Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory

Location

40° 40' 0.4296" N, 77° 54' 9.9504" W
US
Brief Site Description: 
Shale Hills
Field Site Type: 
NSF funded CZO
Registration: 
Registered
Network(s): 
CZO
Geology: 
shale
sandstone
carbonate
Soil Order: 
Alfisol
Inceptisol
Ultisol
Study Start Date: 
Monday, January 1, 2007 - 00:00
Mean Annual Precipitation: 
1 050millimeters / year
Average Annual Temperature: 
10°C
Hydrology: Name: 
Shale Hills
Hydrology: Surface water stream order: 
First Order
Hydrology: Surface water - Stream Flow Performance: 
Ephemeral
Hydrology: Groundwater: 
Arrangment of Aquifer Components - Single, dominant unconfined aquifer
Land Cover: 
Deciduous Forest
Agriculture- Pasture
Climate: 
Temperate
Sub-Climate: 
Humid