Soil Strength Database
Entry ID: USDA0100

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Summary
Abstract: To collect soil strength data and determine how it relates to
plant growth.


Collection Organization: USDA/ARS, Soil, Water and Plant
Research Center

Collection Methodology: Field experience - collected by hand
in the field. An instrument called a recording penotrometer is
used to collect the soil strength data.

Collection Frequency: Spring and Fall

Update Characteristics: It is not updated in its entirety.

STATISTICAL INFORMATION:

35,000 records. Each line has 17 different variables on it.
LANGUAGE:

English
ACCESS/AVAILABILITY:

Data Center: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Dissemination Media: Hard and floppy disk
File Format: ASCII
Access Instructions: Contact the data center.
Access Restrictions: None
Availability Status: On Request
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 35.0   S: 32.0   E: -79.0   W: -83.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-01-01
Quality Multiple sets are taken and extraneous readings are thrown out.
Normalize data based on statistical procedures.
Originating Center
Data Center
Coastal Plains Soil, Water, and Plant Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.florence.ars.usda.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: WARREN J. BUSSCHER
Phone: (803) 669-5203 ext. 105
Fax: (803) 669-6970
Email: busscher at florence.ars.usda.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Agricultural Research Service
Soil, Water and Plant Research Center
2611 West Lucas Street
City: Florence
Province or State: SC
Postal Code: 29501-1241
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (803) 669-5203 ext. 105
Fax: (803) 669-6970
Email: busscher at florence.ars.usda.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Agricultural Research Service
Soil, Water and Plant Research Center
2611 West Lucas Street
City: Florence
Province or State: SC
Postal Code: 29501-1241
Country: USA
Publications/References
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-02-13
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