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Velescu, A.; Fabian, T. &amp; Wilcke, W. (2020): <b>Chemical properties of forest and pasture soils in Cajanuma at 3000 m asl.</b> <i>Available online ( from DFG-FOR816dw.</i>

Resource Description

Title: Chemical properties of forest and pasture soils in Cajanuma at 3000 m asl
Short Name: Soil chemical properties - Cajanuma core plots
FOR816dw ID: 1869
Publication Date: 2020-11-09
Last Update Date: 2020-11-09
License and Usage Rights: FOR2730 data user agreement. (
Temporal Coverage:
Begin: 2018-11-03
End: 2019-11-08
Geographic Coverage:
Geographic Description: Cajanuma
Bounding Coordinates:
- lon/lat [degrees]
- WGS 84
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West: Information not publicly available, please log in. East: Information not publicly available, please log in. Elevation
South: Information not publicly available, please log in. Min: 2380.0 ( meter )
Dataset Owner(s):
Individual: Andre Velescu
Individual: Tobias Fabian
Individual: Wolfgang Wilcke
Associated Person(s):
Individual: Andre Velescu
Individual: Tobias Fabian
Individual: Kalle Hartleif
The dataset includes chemical properties of the organic layer and mineral soil on forest and pastures core plots in Cajanuma during sampling campaigns in 2018 and 2019. Three soil profiles were established on each core plot. Respresentative samples were taken from each horizon, dried and transported to Germany for laboratory analyses. Available nitrogen (NH4-N and NO3-N) was immediately extracted in the laboratory of the ECSF with 1 M KCl. The extracts were frozen and sent to Germany for laboratory analyses by continuous flow analysis. Following properties were measured in the < 2mm soil fraction: available P after extraction by the Olsen method with 0.5 M NaHCO3 and measurement by continuous flow analysis, total element concentrations Al, Fe, Mn, Zn, C, N, S, P, K, Na, Mg, Ca after microwave pressure digestion with HNO3, H2O2 and HF and measurement by by ICP-OES or ICP-MS, effective cation exchange capacity and exchangeable cations Ca, Na, Mg, K, Al, Fe, Mn after unbuffered extraction with 1M NH4NO3 and measurement by ICP-OES.
| electric conductivity | soil characteristics | Cajanuma | cation exchange capacity | soil pH | soil nutrients | soil organic carbon | total organic C | core plots | pH values | total phosphorus | soil horizons | exchangeable cations | total element concentrations | available nitrogen | available phosphorus |
Associated entities to this dataset:
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Table Name: caj_soil_profiles_metadata
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Table Name: caj_ol_forest_chemical_properties
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Table Name: caj_soil_forest_chemical_properties
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Table Name: caj_soil_pasture_chemical_properties
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Metadata Provider:
Individual: Andre Velescu
Contact Person:
Individual: Andre Velescu
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Data Publisher:
Organization: DFG-FOR816 Data Warehouse - University of Marburg, Department of Geography

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