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North Savo Research Station Maaninka
Jokioinen
 
 

Operated by: MTT Agrifood Research Finland
SF-31600 Jokioinen
Contact: Riitta Lemola
Phone: +358 3 4188
Fax: +358 3 4188 2437
mailto:Riitta.Lemola@mtt.fi
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Lysimeter facility Jokioinen (Finland)Trial plot Jokioinen (Finland)
Jokioinen (FI 1)
Purpose of this facility to study the effect of different agricultural management to nutrient leaching (especially nitrogen)
Lysimeter type NON-WEIGHABLE MONOLITHIC AND BACKFILLED LYSIMETER
Operating since 1981
Number of lysimeters 96 (8 monolithic, 88 disturbed)
Size classification standard
Exact size 0.9 m diameter x 1.7 m depth
Building material of container Glass fibre reinforced plastic
Feature of lysimeter bottom Glass fibre reinforced plastic; 0.6 m filter sand
Lysimeter cellar (material) Concrete
suction-controlled lysimeter yes
Seepage water determination Gravimetric
Nutrients/nutrient balances tot-N, NO3-N, NH4-N, Kok-P, PO4-P, Cl-, total solids; balances
not prepared but possible
Measuring interval of substances 10-15 samples annualy
Soil fraction(s) Clay, sand, loam or Carex peat
Soil thickness in m 1.1
Vegetation and cultivation variable
Probes installed TDR, sensors for soil temperature
Remarks Use of pesticide: if necessary
Position 6049' N, 2330' E
Mean annual temperature in C between 4-5
Mean annual precipitation in mm 644
Topographic feature Terrace
Kind of crop/tree variable (depends on research projects)
Irrigation possible
Meteorological parameters Precipitation; data of meteorological observatory is available
Year of survey 2004