This data set reports on the mass and chemistry of peat inside decomposition ladders that were deployed at SPRUCE. Decomposition ladders were deployed on 2017-10-02 and collected on 2020-10-15 to observe peat decomposition and chemistry within four depth ranges (0-10cm, 10-20cm, 20-30cm, and 30-40cm). Data contain wet and oven-dried masses as well as percent nitrogen, percent carbon, and phosphorus concentration from the beginning of the deployment and after three years. These data are provided in two comma separated (*.csv) files. These treatments are ongoing and future data will be added to this dataset periodically.
Kolka, R.K., N.A. Griffiths, K.C. Oleheiser, and C.W. Schadt. 2023. SPRUCE Mass and Chemistry of Peat Ladder Decomposition Treatments, 2017-2020. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TES SFA, U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. https://doi.org/10.25581/spruce.111/1991516.
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