Morrison, R. et al

Eddy covariance measurements of carbon dioxide, energy and water fluxes at a cropland and a grassland on lowland peat soils, East Anglia, UK, 2016-2019

This dataset contains time series observations of surface-atmosphere exchanges of net ecosystem carbon dioxide exchange (NEE), sensible heat (H) and latent heat (LE), and momentum (τ) measured at two managed lowland peatland environments in the East Anglian Fens, England, UK. One site is managed for the production of horticultural salad crops, the other is an area of managed grassland.

Turbulent flux densities were monitored using the micrometeorological eddy covariance (EC) technique between 10th November 2016 and 25th September 2018 at the cropland site, and between 27th April 2017 and 31st March 2019 at the grassland. The dataset includes ancillary weather and soil physics observations, as well as variables describing atmospheric turbulence and the quality of the turbulent flux observations.

Publication date: 2020-03-02

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Format of the data: Comma-separated values (CSV)

You must cite: Morrison, R.; Cooper, H.; Cumming, A. M. J.; Evans, C. ; Thornton, J. ; Winterbourn, J.B.; Rylett, D. ; Jones, D.L. (2020). Eddy covariance measurements of carbon dioxide, energy and water fluxes at a cropland and a grassland on lowland peat soils, East Anglia, UK, 2016-2019. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. https://doi.org/10.5285/2fe84b80-117a-4b19-a1f5-71bbd1dba9c9

 

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Where/When

Study area
Temporal extent
2016-11-10    to    2019-03-31

Provenance & quality

Eddy covariance (EC) and micrometeorological observations were made using open-path eddy covariance systems. Ancillary meteorological and soil physics observations were co-located with the eddy covariance stations.

Turbulent flux densities were calculated from the raw EC data using the EddyPRO® Flux Calculation Software Version 6.1.

Quality Control of EC data involved removal of statistical outliers and tests that theoretical requirements for the successful application of the EC technique were not violated significantly.

Data gaps in EC data (NEE, LE, H) and the partitioning of NEE into gross ecosystem production and total ecosystem production were performed using the REddyProc Package for R (Reichstein et al., 2019).

Further details are available in the supporting documentation.

Related

This dataset is included in the following collections

Flux (CO2, water and energy) and meteorological data in UK

Correspondence/contact details

Dr. Ross Morrison
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Maclean Building, Benson Lane, Crowmarsh Gifford
Wallingford
Oxfordshire
OX10 8BB
United Kingdom
 enquiries@ceh.ac.uk

Authors

Morrison, R.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Cooper, H.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Cumming, A. M. J.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Evans, C.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Thornton, J.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Winterbourn, J.B.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Rylett, D.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Jones, D.L.
Bangor University

Other contacts

Custodian
Environmental Information Data Centre
 info@eidc.ac.uk
Publisher
NERC Environmental Information Data Centre
 info@eidc.ac.uk
Rights Holder
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
 enquiries@ceh.ac.uk

Additional metadata

Topic categories
Climatology / Meteorology / Atmosphere , Geoscientific Information
Keywords
Climate and climate change East Anglia,  Soil
INSPIRE Theme
Environmental Monitoring Facilities
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council
Spatial representation type
Tabular (text)
Spatial reference system
OSGB 1936 / British National Grid
Last updated
13 March 2020 14:27