2008_MCM_ARFsoilCN_excel

Excel file with metadata and data sheets.

Characterization of burned and unburned moist acidic tundra soils for estimating C and N loss from the 2007 Anaktuvuk River Fire, sampled in 2008.

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Variables

State
  • Label: State
  • Definition: Burned or unburned status of site
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Site number
  • Label: Site number
  • Definition: Site number assigned in lab
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: number
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • . = Missing or Not Measured
Field code
  • Label: Field code
  • Definition: Field code used for site in field
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Profile number
  • Label: Profile number
  • Definition: Replicate soil profiles sampled within each site
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Layer
  • Label: Layer
  • Definition: Description of layer
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Depth bin
  • Label: Depth bin
  • Definition: Text entry describing depth increment
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Depth bin code
  • Label: Depth bin code
  • Definition: Numeric bin assigned to depth increment
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: number
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • . = Missing or Not Measured
Avg depth
  • Label: Avg depth
  • Definition: Average of three depths of increment measured in lab
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: centimeter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • . = Missing or Not Measured
Type
  • Label: Type
  • Definition: Size fraction of soil organic matter
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
%N
  • Label: %N
  • Definition: Percentage N of dry mass
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • . = Missing or Not Measured
%C
  • Label: %C
  • Definition: Percentage C of dry mass
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: percent
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • . = Missing or Not Measured
Min?
  • Label: Min?
  • Definition: Identification of sample as mineral (and hence not included in calculations of organic layer pool size)
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: number
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • . = Missing or Not Measured
Bulk density (g/cm3)
  • Label: Bulk density (g/cm3)
  • Definition: Dry mass per unit volume of soil (minus rock volume)
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: gramPerCentimeterCubed
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • . = Missing or Not Measured
gN/m2
  • Label: gN/m2
  • Definition: Mass of nitrogen per meter squared
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: gramPerMeterSquared
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • . = Missing or Not Measured
gC/m2
  • Label: gC/m2
  • Definition: Mass of carbon per meter squared
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: gramPerMeterSquared
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • . = Missing or Not Measured
CgN/m2
  • Label: CgN/m2
  • Definition: Corrected mass of nitrogen per meter squared. Depth is standardized to 5 cm depth for all increments except for the GM
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: gramPerMeterSquared
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • . = Missing or Not Measured
CgC/m2
  • Label: CgC/m2
  • Definition: Corrected mass of carbon per meter squared. Depth is standardized to 5 cm depth for all increments except for the GM
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: gramPerMeterSquared
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • . = Missing or Not Measured
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