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Site Information: Drayton

Please note: ECN monitoring was discontinued at Drayton at the end of 2013. However, data continue to be available from 1993 to 2013.


Sponsoring organisation(s)
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (through ADAS)

Network(s) this site belongs to
UK Environmental Change Network
UK Environmental Change Biodiversity Network

Site characteristics

Min Altitude 40m

Site boundaries are indicated with a black line.
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Max Altitude 80m
Area of Site 190ha
Mean annual temperature* 10.3oC
Mean annual rainfall* 630mm
* calculated from the ECN Data Centre database
Information held about this site
View a list of datasets collected at this site
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A heavy clayland site, representative of 2 million hectares of similar soils in lowland England, where agricultural experiments have been conducted for 50 years. The farm system is based on autumn sown combinable crops and grassland. Hedges and ditches contribute to biological diversity.



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