GIRF Mineralization data
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|Created:||Aug 06, 2016 at 4:54 p.m.|
|Last updated:||Feb 23, 2019 at 2:05 p.m. by Pratibha Sapkota|
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The data shows Net Nitrogen Mineralization occurring in GIRF bioretention from August 2013 to October 30, 2014. Net nitrogen mineralization is calculated as the difference in inorganic N content (NO3-N, NO2-N, NH4-N) between incubated (soil samples inside PVC pipes) soil samples and non-incubated soil samples every two weeks. Hach kits (TNT 835 Low Range (accurate between 0.23-13.5 mg/L), TNT 839 Low Range (accurate between 0.015-0.6 mg/L), and TNT 830 Ultra Low Range (accurate between 0.015-2 mg/L)) were used for measuring inorganic content in the soil. TN was measured using HachTM persulfate digestion method 10208 (accurate between 1 mg/l-16 mg/l) every two weeks. Then, N concentration in all samples was quantified using a Hach 6500 spectrometer (HachTM Company, Loveland, CO).
Resource Level Coverage
|Variable Description||insitu soil data|
|Data Collection Method||Mineralization data was collected every two weeks using PVC. It was calculated as the difference between inorganic N content at the beginning of incubation period and at the end of incubation period of 2 weeks|
This resource was created using funding from the following sources:
|Agency Name||Award Title||Award Number|
|National Science Foundation||iUTAH-innovative Urban Transitions and Aridregion Hydro-sustainability||1208732|
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