Data Sets


The NEON data

NEON data are available from the NEON data portal by sample date and subplot.  In cases where data on plants, ground beetles, and small mammals are desired in more aggregate form it can be expedient to use the NEON data aggregator.

 

The Warming Experiment

The Harvard Forest (near Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts) and Duke Forest (near Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina) warming experiment sites share the same experiment design and instrumentation.  At each site, soil and air heating is carried out in eighteen open-topped chambers and 6 non-chamber controls.  Experimental treatments include three levels of heating (ambient/control, +3° C, and +5° C) and low-light (understory) versus high-light (artificially created gap) conditions.  Each of these chambers contains sensors to measure air temperature, soil temperature, relative humidity, soil moisture, and photosynthetically active radiation.  These environmental data, recorded on an hourly basis by Campbell Scientific CR1000 data loggers, are available below.


Duke Forest Environmental Data

Duke Forest Metadata including experiment treatments, column definitions, and important dates.

Duke Forest Air Temperature

Duke Forest Soil Temperature

Duke Forest Soil Moisture

Duke Forest Photosynthetically Active Radiation

Relative humidity not currently available.

 

Harvard Forest Environmental Data

Harvard Forest Metadata including experiment treatments, column definitions, and important dates.

Harvard Forest Air Temperature

Harvard Forest Soil Temperature

Harvard Forest Soil Moisture

Harvard Forest Photosynthetically Active Radiation

Relative humidity not currently available.

 

Duke Forest Spring Phenology Data

Gap Chambers

G01_A

G02_5

G03_3

G04_A

G05_3

G06_5

G07_A

G08_5

G09_3

G10_C

G11_C

G12_C

Shade Chambers

S01_5

S02_3

S03_A

S04_A

S05_3

S06_5

S07_5

S08_A

S09_3

S10_C

S11_C

S12_C

Spring Phenology Table

 

Harvard Forest Spring Phenology Data

Gap Chambers

G01_3

G02_A

G03_5

G04_A

G05_5

G06_3

G07_A

G08_3

G09_5

G10_C

G11_C

G12_C

Shade Chambers

S01_5

S02_A

S03_3

S04_5

S05_A

S06_3

S07_A

S08_3

S09_5

S10_C

S11_C

S12_C

Contact: Jordan Siminitz (jordan.siminitz@duke.edu)

Last updated: June 3rd, 2014