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Soil temperature and moisture levels from Alatna and Towle Valley in the Convoy Range, near Arena Valley and the Walcott Bay area
Entry ID: K150_1987_1988_NZ_3

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Abstract: Information about soil temperature and soil moisture levels from as many other locations as possible were collected to help establish the definition and classification of cold aridisols. Measurements were collected from Alatna and Towle Valley in the Convoy Range, near Arena Valley and the Walcott Bay area.
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Description: The Ross Sea Region Soils database, run by Landcare Rsearch, New Zealand, stores information on soil site and soil pit horizon data from 35 years of soil studies by the investigators and their associates. There are >900 sites in the database but they are currently not sorted
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1.   N: -76.88   S: -76.88   E: 161.17   W: 161.17  
2.   N: -76.68   S: -76.68   E: 160.75   W: 160.75  
3.   N: -78.23   S: -78.23   E: 163.62   W: 163.62  

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-04
Stop Date: 1988-01-25
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Quality The data is described in the publications. All existing samples are held by Landcare Research in their Ross Sea Region Soils Database.
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Campbell, I.B. Claridge, G.G.C. 1990 Classification of cold desert soils. Proceedings of the Fourth International Soil Correlation Meeting (ISCOM IV); characterisation, classification and utilization of aridisols. Part A papers. Kimble, J.M., Nettleton, W.D. (eds), Lincoln, NE USDA, Soil Conservation Science
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