SERC Data Table of Contents

meta key # co2 008
dataset or series of data Marsh elevated CO2 study- root and rhizome biomass, SERC, Edgewater, MD
keywords root biomass, rhizome biomass, C4 rhizome mass, C3 rhizome mass
originator Drake, B.G.
file format Excel, QuattroPro
platform PC
study site locale Kirkpatrick Marsh, Rhode River, Anne Arundel County, MD, USA
beg. date (yyyymmdd) 1987 (no 1989 data)
ongoing? yes
end date (yyyymmdd)  
meas. freq. annually (typically November)
site size three 20 or 25 cm deep, 5 cm diameter regrowth cores per plot
# of stations 45 plots (15 per community)
west long. -76.33
east long. -76.33
north lat. 38.53
south lat. 38.53
parameters root mass, C3 rhizome mass, C4 rhizome mass, core depth 
current sharing status available to collaborators
current advertising status scientific publications, SERC web site
abstract Belowground root and rhizome mass by community, CO2 treatment and year.
additional documentation / reference article Curtis, P.S. et al. 1990. Ecology 71(5): 2001-2006; Drake, B.G. et al. 1996. In: Carbon Dioxide and Terrestrial Ecosystems, G.W. Koch and H.A. Mooney eds. Academic Press. pp. 197-214.

Last Updated on 12/28/00
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