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Dataset: Abrasion of Crust at Scrape Site

   File description including attribute definitions: data_Jornada_122001_crust_evolution_scrape_site_abrasion
   Original Investigator: Dale A Gillette
   Data contact: Greg Okin
   Duration: 1995 - ongoing
   Dataset ID: 210122001
   DOI: 10.6073/pasta/9e7ef0f30cb9bc0c5a683cbbd6d4e692

Distance of crust surface to a crossbar set into the soil. Three "torvane" measurements that measure the torque needed to break the crust is also recorded. These measurements are made monthly near each of three monitoring towers (East, Middle, West) on the Scrape Site.