General Site Information
Site ID:CA-Man
Site Name:Manitoba - Northern Old Black Spruce (former BOREAS Northern Study Area)
Tower Team: PI: Brian Amiro <> - University of Manitoba
AncContact: Steve Wofsy <> - Harvard University
Elevation (m):259
NetworkAmeriFlux, Fluxnet-Canada
IGBP:ENF (Evergreen Needleleaf Forests)
Climate Koeppen:Dfc (Subarctic: severe winter, no dry season, cool summer)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):-3.2
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):520
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
FLUXNET2015 Dataset
FLUXNET LaThuile Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   15 years (Duration: 1994 - 2008)
FLUXNET2015:   15 years (Duration: 1994 - 2008)
FLUXNET LaThuile:   10 years (Duration: 1994 - 2003)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   205 unique downloads
FLUXNET2015:   329 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   244 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1245997
Description:55.880° N, 98.481° W, elevation of 259 m, Boreal coniferous: Black spruce; occasional larch present in poorly-drained areas. Groundcover is moss (feathermosses and Sphagnum), Labrador Tea, Vaccinium, and willows are a main component of the understory. It was established in 1993 as a BOREAS site.
Acknowledgments:The data collection was funded by many sources, including: the DOE Terrestrial Carbon Program, NASA Terrestrial Ecosystem Program, the Fluxnet Canada Research Network and the Canadian Carbon Program (supported by the Canadian National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences and the BIOCAP Canada Foundation).
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