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Data from laboratory and field tests of an economical, environmentally sealed, self-contained pCO2 sensor for environmental studies


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Haase, K.B., Casile, G.C., Kauble, R.K., Andraski, B.J., Stonestrom, D.A., Simon, N.S., Rybicki, N.B., and Sanford, W.E., 2018, Data from Laboratory and Field Tests of an Economical, Environmentally Sealed, Self-Contained pCO2 Sensor for Environmental Studies: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


This release contains data from field and laboratory tests conducted by the USGS Groundwater Dating Laboratory between 2014 and 2017 during the development of a new dissolved and gas phase carbon dioxide sensor. The release also contains results of calibration, intercomparison, temperature, humidity, and stability experiments, as well as monitoring studies of CO2 in soil surface gas in the Amargosa Desert during the Toxic Substances Hydrology Amargosa Desert Research Site (ADRS) project, and measurements of dissolved CO2 (pCO2) in Upper Klamath Lake, in laboratory plant mesocosm studies at USGS headquarters in Reston, Virginia, as well as in creeks and streams in Northern Virginia.


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pCO2 Data Release.xlsx
“pCO2 Data Release”
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pCO2 Sensor Tests Data Dictionary.docx
“pCO2 Sensors Data Dictionary”
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pCO2 Data Release Metadata.xml
“pCO2 Metadata”
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The laboratory tests demonstrate the performance of the sensors as well as their general characteristics. The field tests are a compendium of studies testing the sensors in different environments, demonstrating their strengths and weaknesses, and showing their value as scientific tools. These data are generally useful for studying carbon dynamics in the environment over time as well as understanding how membrane based dissolved gas sensors behave.


Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. Unless otherwise stated, all data, metadata and related materials are considered to satisfy the quality standards relative to the purpose for which the data were collected. Although these data and associated metadata have been reviewed for accuracy and completeness and approved for release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the display or utility of the data for other purposes, nor on all computer systems, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty.


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DOI doi:10.5066/F7CJ8CP3

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