Soil water: mineral soil characteristics at points on plot - (HIPs only) - Germany

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Dataset Abstract

Characteristics of the German soils.

Dataset Design

Mineral soil characterization was done once per year at each HIP per region. The positions of sampling were the predefined 32 points on plot. Measuring technique was performed by "finger technique" out in the field.

Data columns available in the raw data part of this dataset

plot_ID
Sample point
Data group: Exploratory plot id
Values
GER02
GER05
GER01
GER04
GER03
point_on_plot
Sampling position; Datagroup description: Sampling position
Data group: Soil water sample point
Values
11
10
12
13
1
date_of_sampling
Sampling_Date
Unit: DOI
Data group: Sampling Date
Values
30.05.2013
percentage_ground_cover(%)
Coverage of ground
Unit: %
Data group: Species composition
Alert Sample values are not displayed because this column hasn't been approved yet.
percentage_understorey(%)
Understorey
Unit: %
Data group: Species composition
Alert Sample values are not displayed because this column hasn't been approved yet.
understorey_specie
species
Data group: Understorey species code
Alert Sample values are not displayed because this column hasn't been approved yet.
depth
Sampling depth; Datagroup description: Soil depth
Unit: cm
Data group: Soil depth
Values
20
40
10
30
15
stonefraction(2-20mm)
Stonefraction 2-20mm
Unit: %
Data group: Soil variables
Values
0
10
5
30
20
stonefraction(20-63mm)
Stonefraction 20-63mm
Unit: %
Data group: Soil variables
Values
10
0
30
40
20
stonefraction(>63mm)
Stonefraction >63mm
Unit: %
Data group: Soil variables
Values
20
30
40
0
10
soiltype
Soiltype
Data group: Soil variables
Keywords: soil type
Values
Lt
Lts
n.a.
Ltu
T
texture
Texture
Data group: Soil variables
Keywords: soil texture
Values
kr/EK
kr/pol
kr/koh
kr/sub
kr
humus
Humus
Data group: Soil variables
Keywords: humus
Values
4
0
1
2
3
root
Roots
Data group: Soil variables
Keywords: roots
Values
2
4
1
0
3
hydromorphy oxid
Oxidation characterization
Data group: Soil variables
Keywords: hydromorphy, oxidation
Values
n.a.
black
clay
brown
dark
hydromorphy reduction
Reduction characterization
Data group: Soil variables
Keywords: hydromorphy, reduction
Values
point/area
grey
n.a.
bleached
bulk density
Bulk density
Data group: Soil variables
Keywords: Bulk Density
Values
0.9
0.8
0.5
0.7
0.6
soil moisture
Measured soil moisture
Data group: Soil variables
Keywords: soil moisture
Values
12.9
13
12.7
14.3
13.4