It is very important that all particpants abide by the standardized protocols. Please find below information regarding protocols for core sampling, fertilizer application, fence building, and templates for data collection.
Experimental Protocol en Español (Gracias a Enrique Chaneton!)
Active Add-on Studies
Litter Bag Protocol [pdf]
Plant-Pollinator Interactions Protocol
N mineralization protocol [pdf]
Soil Microbes & Animals Bait Strips Protocol
Completed Add-on Projects
These projects are no longer actively collecting data but protocols are posted here for reference.Functional Trait AnalysisSeed Mass
Seed Removal Update [pdf]
Resin Bags Protocol [pdf]
Upcoming Add-on Projects
These projects have received funding and are scheduled for implementation but not yet underway.
Soil C-N coupling: NutNet experiment & MEND model [pdf]