University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
College of Biological Sciences


Effects of Long Term Fertilization and Oak Canopy Cover on Plant Communities and Ecosystem Processes - Experiment 142

Canopy litter biomass carbon and nitrogen

Years Available: 2003 - 2006

Principle Investigators

Reich, Peter

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Environmental Data Initiative data package

EDI Package ID DOI


2YearYear (YYYY)
4PointsPoints included in aggregated sample
51996 Canopy coverTree canopy cover over the points in 1996
6Microplot Fertilizer TreatmentNitrogen Treatment Identification (E, G or I)
7Annual Nitrgen fertilizer addition (g/m2/year)Total annual nitrogen fertilizer applied to plotgramsPerMeterSquaredPerYear
8Annual percent Nitrogen addition (g/m2/year)Annual Nitrogen addition (fertilizer at 0.34%N times grams fertilizer added)gramsPerMeterSquaredPerYear
9Biomass typeCategory of biomass used in analysis
10PercentCarbonPercent Carbon dimensionless
11PercentNitrogenPercent Nitrogendimensionless
12CNRatioCarbon to Nitrogen Ratiodimensionless


ExperimentYearPlotPoints1996 Canopy coverMicroplot Fertilizer TreatmentAnnual Nitrgen fertilizer addition (g/m2/year)Annual percent Nitrogen addition (g/m2/year) Biomass typePercentCarbonPercentNitrogenCNRatio
E142200311 to 8INI00Oak Leaves49.539149.539
E142200319 to 16OUTI00Oak Leaves49.5301.02548.322
E142200321 to 8ING5017Oak Leaves48.7981.07245.521
E142200329 to 16OUTG5017Oak Leaves49.2921.11344.288
E142200331 to 8INE165.44Oak Leaves49.6361.00549.389
E142200339 to 16OUTE165.44Oak Leaves49.1290.95751.336
E142200341 to 8INI00Oak Leaves49.2670.92253.435
E142200349 to 16OUTI00Oak Leaves47.9110.88953.893
E142200351 to 8INI00Oak Leaves49.3970.90554.582
E142200359 to 16OUTI00Oak Leaves49.9510.99250.354
E142200361 to 8INE165.44Oak Leaves49.5480.93153.220
E142200369 to 16OUTE165.44Oak Leaves49.3921.00948.951

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Effects of Long Term Fertilization and Oak Canopy Cover on Plant Communities and Ecosystem Processes : Canopy litter biomass carbon and nitrogen

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