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Global Distribution of Root Nutrient Concentrations in Terrestrial Ecosystems

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Data setGlobal Distribution of Root Nutrient Concentrations in Terrestrial Ecosystems
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/659
Release date2003-04-09
ProjectVegetation Collections
Time Period1959-01-01 to 1997-01-01

Description

Nutrient measurements for fine roots were compiled from 56 published studies providing information on 372 different combinations of species, root diameter, rooting depths, and soils at a variety of locations. The compilation was used to examine dynamics of 14 nutrients, including translocation properties of roots of varying size and status.

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Citation

Gordon, W.S., and R.B. Jackson. 2003. Global Distribution of Root Nutrient Concentrations in Terrestrial Ecosystems. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/659
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Vegetation Collections: The ORNL DAAC compiles, archives, and distributes gridded data on vegetation from regional to continental scales.

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  • fine_root_nutrients.pdf
  • Root_nutrients_Appendix_B_References.pdf
  • Root_nutrients_Appendix_B_References.rtf
  • Root_nutrients_Appendix_B_References.txt

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
Root_nutrients_Appendix_A.txt 88.5 KB 1959-01-01 - 1997-01-01

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