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Title: Soil moisture data: AC0101, Cambridgeshire, 2008
Related Party - Organisation (Author): ADAS UK Ltd.
Related Party - Organisation (Funder): Defra
Abstract:
At ADAS Boxworth in south east England nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions were monitored following spring ammonium nitrate fertiliser applications in the range 0 (i.e. untreated control) to 350 kg N ha-1. Up to three separate fertiliser applications were made in order to reach the target application rate. There were 3 replicate plots (4 x 12 m) of each treatment arranged in a randomised block design. The plots were established on a winter wheat crop sown the previous autumn, on a clay loam soil. This dataset contains measurements of soil moisture as soil water-filled pore space (%) taken on the same days as nitrous oxide emissions measurements were made. NA = not applicable. The first two measurements are 'background' measurements i.e. before any treatments were applied. Water-filled pore space values are the mean of the measurements across all treatments. If the data file is downloaded/opened in excel, dates may appear as dd-mm-yy instead of the standard yy-mm-dd.
Subject Keywords: Soil water contentArable landClay soils
Geographic Keywords: Cambridgeshire
Observed Properties: DateExperimental treatmentSampling depthSoil water-filled pore spaceYear
Parameter: Depth of soil sampling
Parameter: Measurement date
Parameter: Treatment
Parameter: Water-filled pore space
Parameter: Year experiment started

Geographic Extent -
    Longitude (West): -0.16
    Longitude (East): 0.11
    Latitude (South): 52.19
    Latitude (North): 52.35

Phenomenon Time -  Start Date/Time: 2008-02-29 End Date/Time:  2009-03-02
Result Time: 2009-03-02
Valid Time -  Start Date/Time: 2008-02-29 End Date/Time:  2009-03-02
Feature of Interest: biosphere
Publication Date: 2016-11-02

This data is made available under the terms of the Open Government Licence (Version 3).

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