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Mallee Plot Network: Soil Moisture (Probe and Location) Data, Western New South Wales and South Australia, Australia, 2016–2017

Also known as: Mallee Plot Network: Soil Moisture (Probe And Location), 2016–2017
The Australian National University
Katy Wilkins (Associated with)
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Australian Wetlands, Rivers and Landscapes Centre, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales SYDNEY, NSW, 2052 Australia

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david.keith@environment.nsw.gov.au
christopher.simpson@unsw.edu.au
k.wilkins@unsw.edu.au
mark.tozer@environment.nsw.gov.au
r.woodward@unsw.edu.au
david.keith@unsw.edu.au

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Abstract: The Mallee Plot Network Soil Moisture (Probe and Location) Data Package contains soil moisture data obtained, between 2016 and 2017, from monitoring tubes for soil moisture probes which were installed at intervals along two transects extending across the catenary sequence from swale to swale across a dune crest in May 2011.

A synopsis of related data packages which have been collected as part of the Mallee Plot Network’s full program is provided at https://doi.org/10.25911/5c133088bc5b9


Sampling method: The study is located in the red aeolian sand dunefield landscape of the Scotia district within Tarawi Nature Reserve (33.44ºS 141.16ºE), Scotia Wildlife Sanctuary (33°17′S 141°05'E) and Danggali Nature Reserve (33° 22' S 140° 45' E) in south-western New South Wales and adjacent area of South Australia (Figure 7.4.1). The study area sits on the south-eastern edge of the Australian arid zone. This location is close to the arid limits of distribution of the mallee woodland biome, which stretches across the temperate semi-arid belt of southern Australia (Noble 1984). Mallee woodlands typically occur within regions receiving 200-500 mm rainfall per year. During 1940-2010, mean annual rainfall at Tarawi Homestead was approximately 240 mm (data summary courtesy of John Warren, Tarawi NR).

Study extent: The Mallee Plot Network research plots commenced in 1996 and were revisited annually for 3 years and then on a decadal basis.

Project funding: Between 2012 and 2018 this project was part of, and funded through the Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTERN) a facility within the Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) and supported by the Australian Government through the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy.

Created: 2018-11-01

Data time period: 2016-10-25 to 2017-03-21

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141.0906395,-33.369582

text: Tarawi Nature Reserve; Scotia Sanctuary and Danggali National Park, Western New South Wales and South Australia, Australia