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Dataset URLs:METADATA: HTML, Rich Text, XML(EML compliant)
DATA: Comma Delimited, Excel file with Metadata and data, Dataset via LTER Data Poral
Dataset ID:1991_ArcticLTER_Lakes_nuts.02
Dataset Title:Nutrient and chemical data for various lakes near Toolik Research Station, Arctic LTER, Summer 1991.
Investigator 1: 
First Name:Mike
Last Name:Miller
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Investigator 2: 
First Name:Anne
Last Name:Giblin
Investigator 3: 
First Name:Shane
Last Name:Capron
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Investigator 4: 
First Name:Neil
Last Name:Bettez
Investigator 5: 
First Name:William
Last Name:Rowe
Associate Investigators:
Keywords:phosphorus, ammonium, nitrate, total dissolved nitrogen, total dissolved phosphorus, particulate phosphorus, particulate nitrogen, particulate carbon, inorganic nutrients, arctic lakes, lakes
Abstract:Depth profiles of NO-3, NH-4, PO-4, TDN,
TDP, PP, PN and PC for lakes in 1992.
For questions about the Metadata and data contact the Investigators.
For information about this web site contact:
Arctic LTER Information Manager
The Ecosystems Center
Marine Biological Lab
7 MBL St
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Phone (508) 289 7496
Email: arc_im@mbl.edu
Online URL: http://ecosystems.mbl.edu/ARC/
DATA FILE INFORMATION:
Data File URL http://metacat.lternet.edu/das/dataAccessServlet?docid=knb-lter-arc.10159&urlTail=lakes/nutrients/data/1991_ArcticLTER_Lakes_nuts.csv
Data File Name 1991_ArcticLTER_Lakes_nuts.xlsx
Beginning Date 6/10/1991
End Date 8/14/1991
Number of Data Records 768
Other Files to Reference
Availability Status
Quality Control Information
Maintenance Description
Log of Changes: For Archival Use: DATE RECEIVED: 9/91 DATA FILE ENTERED BY: Julie Pallant DATA FILE VALIDATION: NAME: Julie Pallant DATE: 9/24/91
Data from all lakes compiled. Updated to new metadata form (with sites). CH March 2013
Version 2: Checked keywords against the LTER network preferred list and replaced non-preferred terms. Jim L 27Jan14
 
RESEARCH LOCATION:                                
Location Name Toolik Central E 01 N 01 N 02 S 06 S 07 NE 12 I1 into I3 I2 outlet I4 outlet I8 outlet I4 into I5 I5 into I6 I6 west I1 outlet  
Geographic Description Toolik Lake, Main Station Lake E1 Lake N1 Lake N2 Lake S6 Lake S07 Lake NE12 I1 into I3 I2 outlet I4 outlet I8 outlet I4 into I5 I5 into I6 I6 west I1 outlet  
Location Bounding Box                                
West Bounding Coordinate                                
East Bounding Coordinate                                
North Bounding Coordinate                                
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OR if single point location                                
Latitude 68.629961 68.6261956028 68.6398939358 68.6409472345 68.6293797816 68.6300627447 68.65 68.574 68.572546 68.58143 68.611408 68.58423333 68.59491667 68.596771 68.572296  
Longitude -149.612633 -149.555347706 -149.606965643 -149.625086307 -149.641623295 -149.644441789 -149.616666666667 -149.583566 -149.570268 -149.5861 -149.590132 -149.5836 -149.586316 -149.601046 -149.581014  
Elevation 719 762 731 724 731 731 699 774 785 770 744 770 754   785  
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TAXONOMIC COVERAGE:
Organisms studied
 
Methods:
Water samples were collected
at depths 0,1,3,5,8,12,16 meters with a Van Dorn. Water was
filtered in the field using 47mm .045 um millipore HAE filters.
Filterd water was kept at 4C in amber bottles until being run on
an ALP chem auto analyzer using methods for Phosphorus, ammonia
and nitrate/nitrite




Water samples collected at designated sites and depths
in the outer lakes were analyzed on the Technicon Autoanalyzer II using Technicon methods. In addition
to the Standard series run at the beginning and end of each analysis 4 standards and a blank were run with
each tray of samples.

Particulate Phosphorus, nitrogen and carbon samples were collected on a pre-combusted 47 mm
Gelman AE filter and stored frozen until processing, Filters were then split in half and particulate
phosphorus was determined using methods of Stainton et al., (1974).

Notes: These were all samples that were run by Bill Rowe and Shane Capron
throughout the summer. Particulate phosphorus samples run by Neil Bettez in 1995

Reference Citations: R.G. Wetzel and G.E. Likens. 1979. Limnological Methods. Saunders. Philadelphia.
A quantification of low-level ammonia in freshwaters. Standard Methods 1985, p 382.
Stainton, M.P. M.J. Capel, F.A.J.1974. Armstrong The chemical Analysis of fresh water. Fish Res. Board

Can. Misc.Spec. Pub. 25: 67. 1974.

Detection limits for analyses:
PO4: 0.08uM
NH4: 0.17uM
NO3: 0.11uM
Any sample below these limits, value entered as 0, notes in comments column.

Data Table

Variable Name Variable Description Data Type Units DateTime Format Code Information Missing Value Code
SortChem_# A unique number assigned to each sample collected at a specific site at a specific date and time. The year that the sample was collected is followed by a dash and then a sequential number. For example, if 600 samples were collected in 2002, then the first sample collected is 2002-0001 and the last sample is 2002-0600. text        
Site Site Name: Name of the lake where measurements were taken. There are discrete sampling sites defined by water depth, generally they are at the point of maximum depth. text        
Date Date readings were taken on. datetime   dd-mmm-yyyy    
Dep_m Depth of water sample taken at starting from the surface as 0. number meter     .=Missing or Not Measured
Chl_ug/l Pheaophytin corrected chlorophyll a concentration from fluorometric analysis of chlorophyll extracted in acetone from 47mm GFF fiter number microgramPerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
Pheo_ug/l Pheaophytin concentrations from fluorometric analysis of chlorophyll extracted in acetone from 47mm GFF fiter number microgramPerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
NH4OPA_uM Ammonium concentrations from OPA fluorometric analysis number micromolePerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
PO4_uM phosphate concentrations from colormetric analysis number micromolePerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
NO3_uM nitrate+nitrite concentrations from colormetric analysis number micromolePerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
TDN_uM Total dissolved nitrogen number micromolePerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
TN_uM Total nitrogen. This value is the sum of TDN and particulate nitrogen number micromolePerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
TP_uM Total phosphorus. This value is the sum of TDP and particulate phosphorus number micromolePerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
TDP_uM Total dissolved phosphorus number micromolePerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
PP-ug/l Particulate phosphorus number microgramPerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
PP_uM Particulate phosphorus number micromolePerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
PN-ug/l Particulate nitrogen number microgramPerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
PN_uM Particulate nitrogen number micromolePerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
PC-ug/l Particulate carbon number microgramPerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
PC_uM Particulate carbon number micromolePerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
Bact_cells/ml Bacteria counts from flow cytometer cells/ml number numberPerMilliliter     .=Missing or Not Measured
UncorChl_ug/l Uncorrected chlorophyll a number microgramPerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
Cl_uM Dissolved chloride concentration number micromolePerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
SO4_uM Dissolved sulfate concentration number micromolePerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured
Notes Any additional information pertaining to measurments made for a particular depth, place and time. text       .=Missing or Not Measured
NH4 Indol_uM Ammonium concentrations from Phenol/ Indol method number micromolePerLiter     .=Missing or Not Measured

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