Thetford Level II plot - Measurements

Variables monitored in UK Scots pine long-term forest monitoring plots
Variables Period Frequency of sampling Rannoch Thetford Lady Bower Culbin Rogate SP
Foliar sampling and analysis 1995-2004 2 years Yes Yes Yes    
2005-2006 Annual Yes Yes Yes    
2005 Once       Yes  
2007 Annual Yes Yes      
2008 Annual Yes Yes Yes    
2010 Annual Yes Yes Yes   Yes
Soil analysis 1995 Once Yes Yes Yes    
2010 Once         Yes
Soil moisture 2008-2010 Daily Yes        
Increment 1995-2010 5 years Yes Yes Yes    
2004 Once       Yes  
2010 Annual Yes Yes Yes   Yes
Permanent girth bands 2009 2 weeks         Yes
2010 2 weeks   Yes     Yes
Crown condition 1994-1995 Annual Yes Yes Yes    
1996-2007 Annual Yes Yes Yes Yes  
2009-2010 Annual Yes Yes Yes   Yes
Meteorology 1994-2009 Daily (Manual)   Yes      
1994-2005 Continuous (automatic) Yes Yes Yes    
2005-2009 Continuous (automatic)   Yes Yes    
Above canopy metrology 2001-2007 Continuous (automatic)   Yes      
Atmospheric deposition 1995-1996 2 weeks Yes Yes Yes    
1997-2006 4 weeks Yes Yes Yes    
2007 4 weeks Yes Yes      
2008 4 weeks Yes Yes Yes    
2009-2010 4 weeks Yes Yes Yes   Yes
SO2,O3,NOx above canopy (diffusion tubes) 2003 Monthly Yes Yes Yes    
SO2,O3,NOx,NH4 below canopy (diffusion tubes) 2001 Monthly   Yes      
2002-2005 Monthly Yes Yes Yes    
2006 Monthly   Yes      
NH4 2000-2006 Monthly Yes Yes Yes    
2007-2010 Monthly Yes Yes      
Ground vegetation 1998-2004 3 years Yes Yes Yes    
2004 Once       Yes  
2007 Once   Yes      
2010 Once Yes Yes Yes   Yes
Quantitative ground vegetation 2010 Once   Yes     Yes
Litter fall quantification 2001-2006 4 weeks Yes Yes Yes    
2007 4 weeks Yes Yes      
2008 4 weeks Yes Yes Yes    
2009-2010 4 weeks Yes Yes Yes   Yes
Soil solution 1996-2001 2 weeks   Yes Yes    
2002-2006 2 weeks Yes Yes Yes    
2007 4 weeks Yes Yes      
2008 4 weeks Yes Yes Yes    
2009-2010 4 weeks Yes Yes Yes   Yes
Growth uptake of heavy metals 2003 Single measurement Yes Yes Yes Yes