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Title: Soil moisture data: NT26, Dumfries, 2004
Related Party - Individual (Point of Contact): Professor R.M. Rees (SRUC)
Related Party - Organisation (Author): The University of Edinburgh
Related Party - Organisation (Author): SRUC
Related Party - Organisation (Funder): Defra
Abstract:
Nitrous oxide emissions (2 closed static chambers/plot) were monitored for about 12 months, following the spring application, by hand, of various nitrogen fertilisers (ammonium nitrate, urea, urea+urease inhibitor nBTPT [trade name Agrotain®], urea ammonium sulphate) and from an untreated control. Three fertiliser applications were made in order to achieve the target, commercial rate of 220 kg N/ha. There were 3 replicate plots (2 x 6 m) of each treatment arranged in a randomised block design. The plots were established on grassland, on a sandy loam soil in south west Scotland, UK. This dataset contains measurements of soil moisture as soil water-filled pore space (%) taken from all treatments on selected days when nitrous oxide flux measurements were also made. A composite sample was bulked on a treatment basis from soil taken across the three treatment plots. nBTPT = N-(n-butyl) thiophosphoric triamide. The first measurement from the control treatment is a 'background' measurement i.e. before any treatments were applied to the remaining plots. 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 contentGrassland soilsSandy soils
Geographic Keywords: Dumfries and Galloway
Observed Properties: DateExperimental treatmentSampling depthSoil gravimetric water contentYear
Parameter: Depth of soil sampling
Parameter: Measurement date
Parameter: Soil gravimetric moisture content
Parameter: Treatment
Parameter: Year experiment started

Geographic Extent -
    Longitude (West): -3.72
    Longitude (East): -3.46
    Latitude (South): 54.97
    Latitude (North): 55.13

Phenomenon Time -  Start Date/Time: 2004-03-10 End Date/Time:  2005-01-26
Result Time: 2005-01-26
Valid Time -  Start Date/Time: 2004-03-10 End Date/Time:  2005-01-26
Feature of Interest: biosphere
Publication Date: 2017-04-07

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

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