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BOREAS TGB-05 BIOGENIC SOIL EMISSIONS OF NO AND NITROUS OXIDE
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Summary:

The BOREAS TGB-05 team made several measurements of trace gas concentrations and fluxes at various NSA sites. This data set contains biogenic soil emissions of nitric oxide and nitrous oxide that were measured over a wide range of spatial and temporal site parameters. Since very little is known about biogenic soil emissions of nitric oxide and nitrous oxide from the Boreal forest, the goal of the measurements was to characterize the biogenic soil fluxes of nitric oxide and nitrous oxide from black spruce and jack pine areas in the boreal forest. The diurnal variation and monthly variation of the emissions was examined as well as the impact of wetting through natural or artificial means. Temporally, the data cover mid-August 1993, June to August 1994, and mid-July 1995.

A guide document which includes more information about this data set can be found at http://daac.ornl.gov/boreas/TGB/tgb5nnfd/comp/TGB05_N_Flux.txt.

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Data Citation

Cite this data set as follows:

Hall, F. G., and S. Conrad. 1998. BOREAS TGB-05 Biogenic Soil Emissions of NO and Nitrous Oxide. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/383.

References:

Levine, J. S., Parsons, D. A. B., Zepp, Richard G., Burke, Roger A., Cahoon Jr., D. R., Cofer III, W. R., Miller, William L., Scholes, M. C., Scholes, R. J., Sebacher, D. I., Sebacher, Shirley, and Winstead, E. L., 1997: Southern African Savannas as a Source of Atmospheric Gases in Fire in Southern African Savannas Ecological and Atmospheric Perspectives, edited by B.W van Wilgen, M.O. Andreae, J. G. Goldammer, J. A. Lindesay, 135-160.

Levine, J. S., W. R. Cofer III, D. R. Cahoon Jr., E. L. Winstead, D. I. Sebacher, M. C. Scholes, D. A. B. Parsons, and R. J. Scholes, 1996: Biogenic Soil Emissions of Nitric Oxide and Nitrous Oxide from Savannas in South Africa: The impact of Wetting and Burning. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 101, NO. D19, 23689-23697.

Parsons, D. A. B., M. C. Scholes, R. J. Scholes, and J. S. Levine, 1994: Biogenic NO Emissions from Savanna Soils as a Function of Soil Nitrogen and Water Status. J. Geophys. Res.

Levine, J. S., W. R Cofer III, E. L. Winstead, R. P. Rhinehart, D. R. Cahoon, D. I. Sebacher, S. Sebacher, and B. J. Stocks, 1991:Biomass Burning:Combustion Emissions, Satellite Imagery, and Biogenic Emissions in Biomass Burning: Atmospheric, Climatic, and Biospheric Implications (J. S. Levine), The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 264-271

Levine, J. S., W. R Cofer III, D. I. Sebacher, R. P. Rhinehart, E. L. Winstead, S. Sebacher, C. R. Hinkle, P. A. Schmalzer, and A. M. Koller Jr., 1990: The Effects of Fire on Biogenic Emissions of Methane and Nitric Oxide from Wetlands. J. Geophys. Res., 95, 1853-1864.

Levine, J. S., W. R Cofer III, D. I. Sebacher, E. L. Winstead, S. Sebacher, and P. J. Boston, 1988: The Effects of Fire on Biogenic Soil Emissions of Nitric Oxide and Nitrous Oxide, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 2, 445-449

Levine, J. S., E. L. Winstead, D. A. B. Parsons, M. C. Scholes, R. J. Scholes, W. R. Cofer, D. R. Cahoon, and D. I. Sebacher: Biogenic Soil Emissions of Nitric Oxide (NO) and Nitrous Oxide (N2O) from Savannas in South Africa: The Impact of Wetting and Burning. Journal of Geophysical Research, 101, D19, 23,689-23,697, 1996.

Anderson, I. C., J. S. Levine, M. A. Poth, and P. J. Riggan, 1988: Enhanced Biogenic Emissions of Nitric Oxide and Nitrous Oxide Following Surface Biomass Burning. J. Geophs. Res., 93, 3893-3898, 1988.

Anderson, I. C., and J. S. Levine, 1987: Simultaneous Field Measurements of Biogenic Emissions of Nitric Oxide and Nitrous Oxide. J. Geophys. Res., 92, 964-976.

Anderson, I. C., and J. S. Levine, 1986: Relative Rates of Nitric Oxide and Nitrous oxide Production by Nitrifiers, Denitrifiers, and Nitrate Respirers. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 51, 938-945.

Sellers, P., F. Hall. 1994. Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study: Experiment Plan. Version 1994-3.0, NASA BOREAS Report (EXPLAN 94).

Sellers, P., F. Hall. 1996. Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study: Experiment Plan. Version 1996-2.0, NASA BOREAS Report (EXPLAN 96).

Sellers, P., F. Hall, K.F. Huemmrich. 1996. Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study: 1994 Operations. NASA BOREAS Report (OPS DOC 94).

Sellers, P., F. Hall, K.F. Huemmrich. 1997. Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study: 1996 Operations. NASA BOREAS Report (OPS DOC 96).

Sellers, P., F. Hall, H. Margolis, B. Kelly, D. Baldocchi, G. den Hartog, J. Cihlar, M.G. Ryan, B. Goodison, P. Crill, K.J. Ranson, D. Lettenmaier, and D.E. Wickland. 1995. The boreal ecosystem-atmosphere study (BOREAS): an overview and early results from the 1994 field year. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 76(9):1549-1577.

Sellers, P., F. Hall. 1997. BOREAS Overview Paper. JGR Special Issue (in press). Whalen, S. C., and W. S. Reeburgh, A methane flux time series for tundra environments, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 2, 399-409, 1988.

Data Format:

For information on Parameter/Variable Names, Variable Description/Definition, Units of Measurement, and Data File Format see the companion file http://daac.ornl.gov/boreas/TGB/tgb5nnfd/comp/tgb5nnfd.def.

Document Information:

08-July-1998 (data set citation revised on 10-Sep-2002)

Document Review Date:

08-July-1998

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