Drayton - United Kingdom

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Site Name: 

Drayton

Short name : 

T01

Country (Site Location): 

United Kingdom

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General Site Description: 

Former UK ECN site that has now ceased operating as a research & monitoring site. Data are available from 1993 to 2013. A heavy clayland site, representative of 2 million hectares of similar soils in lowland England, where agricultural experiments were conducted for over 50 years. The farm system was based on autumn sown combinable crops and grassland. Hedges and ditches contributed to biological diversity. Please note: ECN monitoring was discontinued at Drayton at the end of 2013. However, data continue to be available.

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General Characteristics, Purpose, History

Site Status: 

abandoned/inactive

Year Site Closed: 

2013

Year Site Established: 

1992

Size : 

190.00ha

Purpose of Site : 

Formerly a lowland agricultural research farm

History of Site: 

Previously a research farm operated by ADAS. Agricultural experiments were conducted at the site for over 50 years before it was closed in 2013.

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Latitude: 52.183300000000
Longitude: -1.750000000000

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