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Table 1 Mean air and soil temperatures at the study site. Soil temperatures were recorded for graminoid and shrub vegetation types

From: Temperature sensitivity of mineral soil carbon decomposition in shrub and graminoid tundra, west Greenland

  Air Temp (°C) Soil Temperature (°C)
  Annuala Growing Seasonb Annual Graminoidc (n = 2) Annual Shrubc (n = 1) GS Graminoidd (n = 2) GS Shrubd (n = 1)
Mean -5.6 10.9 -2.9 -2.9 4.3 3.7
Max 21.5 21.5 10.0 9.5 10.0 9.5
Min -40 -5.5 -16.0 -14.0 0.0 0.0
  1. Time interval of the data record is indicated for each column
  2. aAnnual air temperature dates: 7/21/11 – 7/20/12
  3. bGrowing season air temperature dates: 7/21/11 – 8/7/11 and 5/22/12 – 7/20/12
  4. cAnnual soil temperature dates: 7/21/11 – 6/26/12
  5. dGrowing season soil temperature dates: 7/21/11 – 8/7/11 and 5/22/12 – 6/26/12