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Shale Hills - Soil Gas - Soil Gas Sample (O2 and CO2) (2015-2018)

Shale Hills Gas Samples (O2 and CO2) Level 0

Variables:  [TmStamp],[RECORD],[DiffVolt_1],[DiffVolt_2],[O2_20],[O2_D_20],[T109_1_C],[T109_2_C],[CO2_20_lo] ,[CO2_20_hi],[CO2_20_temp],[CO2_D_20_lo],[CO2_D_20_hi],[CO2_D_20_temp]

Standard Variables:  Carbon dioxide|Voltage|Oxygen|Recorder code|Temperature, sensor

Date Range:  (2015-11-06 to 2018-08-07)

Dataset Creators/Authors:  Jason Kaye; Caitlin Hodges; Ben Dillner

Contact:  Jason Kaye, Professor of Soil Biogeochemistry, Penn State, Caitlin Hodges, PhD student in Soil Science and Biogeochemistry, Penn State, Ben Dillner, Master’s student in Ecology, Penn State,

Field Area:   Garner Run - Sandstone Forested

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  • Description

    Hourly automated sampling of O2 and CO2 in soils of the south planar midslope of Shale Hills This automated gas collection is ongoing as part of the larger GroundHOG dataset that includes soil gas, soil moisture, and pore water chemistry. These automated soil gas measurements are taken from a surface and subsurface horizon at each of the sites. These data provide key information on predominate weathering processes, microbial respiration, and tree root activity.
  • Keywords

    Soil Oxygen, Soil Carbon Dioxide, Soil Gas

    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 Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory.

    Citation for This Webpage

    Jason Kaye; Caitlin Hodges; Ben Dillner (2018). "CZO Dataset: Shale Hills - Soil Gas (2015-2018) - Soil Gas Sample (O2 and CO2)." Retrieved 20 Feb 2020, from


Shale Hills South Planar Mid-Slope SPMS - Soil Gas Sample (O2 and CO2)

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Shale Hills North Planar Mid-Slope NPMS - Soil Gas Sample (O2 and CO2)

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