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Soil Data from a Moderately Well and Somewhat Poorly Drained Fire Chronosequence near Thompson, Manitoba, Canada

Open-File Report 2006-1291

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Abstract

The U.S. Geological Survey project Fate of Carbon in Alaskan Landscapes (FOCAL) is studying the effect of fire and soil drainage on soil carbon storage in the boreal forest. As such this group was invited to be a part of a NSF-funded project (Fire, Ecosystem and Succession - Experiment Boreal or FIRES-ExB) to study the carbon balance of sites that varied in age (time since fire) and soil drainage in the Thompson, Manitoba, Canada region. This report describes the location of our FIRES-ExB sampling sites as well as the procedures used to describe, sample, and analyze the soils. This report also contains data tables with sample related information including, but not limited to, field descriptions, bulk density, particle size distribution, moisture content, carbon (C) concentration, nitrogen (N) concentration, isotopic data for C, and major, minor and trace elemental concentration.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Soil Data from a Moderately Well and Somewhat Poorly Drained Fire Chronosequence near Thompson, Manitoba, Canada
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
2006-1291
Edition:
Version 1.1
Year Published:
2006
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U. S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Description:
iv, 13 p. report; 13 p. site descriptions; 5 excel files; Revised 2012
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
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