 1 SoilMoisture ceramic cup lysimeter. These samplers are co-located with Decagon Em5b data loggers with EC-5 soil moisture sensors and ECT soil temperature sensors. The B2 Desert site Schist and a Granite sites are both equipped with 7 zero-tension samplers (Hinckley et al., 2008) in both divergent and convergent landscape positions as well one SoilMoisture ceramic cup lysimeter. These samplers are co-located with Decagon Em5b data loggers with EC-5 soil moisture sensors and ECT soil temperature sensors.

    Data are provisional and may be subject to revision. Installation of samplers: Ingo Heidbuechel, Nate Abramson. Routine collection of samples: Nate Abramson. Filtered with 0.45um GHP Acrodisc syringe filters (acid-washed) - changed to nylon with CZO project 2011.
  • Keywords

    delta-D. dD, delta-18O, d18O, Isotopes, pH, Electrical conductivity, Oxygen, Temperature, Carbon, Nitrogen, Fluoride, Chloride, Nitrite, NO2, Bromide, Nitrate, NO3, Sulfate, Phosphorus, Beryllium, Boron, Sodium, Magnesium, Aluminum, Silicon, Potassium, Calcium, Titanium, Vanadium, Chromium, Manganese, Iron, Cobalt, Nickel, Copper, Zinc, Arsenic, Selenium, Strontium, Yttrium, Zirconium, Molybdenum, Silver, Cadmium, Tin, Antimony, Barium, Lanthanum, Cerium, Praseodymium, Neodymium, Samarium, Europium, Gadolinium, Terbium, Dysprosium, Holmium, Erbium, Thulium, Ytterbium, Lutetium, Thallium, Lead, Uranium, NH4, Orthophosphate, Fluorescence index, Humification index, UV Absorbance, Specific UV Absorbance, delta-D. dD, delta-18O, d18O, Isotopes, Soil Water, Marshall Gulch, Oracle Ridge, Desert, Santa Catalina Mountains, Arizona.

    XML Metadata

    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 Jemez River Basin and Santa Catalina Mountains Critical Zone Observatory EAR-0724958 and EAR-1331408.

    Citation for This Webpage

    Chorover, Jon; Perdrial, Julia; Troch, Peter; Heidbuechel, Ingo; Abramson, Nate; Amistadi, Mary Kay; Pedron, Shawn Alexander (2018). "CZO Dataset: Santa Catalina Mountains - Soil Water Chemistry (2006-2018)." Retrieved 11 Dec 2019, from

  • Acknowledgements


    National Science Foundation EAR-0724958
    National Science Foundation EAR-1331408


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Santa Catalina Mountains - Soil Water Isotopes 2006-2012

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Santa Catalina Mountains - Soil Water Chemistry 2009-2010

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Santa Catalina Mountains - Soil Water Chemistry 2011

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Santa Catalina Mountains - Soil Water Chemistry 2012

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Santa Catalina Mountains - Soil Water Chemistry 2013

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Santa Catalina Mountains - Soil Water Chemistry 2017

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Santa Catalina Mountains - Soil Water Chemistry 2018

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