CWT-LTER Data Set Summary

Accession: 1114 CWT Research Theme: Ecohydrology
Contributors: James S. Clark, Jason Love
Title: Continuous microclimate measurements from Forest Site J, Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory, North Carolina, 2007-2016.
Abstract: This research involves collecting continuous soil moisture measurements on plot J of the forest gap project. In addition, air temperature, and soil temperature at 5 and 20 cm depths are also measured.
Key Words: air temperature, soil moisture, soil temperature
LTER Core Area: Inorganic Fluxes
CWT Themes: Ecohydrology, Water Quality and Quantity
Study Type: Coweeta LTER Long Term Monitoring
Study Period: 01-May-2007 to 31-Dec-2016
Site References:
CWTBASIN -- Coweeta Basin, Macon County, North Carolina, USA
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Data References: 1113
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Data Table: 1_Hourly (Hourly measurements with CR1000 datalogger, 10737, 28861)

Access: Public (released 31-Dec-2008)

Metadata: Text (ESA FLED), Basic EML, Complete EML

Data Formats: Spreadsheet CSV Text Format, EML-described Text Format, Tab-delimited Text Report with Statistical Summary, GCE Data Toolbox Format, Standard MATLAB Variables Format

Column List:

Column Name Units Type Description (hide)
1 Date yyyy-mm-dd HH:MM:SS alphanumeric string Date and time
2 reftemp_Avg °C floating-point Hourly average temperature of panel on datalogger
3 soilt05cm_Avg °C floating-point Hourly average soil temperature at 5 cm depth
4 soilt05cm_Min °C floating-point Hourly minimum soil temperature at 5 cm depth
5 soilt05cm_Max °C floating-point Hourly maximum soil temperature at 5 cm depth
6 soilt20cm_Avg °C floating-point Hourly average soil temperature at 20 cm depth
7 soilt20cm_Min °C floating-point Hourly minimum soil temperature at 20 cm depth
8 soilt20cm_Max °C floating-point Hourly maximum soil temperature at 20 cm depth
9 airtemp_Avg °C floating-point Hourly average air temperature
10 airtemp_Min °C floating-point Hourly minimum air temperature
11 airtemp_Max °C floating-point Hourly maximum air temperature
12 Period_Avg(1) msec floating-point Period_Avg(1)
13 Period_Avg(2) msec floating-point Period_Avg(2)
14 Period_Avg(3) msec floating-point Period_Avg(3)
15 Period_Avg(4) msec floating-point Period_Avg(4)
16 Period_Avg(5) msec floating-point Period_Avg(5)
17 Period_Avg(6) msec floating-point Period_Avg(6)
18 Period_Avg(7) msec floating-point Period_Avg(7)
19 Period_Avg(8) msec floating-point Period_Avg(8)
20 Period_Avg(9) msec floating-point Period_Avg(9)
21 soilmois_Avg(1) % floating-point Hourly average soil moisture at location1
22 soilmois_Avg(2) % floating-point Hourly average soil moisture at location2
23 soilmois_Avg(3) % floating-point Hourly average soil moisture at location3
24 soilmois_Avg(4) % floating-point Hourly average soil moisture at location4
25 soilmois_Avg(5) % floating-point Hourly average soil moisture at location5
26 soilmois_Avg(6) % floating-point Hourly average soil moisture at location6
27 soilmois_Avg(7) % floating-point Hourly average soil moisture at location7
28 soilmois_Avg(8) % floating-point Hourly average soil moisture at location8
29 soilmois_Avg(9) % floating-point Hourly average soil moisture at location9
30 Date_copy yyyy alphanumeric string Date and time

Data Table: 2_Hourly (Hourly CR10 datalogger 2007 through 2014, 63371)

Access: Public (released 31-Dec-2008)

Metadata: Text (ESA FLED), Basic EML, Complete EML

Data Formats: Spreadsheet CSV Text Format, EML-described Text Format, Tab-delimited Text Report with Statistical Summary, GCE Data Toolbox Format, Standard MATLAB Variables Format

Column List:

Column Name Units Type Description (hide)
1 year YYYY integer Year
2 julian_day Julian days integer Julian day of the year
3 hour hr integer hour
4 reftemp °C floating-point Datalogger reference temperature
5 Flag_reftemp none alphanumeric string QA/QC flags for Datalogger reference temperature (flagging criteria, where "x" is reftemp: x<-35="I", x<-25="Q", x>30="Q", x>=40="I")
6 soilt05cm °C floating-point Soil temperature at 5 cm depth
7 Flag_soilt05cm none alphanumeric string QA/QC flags for Soil temperature at 5 cm depth (flagging criteria, where "x" is soilt05cm: x<-25="Q", x<=-25="I", x>30="Q", x>=40="I")
8 soilt20cm °C floating-point Soil temperature at 20 cm depth
9 airtemp °C floating-point Air temperature at 1 m height
10 soilmois1 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 1
11 Flag_soilmois1 none alphanumeric string QA/QC flags for Soil moisture at location 1 (flagging criteria, where "x" is soilmois1: x<.01="I", x<.05="Q", x>.6="Q", x>.7="I")
12 soilmois2 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 2
13 soilmois3 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 3
14 Flag_soilmois3 none alphanumeric string QA/QC flags for Soil moisture at location 3 (flagging criteria, where "x" is soilmois3: x<.05="Q", x<.01="I", x>.6="Q", x>.7="I")
15 soilmois4 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 4
16 Flag_soilmois4 none alphanumeric string QA/QC flags for Soil moisture at location 4 (flagging criteria, where "x" is soilmois4: x<.05="Q", x<.01="I", x>.6="Q", x>.7="I")
17 soilmois5 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 5
18 Flag_soilmois5 none alphanumeric string QA/QC flags for Soil moisture at location 5 (flagging criteria, where "x" is soilmois5: x<.05="Q", x<.01="I", x>.6="Q", x>.7="I")
19 soilmois6 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 6
20 Flag_soilmois6 none alphanumeric string QA/QC flags for Soil moisture at location 6 (flagging criteria, where "x" is soilmois6: x<.05="Q", x<.01="I", x>.6="Q", x>.7="I")
21 soilmois7 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 7
22 Flag_soilmois7 none alphanumeric string QA/QC flags for Soil moisture at location 7 (flagging criteria, where "x" is soilmois7: x<.05="Q", x<.01="I", x>.6="Q", x>.7="I")
23 soilmois8 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 8
24 Flag_soilmois8 none alphanumeric string QA/QC flags for Soil moisture at location 8 (flagging criteria, where "x" is soilmois8: x<.05="Q", x<.01="I", x>.6="Q", x>.7="I")
25 soilmois9 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 9
26 Flag_soilmois9 none alphanumeric string QA/QC flags for Soil moisture at location 9 (flagging criteria, where "x" is soilmois9: x<05="Q", x<.01="I", x>.6="Q", x>.7="I")
27 battvolt volts floating-point Battery voltage of datalogger battery
28 Flag_battvolt none alphanumeric string QA/QC flags for Battery voltage of datalogger battery (flagging criteria, where "x" is battvolt: x<9="Q", x>15="Q")

Data Table: 3_Daily (Forest gap continuous soil moisture- Daily, 2238)

Access: Public (released 31-Dec-2008)

Metadata: Basic EML, Complete EML

Data Formats: Spreadsheet Excel format, Spreadsheet Optimized Text Format

Column List:

Column Name Units Type Description (hide)
1 year YYYY integer Year
2 julian_day Julian days integer Julian day of the year
3 hour hr integer The end of the hour when the data were averaged from each minute
4 reftemp °C floating-point Datalogger reference temperature; degrees Celsius
5 soilt05cm °C floating-point Soil temperature at 5 cm depth; degrees Celsius
6 soilt20cm °C floating-point Soil temperature at 20 cm depth; degrees Celsius
7 airtemp °C floating-point Air temperature at 1 m height in degrees Celsius
8 soilmois1 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 1 in % volumetric water content
9 soilmois2 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 2 in % volumetric water content
10 soilmois3 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 3 in % volumetric water content
11 soilmois4 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 4 in % volumetric water content
12 soilmois5 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 5 in % volumetric water content
13 soilmois6 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 6 in % volumetric water content
14 soilmois7 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 7 in % volumetric water content
15 soilmois8 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 8 in % volumetric water content
16 soilmois9 % floating-point Soil moisture at location 9` in % volumetric water content