SERC Data Table of Contents

meta key # co2 002
dataset or series of data Marsh elevated CO2 study-absolute CO2 concentrations, SERC, Edgewater, MD
keywords ambient CO2 concentration, elevated CO2 concentration
originator Drake, B.G.
file format column formatted ascii text
platform data logger binary volts- HP basic
study site locale Kirkpatrick Marsh, Rhode River, Anne Arundel County, MD, USA
beg. date (yyyymmdd) 1987
ongoing? yes
end date (yyyymmdd)  
meas. freq. data averaged over 15 minute periods
site size 0.8 m diameter plots
# of stations 15 elevated plots in 3 communities, rotating 16th plot for ambient measurement
west long. -76.33
east long. -76.33
north lat. 38.53
south lat. 38.53
parameters Amb: Average [CO2] measured in ambient chambers (microliters CO2/ liter air), Elevated chambers (columns 2 - 15): Atmospheric [CO2] sampled from center of chamber (microliters CO2/ liter air).
current sharing status available to collaborators
current advertising status scientific publications, SERC web site
abstract Ambient atmospheric CO2 concentration and CO2 concentration in the 15 elevated CO2 open top chambers in C3, C4 and mixed C3 & C4 communities (5 per community).
additional documentation / reference article Drake, B.G. et al. 1989. Functional Ecology 3: 363-371; Leadley, P.W and B.G. Drake. 1993. Vegetatio 104/105: 3-15.

Last Updated on 6/15/01
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