Soil Microbe Collection (Bulk Subsamples) (NEON-SOMC-BS)

This collection contains bulk soil samples for microbial sequencing analyses (NEON sample classes: sls_soilCoreCollection_in.geneticArchiveSample1ID, sls_soilCoreCollection_in.geneticArchiveSample2ID, sls_soilCoreCollection_in.geneticArchiveSample3ID, sls_soilCoreCollection_in.geneticArchiveSample4ID, sls_soilCoreCollection_in.geneticArchiveSample5ID). At most sites, sampling bouts occur three times during the year in order to capture the prevailing conditions at the site during different seasons. Samples are collected on dry ice in the field and archived at -80 degrees Celsius. See related links below for protocol. Visit for NEON related data products.
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Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: e7608d23-4c8d-43bc-bc6e-98e8ab30e769
DwC-Archive Access Point:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC0 1.0 (Public-domain)
Collection Statistics
  • 31,202 specimen records
  • 31,201 (100%) georeferenced
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