Tummel Level II plot - Measurements

Variables monitored in UK Sitka spruce long-term forest monitoring plots
Variables Period Frequency of sampling Llyn Brianne Loch Awe Coalburn Tummel
Foliar sampling and analysis 1995-2005 2 years Yes Yes Yes Yes
2006 Once       Yes
2010 Once Yes   Yes  
Soil analysis 1995 Once Yes Yes Yes Yes
2008 Once     Yes  
Soil solution 1995-2001 2 weeks Yes     Yes
2001-2006 2 weeks Yes   Yes Yes
2007-2008 4 weeks Yes      
2009-2010 4 weeks Yes   Yes  
Atmospheric deposition 1995-1996 2 weeks Yes Yes Yes Yes
1997-2006 4 weeks Yes Yes Yes Yes
2007-2008 4 weeks Yes      
2009-2010 4 weeks Yes   Yes  
Increment 1995-2004 5 years Yes Yes Yes Yes
2010 Once Yes   Yes  
Crown condition 1994-2007 Annual Yes Yes Yes Yes
2009-2010 Annual Yes   Yes  
Leaf area index 2009-2010 Once Yes   Yes  
Meteorology 1994-2004 Continuous (automatic)     Yes  
2009-2010 Continuous (automatic) Yes   Yes  
SO2,O3,NOx above canopy 2002 Monthly     Yes  
SO2,O3,NOx,NH4 below canopy 2002-2005 Monthly Yes Yes Yes Yes
NH4 2000-2006 Monthly Yes Yes Yes Yes
2007-2008 Monthly Yes Yes   Yes
2009-2010 Monthly Yes     Yes
Ground vegetation 1998-2004 3 years Yes Yes Yes Yes
2004 Once Yes      
2010 Once Yes   Yes  
Quantitative ground vegetation 2010 Once Yes   Yes  
Litter fall quantification 2001-2007 4 weeks     Yes Yes
2009-2010 4 weeks Yes   Yes  
Litter fall analysis 2010 Once Yes   Yes  
Growth uptake of heavy metals 2003 Single measurement Yes Yes Yes Yes