General Site Information
Site ID:CA-Ojp
Site Name:Saskatchewan - Western Boreal, Mature Jack Pine
Tower Team: PI: Andrew T. Black <> - University of British Columbia
Elevation (m):579
NetworkAmeriFlux, Fluxnet-Canada
IGBP:ENF (Evergreen Needleleaf Forests)
Climate Koeppen:Dfc (Subarctic: severe winter, no dry season, cool summer)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):0.12
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):431
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
FLUXNET LaThuile Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   14 years (Duration: 1997 - 2010)
FLUXNET LaThuile:   7 years (Duration: 1999 - 2005)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   167 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   79 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1375199
Description:53.91634° N, 104.69203° W, elavation of 579.27 m, BOREAS 1994, BERMS climate measurements began Mar. 1997 and flux measurements Aug. 1999
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Publications relevant to understanding the site
Baldocchi, D.D., Vogel, C.A., Hall, B., 1997. Seasonal variation of energy and water vapor exchange rates above and below a boreal jack pine forest canopy. J. Geophys. Res. 102, 28939–28951. Reference
C. J. Kucharik; J. M. Norman; S. T. Gower. 1999. Characterization of radiation regimes in nonrandom forest canopies: theory, measurements, and a simplified modeling approachTree Physiology. 19:11, 695-706. Reference
C. J. Nichol; K. F. Huemmrich; T. A. Black; P. G. Jarvis; C. L. Walthall; J. Grace; F. G. Hall. 2000. Remote sensing of photosynthetic-light-use efficiency of boreal forestAgricultural and Forest Meteorology. 101:2-3, 131-142. Reference
Chen, J.M.; Govind, A.; Sonnentag, O.; Zhang, Y.; Barr, A.; Amiro, B. 2006. Leaf area index measurements at Fluxnet Canada forest sites. Agric. For. Meteorol. 140, 257-268. Reference
D. D. Baldocchi; B. E. Law; P. M. Anthoni. 2000. On measuring and modeling energy fluxes above the floor of a homogeneous and heterogeneous conifer forestAgricultural and Forest Meteorology. 102:2-3, 187-206. Reference
E. A. Howard; S. T. Gower; J. A. Foley; C. J. Kucharik. 2004. Effects of logging on carbon dynamics of a jack pine forest in Saskatchewan, CanadaGlobal Change Biology. 10:8, 1267-1284. Reference
H. A. Margolis; M. G. Ryan. 1997. A physiological basis for biosphere-atmosphere interactions in the boreal forest: an overviewTree Physiology. 17:8-9, 491-499. Reference
J. H. Sullivan; B. D. Bovard; E. M. Middleton. 1997. Variability in leaf-level CO2 and water fluxes in Pinus banksiana and Picea mariana in SaskatchewanTree Physiology. 17:8-9, 553-561. Reference
J. L. Roujean. 1999. Measurements of PAR transmittance within boreal forest stands during BOREASAgricultural and Forest Meteorology. 93:1, 1-6. Reference
J. P. Gastellu-Etchegorry; P. Guillevic; F. Zagolski; V. Demarez; V. Trichon; D. Deering; Leroy M.. 1999. Modeling BRF and Radiation Regime of Boreal and Tropical Forest: I. BRFRemote Sensing of Environment. 68, 281-316. Reference
J. R. Brooks; L. B. Flanagan; G. T. Varney; J. R. Ehleringer. 1997. Vertical gradients in photosynthetic gas exchange characteristics and refixation of respired CO2 within boreal forest canopiesTree Physiology. 17:1, 1. Reference
J. S. Kimball; P. E. Thornton; M. A. White; S. W. Running. 1997. Simulating forest productivity and surface-atmosphere carbon exchange in the BOREAS study regionTree Physiology. 17:8-9, 589. Reference
L. Mahrt; D. Vickers. 2002. Relationship of area-averaged carbon dioxide and water vapour fluxes to atmospheric variablesAgricultural and Forest Meteorology. 112:3-4, 195-202. Reference
M. B. Lavigne; M. G. Ryan. 1997. Growth and maintenance respiration rates of aspen, black spruce and jack pine stems at northern and southern BOREAS sitesTree Physiology. 17:8-9, 543-551. Reference
M. Lerdau; M. Litvak; P. Palmer; R. Monson. 1997. Controls over monoterpene emissions from boreal forest conifersTree Physiology. 17:8-9, 563-569. Reference
P. Guillevic; J. P. Gastellu-Etchegorry. 1999. Modeling BRF and Radiation Regime of Boreal and Tropical Forest: II. PAR RegimeRemote Sensing of Environment. 68, 317-340. Reference
R. Nakamura; L. Mahrt. 2001. Similarity theory for local and spatially averaged momentum fluxesAgricultural and Forest Meteorology. 108:4, 265-279. Reference
S. J. Steele; S. T. Gower; J. G. Vogel; J. M. Norman. 1997. Root mass, net primary production and turnover in aspen, jack pine and black spruce forests in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, CanadaTree Physiology. 17:8-9, 577. Reference
S. Sandmeier; D. W. Deering. 1999. Structure analysis and classification of boreal forests using airborne hyperspectral BRDF data from ASASRemote Sensing of Environment. 69:3, 281-295. Reference
T. J. Griffis; T. A. Black; K. Morgenstern; A. G. Barr; Z. Nesic; G. B. Drewitt; D. Gaumont-Guay; J. H. McCaughey. 2003. Ecophysiological controls on the carbon balances of three southern boreal forestsAgricultural and Forest Meteorology. 117:1-2, 53-71. Reference

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