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Title: Soil moisture data: SLURRY-NR, Devon, 2004
Related Party - Organisation (Author): Rothamsted Research - North Wyke
Related Party - Organisation (Funder): Defra
Abstract:
Cattle slurry was applied by trailing shoe and surface broadcasting at five rates, viz: 20, 35, 50, 65 and 80 m3 ha-1, using a purpose built small-plot applicator to grassland, on a coarse sandy loam soil in autumn 2004 at a site close to North Wyke, Devon. There were 3 replicate plots (5 x 12 m) of each application treatment arranged in a randomised block design. This dataset contains measurements of soil moisture as gravimetric soil moisture content (%) taken on the same days as nitrous oxide emissions measurements were made. Measurements were made from the 35 m3/ha slurry rate and control treatments only. NA = not applicable. Soil moisture values are the mean of the measurements from the control and cattle slurry 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 contentGrassland soilsSandy soils
Geographic Keywords: Devon
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): -4.03
    Longitude (East): -3.76
    Latitude (South): 50.72
    Latitude (North): 50.89

Phenomenon Time -  Start Date/Time: 2004-11-24 End Date/Time:  2005-11-02
Result Time: 2005-11-02
Valid Time -  Start Date/Time: 2004-11-24 End Date/Time:  2005-11-02
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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