SERC Data Table of Contents

meta key # co2 001
dataset or series of data Marsh elevated CO2 study- meteorologic data, SERC, Edgewater, MD
keywords photon flux density (light), soil temperature, air temperature, vapor pressure, wind speed
originator Drake, B.G.
file format column formatted ascii text
platform data logger binary volts- HP basic
study site locale Kirkpatrick Marsh, Rhode River, Anne Arundel County, MD, USA
beg. date (yyyymmdd) 1987
ongoing? yes
end date (yyyymmdd)  
meas. freq. data averaged over 15 minute periods; chamber measurements only when chambers are on
site size points within the 3 marsh communities
# of stations 45 plots (15 per community)
west long. -76.33
east long. -76.33
north lat. 38.53
south lat. 38.53
parameters Photosynthetic Photon Flux (PPF): solar radiation from 400-715 nm (umol/m2/s), T-el: air temperature elevated plots (deg C), T-amb: air temperature ambient plots (deg C), T-co: air temperature control plots (deg C), T-3m: temperature "standard" at weather mast 3m above marsh (deg C), T_so: soil temperature at 10 cm (deg C), VP_amb: vapor pressure in ambient chambers, derived from dewpoint or [H2O] (kPa?), VP_el: vapor pressure in elevated chambers (kPa), VP_co: vapor pressure control plots (kPa or mmol/mol), wind speed at 2.5m weather mast (m/s)
current sharing status available to collaborators
current advertising status scientific publications, SERC web site
abstract Meteorologic data for Kirpatrick marsh, site of the elevated CO2 experiment. Photon Flux Density, air temperature, soil temperature, vapor pressure, and wind speed are measured inside and outside of CO2 chambers.
additional documentation / reference article Leadley, P.W and B.G. Drake. 1993. Vegetatio 104/105: 3-15.

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