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Title: Soil moisture data: AC0213, Nottinghamshire, 2010
Related Party - Organisation (Author): ADAS UK Ltd.
Related Party - Organisation (Funder): Defra
Abstract:
On a commercial arable farm near Ollerton, central England (sandy loam topsoil texture), direct nitrous oxide (N2O) and ammonia (NH3) emissions were measured from replicated (x3) plots (24 x 13 m), following spring applications of manufactured nitrogen (N) fertilisers to winter wheat. A control treatment was included where no N fertiliser was applied. Ammonium nitrate (AN) fertiliser (34.5% N) or urea fertiliser (46% N) were applied at a rate of 160 kg N/ha, in three split applications (mid-March, late-March & late-April). In separate treatments, a commercially available nitrification inhibitor was tested; dicyandiamide (DCD) was sprayed at a rate of 10 kg/ha (6.5 kg N/ha) onto the AN and urea plots immediately after N fertiliser application. The N supplied by the DCD was accounted for in the 160 kg N/ha application. Additionally, AN and urea fertiliser was also applied in five equal splits in mid-March, late-March, mid-April, late-April and early-May i.e. 'little and often'. 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 measurement is a 'background' measurement i.e. before any treatments were applied. Water-filled pore space values are the mean of three blocks. The measurements were taken across all treatments in each block. 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 landWinter wheatSandy soils
Geographic Keywords: Nottinghamshire
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): -1.15
    Longitude (East): -0.88
    Latitude (South): 53.12
    Latitude (North): 53.28

Phenomenon Time -  Start Date/Time: 2010-03-10 End Date/Time:  2011-02-04
Result Time: 2011-02-04
Valid Time -  Start Date/Time: 2010-03-10 End Date/Time:  2011-02-04
Feature of Interest: biosphere
Publication Date: 2017-02-03

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

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