A Global Database of Soil Respiration Data, Version 2.0

Metadata Updated: August 9, 2018

ABSTRACT: This data set provides an updated soil respiration database (SRDB), a near-universal compendium of published soil respiration (RS) 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 C cycle. The database encompasses all published studies that report at least one of the following data measured in the field (not laboratory): annual RS, mean seasonal RS, a seasonal or annual partitioning of RS into its sources fluxes, RS temperature response (Q10), or RS at 10 degrees C. 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. The database includes a file of RS data and a linked file of study bibliographic data. Both files are in comma-separated format.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: U.S. Government Work

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Metadata Created Date October 8, 2014
Metadata Updated Date August 9, 2018
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Metadata Created Date October 8, 2014
Metadata Updated Date August 9, 2018
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Data First Published 2012-03-13T00:00:00.000Z
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