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Details of test site

Name Chrastava
City Chrastava
Country Czech Republic
Geographical longitude 14° 58′ 17.83″
Geographical latitude 50° 49′ 52.93″
Sea level 360m
Annual average air temperature 7.1°C
Annual average precipitation sum 798mm
Meteorologic station yes
Operator name Central Institute for Supervis
Operator webpage
Contact name Miroslav Florián
Contact email

Measuring Devices

Purpose Fold Cultivation Fold Details Fold Expand
Type of measuring device
Test site
Name of measuring device
Number of repetitions
Soil water balance
Nutrient balance
Climate change
Bare Soil
Other Cultivation
Influence of Groundwater
Suction Controlled
Further details
1 Soil water sampler Chrastava n.s. Czech Republic 1 n.s. n.s. n.s. n.s. n.a. n.s.

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