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LBA-ECO ND-07 Microbial Biomass in Cerrado Soils, Brasilia, Brazil

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DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1017
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Release Date2011-09-23
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Description

This data set reports the microbial biomass in soil samples collected from the Cerrado, a woodlands-savannah area, in Brasilia, Brazil. Microbial biomass was determined as the total concentration of phospholipid fatty acids (PLFAs). Soil samples (0-5 cm) were collected from June, 2000 to June, 2001 in two native areas of Cerrado that were subjected to a range of fire regimes. Two plots were protected from fire since 1973, another two plots were subjected to prescribed fires every two years since 1992, and a fifth plot was in a 20 year-old active pasture (Brachiaria brizantha). The analyses were conducted to determine the effects of fire regimes and changes in vegetation cover on the microbial communities of Cerrada soils. There is one comma-separated ASCII data file with this data set.

Science Keywords

  • BIOSPHERE
  • VEGETATION
  • BIOMASS

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Viana, L.T., M. Molina, M.M.C. Bustamante, A.S. Pinto, K. Kisselle, R.G. Zepp, and R.A. Burke. 2011. LBA-ECO ND-07 Microbial Biomass in Cerrado Soils, Brasilia, Brazil. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1017

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Data File (Granule)SizeDates
ND07_PLFA_summary.csv 722.5KB 2000-06-01 to 2001-06-01

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  • ND07_PLFA_Soils_Microbial_Biomass.pdf