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Simulated average historical soil carbon (1971-2000) for OR and WA, USA

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Original Data Basin Creation Date
2012-09-24 11:50:00
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2012-09-24 18:35:16

Summary

This dataset represents the average amount of soil carbon within each HUC5 watershed, simulated by the model MC1 for the 30-year period 1971-2000. Soil carbon, in g m-2, was determined for each HUC5 watershed. Watersheds represent 5th level (HUC5, 10-digit) hydrologic unit boundaries and were acquired from the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Background: The dynamic global vegetation model MC1 (see Bachelet et al.2001) was used to simulate vegetation dynamics, associated carbon and nitrogen cycle, water budget, and wild fire impacts for OR, WA, AZ and NM, for a project funded by the USDA Forest Service (PNW09-JV-11261900-003). The MC1 model was run using historical data and future climate change projections from three [...]

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Conservation Biology Institute
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:36:53 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin ba3a361dbbcf49ad8cc73d0ca66e9005

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