Data Set Overview
|Data set||Global Annual Soil Respiration Data (Raich and Schlesinger 1992)|
|Time Period||1963-01-01 to 1992-01-01|
This data set is a compilation of soil respiration rates (g C m-2 yr-1) from terrestrial and wetland ecosystems reported in the literature prior to 1992. These rates were measured in a variety of ecosystems to examine rates of microbial activity, nutrient turnover, carbon cycling, root dynamics, and a variety of other soil processes. Also included in the data set are biome type, vegetation type, locality, and geographic coordinates.
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Soil Collections: The ORNL DAAC compiles, archives, and distributes data on the physical and chemical properties of soils. The data are gridded at spatial scales ranging from regional to global.
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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates|
|annual_soil_respiration_data_raich.csv||26.7 KB||1963-01-01 - 1992-01-01|
|annual_soil_respiration_data_raich.xls||54.8 KB||1963-01-01 - 1992-01-01|
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