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51. Soybean Residue Decomposition as Affected By Tillage, USDA-ARS [USDA.ARS.CPCRC.SoyDecomp]
These data are the fraction of soybean residue remaining over time after harvest. The soybean were planted into wheat at the Bledsoe Research Farm, Pike County GA, on June 24, 1988 and harvested ...


52. Study of the Soils of Penguin and Leopard Islands, Gerlache, Antarctic Peninsula [CDA_AR_GEO_COLD_SOILS]   PARENT METADATA
The study of the soils of the Penguin and Leopard Islands, Gerlache Strait, Antarctic Peninsula, is herewith presented. Utilizing the reconnaissance methodologies employed by the Institute of Soils ...


53. The Accumulation and Bioavailability of Soil Nitrogen and Carbon Under Long-term Farming Systems in Pennsylvania. [usda.ars.PSWMRL.LongTermFarm]
(from Project Abstract) Problem: the objective of this research is to determine and contrast soil nitrogen, soil carbon, and soil phosphorus accumulation and availability under common farming systems ...


54. The Accumulation and Bioavailability of Soil Organic Carbon and Nitrogen Under Common Buffer Vegetation in Mid-Atlantic States. [usda.ars.PSWMRL.CommonBuffer]
(from USDA ARS Carbon Storage Planning Workshop Abstracts) Problem: There are large acerages of woods and cool-season grasses in the northeast today, and there may soon be substantial acreages of ...


55. The legacy model vs the subsidy model to explain soil organic matter in the McMurdo Dry Valleys [K052_2004_2006_NZ_1]   CHILD METADATA
The Dry Valleys of Victoria Land, Antarctica, contain naturally simple ecosystems operating under extreme climatic conditions. Nutrients are limited and are thought to come from external sources from ...


56. Tillage, N Fertilization, and Crop Rotation Effects On Soil Organic C and N [USDA.ARS.SPNRU.tillNCropOM]
(adapted from abstract presented at ARS carbon storage meeting, Baltimore Jan 1999) Problem: Conventional tillage, crop-fallow dryland fanning systems in the central and northern Great Plains utilized ...


57. Trace Gas Dataset [USDA0105]
Contains CH4, N2O, CO2, soil atmosphere gas exchange as well as soil water, mineral N and temperature from CPER (Central Plains Experimental Range), Glacier Lakes Experimental Ecosystem (USFS), Sydney, ...


58. Transport of Sediment-borne Carbon with Different Tillage Practices, USDA-ARS-NAEW [USDA.ARS.NAEWRU.SedimentC]
(adapted from project decription) Problems: Tillage practices impact the movement of sediment within and from watersheds. How do conservation tillage practices influence the movement of carbon attached ...


59. Ultuna Long-term Soil Organic Matter Experiment, Sweden [SLU.SSD.Ultuna]
This experiment began in 1956 at a cool temperate site in Sweden. the soil at the site is described as a Typic Eutrochrept (Soil Survey Staff, 1987); Eutric Cambisol (FAO 1988). The site has been ...


60. Various Crop Residue Decomposition in a Growth Chamber, USDA-ARS [USDA.ARS.CPCRC.CropResidue]
These data are from P.B. Ford, M.S. thesis work at the University of GA. The data are the results of a controlled conditions study where the residues of wheat, oats, barley, alfalfa, and sorghum ...


61. Vegetation Change on Rangelands in Relation to Carbon Sequestration and Increasing Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations. [USDA.ARS.GSWRL.VegChngRangCO2]
(Adapted from project description) Problem: A large carbon sink is implied on western rangelands from data and modeling recently reported in Science. Only forest ecosystems have been generally ...


62. Wheat Residue Decomposition as Affected By Tillage, USDA-ARS [USDA.ARS.CPCRC.WheatDecomp]
These data are the fraction of wheat residue remaining over time after harvest. The wheat were planted in the fall at the Bledsoe Research Farm, Pike County GA, 1987 and harvested June 22, 1988. ...


63. Woburn Ley-Arable Long Term Soil Organic Matter/Cropping Experiment [IACR.Woburn]
This experiment began in 1938 at a cool temperate site in England. There are 3 soil series present on the experiment. Cottenham, brown sand on Lower Greensand. Lowlands, colluvial brown earth in sandy ...


64. 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 ...


65. World soil property estimates for broad-scale modelling (WISE30sec) [WISE30sec_ver. 1.0]
This harmonized dataset of derived soil properties for the world is comprised of a soil-geographical and a soil attribute component. The GIS dataset was created using the soil map unit delineations ...


66. 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 ...


67. 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 ...


68. 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, ...


69. 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 ...


70. 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). ...


71. 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 ...


72. 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 ...


73. 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 ...


74. 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). ...


75. 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 ...


76. 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 ...


77. 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 ...


78. 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 ...


79. 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, ...


80. 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. ...


81. 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 ...


82. 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 ...


83. 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 ...


84. 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 ...


85. 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 ...


86. 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 ...


87. 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 ...


88. 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 ...


89. 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 ...


90. 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 ...


91. 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 ...


92. 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 ...


93. 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 ...


94. 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 ...


95. 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 ...


96. 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 ...


97. 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 ...


98. 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 ...


99. 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. ...


100. Glen Innes Rotation Experiment, Long Term Soil Organic Matter Study, Australia [WWAI.GlenInnes]
This study was initiated in 1921 in cool temperate region. the soil is described as Prairie - Australian Great Soil Group (ref Stace HCT, Hubble GD, Brewer R, Northcote KH, ...


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