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1. Inter-disciplinary Forest Ecosystem Research (InFER), Newfoundland, Canada [Canada_CFS_InFER-Nfld]
The Inter-disciplinary Forest Ecosystem Research (InFER) project was established in 1993 to determine the effects of harvesting and silvicultural practices on boreal forest ecosystems. The inter-disciplinary ...

2. Breton Plots - University of Alberta, Canada [Canada_UofAlberta_BretonPlots]
This experiment began in 1930. The soils of the area have developed on sandstones and shales of freshwater origin. Soil formation was influenced by native vegetation consisting primarily of stands ...

3. Canadian National Forest Information System (NFIS) [NFIS_FOREST_INFO_SYSTEM]
The Canadian National Forest Information System (NFIS) data holding is a collection of natural resource data sets which have been developed by researchers in the Canadian Forest Service, ...

4. National Forest Health Database - Soil Data for Canadian Forest Health Network [Canada_CFS_SoilData]
Since 1984, Canadian Forest Service has been collecting data to help monitor the health of Canada's forests. Data is collected from a large number of strategically located plots all across Canada. ...

5. Woodslee Tile Runoff Rotation Experiment [CLBRR.CEF.AGR.Woodslee]
This experiment began in 1959 at cool temperate site in Canada. The measurments made (data available), methodology, and frequency are as follows: a) Vegetation measurements ...

6. A Comparison of Conventional and Organic Farming Systems [USDA0010]
The "Comparison of Conventional and Organic Farming Systems" database contains data from experimental growing of crops under different farming systems and changing soil parameters over time. Data ...

7. A New High-Resolution National Map of Vegetation Ecoregions Produced Empirically Using Multivariate Spatial Clustering [ORNL_MGC]
A parallel supercomputer was used to divide the conterminous 48 states of the United States into 1000, 2000, 3000, 5000, and 7000 ecoregions with relatively homogeneous values of elevation, edaphic, ...

8. Africa FAO Irrigable Soil Classes (GIS Coverage) [NBId0017_101]
The African Irrigable Soils dataset is part of the FAO Irrigation and Water Resource Potential for Africa. The base map used was the UNESCO/FAO Soil Map of the World (1977), scale 1:5000000 and Miller ...

9. Africa Soil Profiles Database, Version 1.0. [Africa_Soil_Profiles_Database_Ver1_0]
The Africa Soil Profiles Database, Version 1.0, was compiled by ISRIC - World Soil Information as a project activity for the Globally integrated- Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) project (www.africasoils.net/data/legacyprofile). ...

10. Agricultural Online Access (AGRICOLA) Database [USDA_AGRICOLA]
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. Production ...

11. Agricultural, Geographic and Population data for Counties in the Contiguous United States [EOSWEBSTER_US_County_Data]   CHILD METADATA
Annual crop data from 1972 to 1998 are now available on EOS-WEBSTER. These data are county-based acreage, production, and yield estimates published by the National Agricultural Statistics ...

12. Alternative Tillage and Cropping Strategies for Subtropical Conditions [USDA.ARS.SARC.IFNRRU.AltTill]
(adapted from project summary) Problems: Subtropical growing conditions and the use of intensive plow tillage in South Texas promotes a net loss of soil carbon and plant nutrients. These losses ...

13. Annual Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Emissions on a 1x1 Degree Grid from the Global Emissions Inventory Activity (GEIA), IGBP/IGAC [GEIA_N2O]
The Global Emissions Inventory Activity (GEIA) is an activity of the International Global Atmospheric Chemistry (IGAC) Core Project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP). ...

14. Askov Long-Term Experiments on Animal Manure and Mineral Fertilizers - Lermarken [Denmark.Askov]
The ASKOV Long-term Experiments on Animal manure and Mineral Fertilizers began in 1894. This area was first cultivated around 1800, and was previously open mixed heath and deciduous scrubland. The ...

15. Baseline Organic Soil Depth Monitoring Data for Disney Wilderness Preserve, Florida [DWP_Firesinwetlands_baselineorganicsoildepth]
In Disney Wilderness Preserve, Osceola and Polk counties, organic soil depths along 104 monitoring transects as determined using a probe rod. The purpose of the dataset is to characterize soil depth ...

16. Below Ground Responses to Global Environmental Change and the Biogeochemical Dynamics of Carbon [USDA0512]
The purpose of "Below Ground Responses to Global Environmental Change and the Biogeochemical Dynamics of Carbon" is to provide new insights into the effects of expected environmental change on ecological ...

17. Bhubaneswar Centre, Orissa (All India Coordinated Research Project on Long Term Fertilizer Experiments) [India.Bhubaneswar]
This long term experiment began in 1972. The experimental site is a tropical area, with a minimum annual temperature of 14 deg C, maximum annual temperature of 37.5 deg C, and mean annual rainfall ...

18. Billa Billa Fallow Management Experiment, Queensland, Austrailia [QWRI.BillaBilla]
The Billa Billa Folow Management Experiment was initiated in 1983. The soil parent material at the site consists of cretaceous sediments (lithic sandstone). The native vegetation was cleared in 1971. ...

19. Biocontrol of Soil-borne Plant Pathogens Using Natural Attributes of Microbes and Their Environs [USDA0514]
The purpose of "Biocontrol of Soil-borne Plant Pathogens Using Natural Attributes of Microbes and Their Environs" is to characterize naturally-occurring biocontrol systems and identify microbes responsible ...

20. Broadbalk Wheat Experiment, Soil Organic Matter Network (SOMNET), U.K. [IACR.Broadbalk]
This experiment began in 1843. The site was possibly farmed since Roman times (i.e at least 1500 years). Map of 1623 shows field in arable use. 1839-1843 arable crops: turnips, barley, peas, wheat, ...

21. CO2 and Temperature Effects on Two Subtropical Grassland Species: A C3 Legume and C4 Stoloniferous Grass. [USDA.ARS.CGERU.CO2tempFlorida]
(Adapted from an Abstract Presented at ARS Carbon Storage Workshop) THE PROBLEM: After maximal deforestation in the Eastern USA, and particularly the Southeastern USA, much land returned naturally ...

22. CONUS Soil Database for the Conterminous United States [PSU_CONUS_SOIL]
CONUS-SOIL is a multi-layer soil characteristics data set for the conterminous United States which has been specifically designed for regional and continental-scale climate, hydrology, and ecosystem ...

23. Calhoun Experimental Forest Soil Carbon Study [DU.CalhounForest]
This experiment began in 1962. The site history was a)pre-1800: Eastern North American deciduous forest; b)1800-1957: cotton,corn,wheat,pasture. The site was converted to forest in 1957, and the ...

24. Carbon Accumulation and Sequestration by Bahiagrass Systems: Effect Across Time of Nitrogen Fertility, Water, and Aboveground Biomass Removal. [USDA.ARS.CGERU.Bahiagrass]
(Adapted from an Abstract Presented at ARS Carbon Storage Workshop) "Missing" carbon has been identified publicly as a major problem in balancing the annual global carbon budget for at least 22 years. ...

25. Carbon Budgets, Agroforestry Ecosystems, and Global Climate Change in the Northern Great Plains [USDA0378]
The "Carbon Budgets, Agroforestry Ecosystems, and Global Climate Change in the Northern Great Plains" dataset establishes ecosystem carbon budgets toward the goal of maximizing carbon storage and ...

26. Carbon Dioxide Fluxes for Native and Improved Grazinglands. [USDA.ARS.NGPRL.CO2FluxGraze]
(Adapted from abstract presented at ARS Carbon Storage Workshop, Baltimore, MD Jan 1999) PROBLEM: The grasslands ofthe Northern Great Plains are dominated by the C3 wheatgrass- needlegrass and C4 ...

27. Carbon Exchange on the Short-grass Steppe and the Northern Mixed Prairie. [USDA.ARS.RRRU.Carbonxchng]
(adapted from project abstracts) Problems: While the importance of rangelands for domestic animal grazing and wildlife have been appreciated for some time, their role in the global C cycle is only ...

28. Carbon Sequestration by Switchgrass Managed as an Energy Crop [USDA0395]
The objective of the "Carbon Sequestration by Switchgrass Managed as an Energy Crop" dataset is to monitor carbon sequestration over time in switchgrass and to compare the economic and carbon sequestration ...

29. Carbon Storage Related to Land Use Management: Analysis of Sediment Collected from Watersheds with Various Land Uses. [USDA.ARS.NAEW.CStoreLandMngt]
(adapted from project summary) Problems: Carbon in soils varies quantitatively and with depth depending on theland use management. Some management practices allow for considerable sequestration and ...

30. Carbon Storage in the 'Old Rotation 'Long-Term Cotton Experiment [USDA.ARS.NSDL.LongTermCotton]
(Adapted from project abstract) PROBLEMS: 1. Conventional tillage continuous cotton production severely depletes soil carbon and degrades the soil. 2. There is a paucity of data related to long-term ...

31. Carbon and Nitrogen Balance of a Northern Mixed-grass Prairie as Influenced by Grazing [USDA.ARS.RRRU.MixedGrassCarbon]
(Adapted from Abstract presented at ARS Carbon Storage Workshop, Baltimore, MD, Jan 1999) Problem: Rangeland health and sustainable productivity of our rangelands are becoming a key issues in developing ...

32. Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics Response to Grazing Management [USDA0071]
Soil carbon and nitrogen parameters collected from soil samples from shortgrass native range pastures grazed under four grazing management schemes and replicate control areas (exclosures where no ...

33. Carbon and Water Fluxes From Irrigated Corn: A Field-Scale, Full Season Study [USDA0566]
The objective of "Carbon and Water Fluxes From Irrigated Corn: A Field-Scale, Full Season Study" is to evaluate the flux of energy, water vapor, and carbon dioxide from the soil and canopy in an irrigated ...

34. Carbon, Nitrogen and Phosphorus Changes in CRP Lands [USDA.ARS.CGPRS.CNPcrp]
(adapted from abstract presented at ARS Carbon Storage Workshop, Jan 1999 Baltimore, MD) Problem: Marginal, highly erodible croplands have been taken out of production and replanted to grasslands ...

35. Combination Trial F1-70, Soil Organic Matter in Cropland Experiment, Germany. [MLU.F1-70]
This experiment was initiated in 1967. The crops grown are potatoes, winter wheat,winter barley,sugar beet,spring barley. The treatments are: Stable manure at 4 rates on potatoes & sugar beet; mineral ...

36. Crop Residue Decomposition as Affected by Soil Erosion and Tillage, USDA-ARS [USDA.ARS.CPCRC.ResidueDecomp]
This data set is a result of a study to determine the rates of different crop residue decomposition (clover and wheat), under two different cropping regimes (grain sorghum plots with: no till and ...

37. Crop Rotation/Fertilization Trial F1-07, Germany [MLU.Seehausen]
This experiment began in 1958. The experimental site is in the Eastern German continental climate in the Leipzig Basin. The average climatic conditions at the experimental site are: Minimum ...

38. Crop Yield to Crop and Soil Nutrient Element Status [USDA0405]
The purpose of the "Crop Yield to Crop and Soil Nutrient Element Status" study is to establish fertilizer requirements for major crops; evaluate soil and plant analysis procedures; correlate yield ...

39. Czarny Potok, Soil Organic Matter Experiment, Poland [ARK.Czarny]
This experiment began in 1968 on a natural grassland area of Poland. The site was arable crops to 1945 and later returned to grassland. The land use of this area is permanent meadow now. Treatments ...

40. Data on geomorphology, soils and permafrost in the Antarctic Peninsula region. [CNDP-ESP_GEOANT-UAM_Geomorphology-Soils-Permafrost]   PARENT METADATA
In English: Data on geomorphology, soils and permafrost in the Antarctic Peninsula region from projects of the research group on geology of the University Autonoma of Madrid (GEOANT). General geomorphology, ...

41. Deherain Plots, Long Term Cropping/Soil Experiment, France [INRA.Deherain]
The Deherain long-term field experiment was started in 1875 to study the impact of fertilization on crop yield. Before 1875, the soil was cultivated with alfalfa without fertilization. Between 1929 ...

42. Denitrifying Activity in Deep Soil Profiles [USDA0406]
The "Denitrifying Activity in Deep Soil Profiles" dataset contains data on what factors control denitrifying activity in deep soil profiles. Its purpose is to evaluate an N-based method for measuring ...

43. Developing Rapid Instrumental Methods for Measurement of Soil Quality Parameters [USDA.ARS.NRI.ECL.RapidMeasure]
(adapted from project description) Problem: The need to assess impact of conventional and sustainable agricultural practices on soil quality requires development of routine procedures that can rapidly ...

44. Digital Soil Information for England and Wales [LandIS]
The National Soil Resources Institute incorporates the former Soil Survey and Land Research Centre and as a result maintains all the published and unpublished paper soil reports and maps for England ...

45. EM89 - Pinus radiata Plantation Organic Matter Experiment, Austrailia [CSIRO.TRC.EM89]
This experiment began in 1985. The site was previously a native eucalypt forest, but has been a Pinus radiata plantation for 47 years. There are four treatments as follows: 1) Slash and ...

46. Effect of tillage system on growth, maturity and yield of corn and soybean [PU.Agronomy.TillageSystem]
This experiment was initiated in 1976. In the previous years (1955-1975), the site had corn/soybean production with annual moldboard ploughing. It is estimated that between 1880-1955 ...

47. Effects of Lime and Crop Residue on Soil Fertility and Crop Yield on Acidic soil under Rice-Rice-Soybean, Taiwan [KDAIS.TaiwanRice]
SITE HISTORY For more than 20 years before the experiment began in 1974, paddy rice was the crop grown on the experimental site. The experimental site is located in the Pintung Plain of Southern ...

48. Effects of Nutrient Transport in Cropping Systems in Environmental Quality and Fertilizer Efficiency [USDA0519]
The purpose of "Effects of Nutrient Transport in Cropping Systems in Environmental Quality and Fertilizer Efficiency" is to assess dynamic nitrogen (N) transport in high-residue conservation-tilled ...

49. European Soil Database V2 Raster Library -1km x 1km [EUSOILS_ESDB]
The European Soil Database (ESDB) is the main source of information from which most other data information and services are derived. For instance, the European Soil Database v2 Raster Library contains ...

50. Farming Systems for Soil Quality and Economic Sustainability [USDA.ARS.NSDL.FarmSyst]
1. Climatic conditions in subtropical and warm temperate regions make it difficult to increase soil carbon storage, given current cropping practices coupled with the use of conventional tillage. ...

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