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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
DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/659
Release date2003-04-09
ProjectVegetation Collection
Time period1959-01-01 to 1997-01-01

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Citations320062016Publications citing this data set
Downloads3692008-01-172017-06-221073 total files downloaded

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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Gordon, W.S., and R.B. Jackson. 2003. Global Distribution of Root Nutrient Concentrations in Terrestrial Ecosystems. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/659

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

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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