Summary & Purpose
Johnston Draw (JD) is a small (1.83 km2), primarily granitic sub-watershed of the Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed (RCEW) located within the Owyhee Mountain Range in southwestern Idaho, USA. JD is situated on the western portion of the RCEW, primarily oriented east-west, with a mean annual precipitation (MAP) of 550 mm/yr and mean annual temperature (MAT) of 7.4 ᵒC near the outlet. Here, we provide a spatially extensive soil dataset for 45 soil profiles and 228 sub samples over the full range of elevation of 1490-1850 m. Soil profiles have been excavated, described, analyzed for a variety of analytical measurements, and recorded in conjunction with the System for Earth Sample Registration (SESAR), where all samples have a unique International Geo Sample Number (IGSN).
Date of Publication or Submission
This study was conducted in collaboration and cooperation with the USDA Agriculture Research Service, Northwest Watershed Research Center, Boise, Idaho, and landowners within the Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory (RC CZO). Support for this research was provided by NSF for RC CZO Cooperative agreement NSF EAR-1331872 (Kathleen Lohse, Principal Investigator; Nancy Glenn, Co-Principal Investigator; Alejandro Flores, Co-Principal Investigator; Shawn Benner, Co-Principal Investigator; Mark Seyfried, Co-Principal Investigator). Data are available at the criticalzone.org data portal. Every sample at RC CZO is registered with an International Geo Sample Number through System for Earth Sample Registration (SESAR). Gordon Gulch data collection was funded by the Keck Geology Consortium, the National Science Foundation (NSF EAR-1062720), University of Connecticut Research Foundation, and NSF Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory (NSF EAR-072496). The authors declare no financial conflicts.
Data Source Credits
Patton, Nicholas R.; Lohse, Kathleen A.; Seyfried, M.S.; Will, Ryan M.; and Benner, Shawn. (2018). Dataset for Coarse Fraction Adjusted Bulk Density Estimates for Dryland Soils Derived from Felsic and Mafic Parent Materials [Data set]. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.18122/B22M6Q Patton, Nicholas R.; Lohse, Kathleen A.; Godsey, Sarah E.; Seyfried, Mark S.; and Crosby, Benjamin T.. (2017). Dataset for Predicting Soil Thickness on Soil Mantled Hillslopes [Data set]. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.18122/B2PM69 Patton, Nicholas R.; Lohse, Kathleen A.; Godsey, Sarah E.; Parsons, Susan B.; and Seyfried, Mark S.. (2018). Dataset for Topographic Controls on Total Soil Organic Carbon in Semi-arid Environments [Data set]. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.18122/B2XT55
Single Dataset or Series?
.xlxs, .csv, .txt
Map Area Coordinate System
Murphy, Idaho NAD 1983 Zone 11N
June 2010-June 2015
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Patton, Nicholas R.; Lohse, Kathleen A.; Seyfried, Mark; and Murdock, Mark D.. (2018). Dataset for Soil Properties of Johnston Draw a Subcatchment of Reynolds Creek, Idaho [Data set]. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.18122/B2612K