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Shale Hills - Hydropedologic Properties, Soil Moisture - Shale Hills Model Input Soil Parameters (2013)

Level 3 - Interpreted Products

Variables:  Soil type, soil horizon, depth, total porosity, saturated vertical hydraulic conductivity, horizontal hydraulic conductivity, van Genuchten Alpha, van Genuchten Beta

Standard Variables:  Groundwater Depth|Electrical conductivity|Hydraulic conductivity|Soil classification|Porosity|Water retention curve

Date Range:  (2013-2013)

Dataset Creators/Authors:  Shi, Yuning

Contact:  Dr. Yuning Shi, Research Associate, The Pennsylvania State University, 206 Forest Resources Building, University Park, PA 16802, (814) 865-7393, yshi@psu.edu.

Field Area:   Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory

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  • Description

    From detailed soil maps of the Shale Hills CZO and measurement of five soil types at different soil horizons (see USDA Soil Survey Manual, http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/soils/ref/?cid=nrcs142p2_054262), these parameters have been determined which can be used for watershed model input, particularly with the Penn State Intergrated Hydrologic Model (PIHM). The first table includes total porosity, saturated vertical hydraulic conductivity, and horizontal hydraulic conductivity. The second table includes van Genuchten parameters α and β.

    A Flux-PIHM wiki web page has been added (http://cataract.cee.psu.edu/PIHM/index.php/Land_Surface_Scheme:_Flux-PIHM).

    The Flux-PIHM code now is also available for download at a GitHub page (https://github.com/shiyuning/PIHM-MF) for the community to use.

    The Flux-PIHM EnKF system code now is available for download at a GitHub page (https://github.com/shiyuning/Flux-PIHM-EnKF-2.0) for the community to use.
  • Keywords

    Soil, soil porosity, hydraulic conductivity, soil horizon, van Genuchten parameters, numerical modeling, watersheds

    XML Metadata

    criticalzone.org/shale-hills/data/xml-metadata-test/3886/

    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

    Shi, Yuning (2013). "CZO Dataset: Shale Hills - Hydropedologic Properties, Soil Moisture (2013) - Shale Hills Model Input Soil Parameters." Retrieved 17 Nov 2019, from http://criticalzone.org/shale-hills/data/dataset/3886/

Data

Shale Hills - Model Input Soil Parameters

(xlsx)   Data Level 3,  Metadata

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