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Research Project: Field and Laboratory Analysis of Soil Samples for the Terrestrial Observation System of NEON

Location: Range Management Research

Project Number: 3050-11210-009-36-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Aug 1, 2014
End Date: Jul 31, 2019

Objective:
1) Provide NEON and the broader research community, which includes the Jornada ARS research unit, with critical field collection and laboratory analysis of soil samples at all 60 NEON sites that have been/will be in construction during the period of 2012-2017 (see Table 1), and 2) provide assistance with data interpretation resulting from these field and laboratory efforts as described

Approach:
1) Field sampling and characterization of soils at NEON sites constructed between 2012-2015, 2) Laboratory analysis of soil samples collected at NEON sites, 3) provide data management, analyses and interpretations.