SM.temp.moist {asbio}R Documentation

Alpine soil temperature and moisture time series

Description

Soil temperature and water availability from Mt. Washburn in Yellowstone National Park. Data were taken at soil depth of 5cm from a late snowmelt site at UTM 4960736.977 544792.225 zone 12T NAD 83, elevation 3070m.

Usage

data(SM.temp.moist)

Format

A data frame with 30 observations on the following 4 variables.

year

A numeric vector describing year.

day

The "day of year", whereby Jan 1 = day 1 and Dec 32 = day 365 (366 for leap years).

Temp_C

Temperature in degrees Celsius.

Moisture

Soil water availability sensor reading. A reading of 35 is approximately equal to -1.5 MPa.

Source

Aho, K. (2006) Alpine Ecology and Subalpine Cliff Ecology in the Northern Rocky Mountains. Doctoral dissertation, Montana State University, 458 pgs.


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