Upper Trailer Soil Temperature

Study number: 

378

Data set ID: 

210378001

Data Access: 

Unrestricted

Dataset status: 

Date range: 

1980-01-01 to 1986-12-31

Original investigator: 

Walter G Whitford

Data contact: 

Abstract: 

Soil temperature data was acquired using a mechanical chart recorder of soil temperatures with thermistors at 5 cm and 20 cm soil depths at a site approximately 20 feet west of the Upper Trailer on

the Jornada.

Data download: 

Description: 

Data file information for the following Jornada data set: Upper Trailer Soil Temperature

Methods: 

instrumental

Charts were changed weekly and mechanical winder wound, the pen inked, and beginning and ending dates/times indicated on the appropriate chart.

Additional information: 

Site is located in the creosote zone in an open area between shrubs 20 feet west of the LTER Upper Trailer and about 1/2 mile S-SE from the LTER Weather Station.

Maintenance: 

Every day

Date Data Last Updated: 

1986-12-31

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