General Site Information
Site Name:ARM Southern Great Plains site- Lamont
Tower Team: PI: Sebastien Biraud <> - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
AncContact: Margaret Torn <> - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
AncContact: Stephen Chan <> - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Elevation (m):314
NetworkAmeriFlux, Phenocam
IGBP:CRO (Croplands)
Climate Koeppen:Cfa (Humid Subtropical: mild with no dry season, hot summer)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):14.76
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):843
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
FLUXNET2015 Dataset
FLUXNET LaThuile Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   12 years (Duration: 2002 - 2013)
FLUXNET2015:   10 years (Duration: 2003 - 2012)
FLUXNET LaThuile:   4 years (Duration: 2003 - 2006)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   303 unique downloads
FLUXNET2015:   796 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   254 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246027
Description:Central facility tower crop field (winter wheat, corn, soy, alfalfa). The site also has continuous measurements of precise mixing ratios of CO2, CH4, CO, N2O, and isotopic ratio of 13CO2. In addition to 4 m system, there are sonic anemometers at 25 m and 60 m.
Acknowledgments:This research was supported by the Office of Biological and Environmental Research of the US Department of Energy under contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 as part of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program (ARM)
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Publications relevant to understanding the site
Fischer, M.L, Billesbach, D.P., Riley, W.J, Berry, J.A., and M.S. Torn. 2007. Spatiotemporal Variations in Growing Season Exchanges of CO2, H2O, and Sensible Heat in Agricultural Fields of the Southern Great Plains. Earth Interactions, 11, 1-21 Primary_Citation
Raz-Yaseef, N., D.P. Billesbach, M.L. Fischer, S.C. Biraud, S.A. Gunter, J.A. Bradford, M.S. Torn. Vulnerability of crops and native grasses to summer drying in the U.S. Southern Great Plains. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 213, 209–218, doi:10.1016/j.agee.2015.07.021, 2015 Alt_Citation

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