This dataset provides an update to the Soil Respiration Database (SRDB), a near-universal compendium of published soil respiration data. Soil respiration, the flux of autotrophically- and heterotrophically-generated CO2 from the soil to the atmosphere, remains the least well-constrained component of the terrestrial carbon cycle. The database encompasses all published studies that report at least one of the following data measured in the field (not laboratory): annual soil respiration, mean seasonal soil respiration, a seasonal or annual partitioning of soil respiration into its source fluxes, soil respiration temperature response (Q10), or soil respiration at 10 degrees C. The SRDB's orientation is thus to seasonal and annual fluxes, not shorter-term or chamber-specific measurements, and the database is dominated by temperate, well-drained forest measurement locations. Version 4 is the compilation of 1458 published studies with measurements taken between 1961 and 2016.
N: 78.9 S: -78.2 E: 175.77 W: -162.2
|Temporal Extent:||Platform(s):||FIELD INVESTIGATION|
|Data Center(s):||ORNL_DAAC||Instrument(s):||LICOR SOIL GAS CHAMBER|
Variables mapped on uniform space-time grid scales with completeness and consistency
|Project Short Name||Campaigns||Project Dates|
|Soil||No campaigns listed.||No dates provided.|
|Coverage Type||Zone Identifier||Geometry||Granule Representation|
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