General Site Information
Site ID:US-Atq
Site Name:Atqasuk
Tower Team: PI: Donatella Zona <> - San Diego State University
PI: Walt Oechel <> - San Diego State University
Elevation (m):15.00
IGBP:WET (Permanent Wetlands)
Climate Koeppen:ET (Tundra)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):-9.7
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):93
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
FLUXNET2015 Dataset
FLUXNET LaThuile Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   8 years (Duration: 1999 - 2006)
FLUXNET2015:   6 years (Duration: 2003 - 2008)
FLUXNET LaThuile:   8 years (Duration: 1999 - 2006)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   247 unique downloads
FLUXNET2015:   313 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   79 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246029
Description:This site is 100 km south of Barrow, Alaska, Variety of moist-wet coastal sedge tundra, and moist-tussock tundra surfaces in the more well-drained upland.
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Publications relevant to understanding the site
Kwon HJ, Oechel WC, Zulueta RC, Hastings SJ (2006) Effects of climate variability on carbon sequestration among adjacent wet sedge tundra and moist tussock tundra ecosystems. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 111(G3), 2005–2012. Alt_Citation
Oechel, W. C., Laskowski, C. A., Burba, G., Gioli B. & A. M. Kalhori, A. 2014. Annual patterns and budget of CO2 flux in an Arctic tussock tundra ecosystem. Journal of Geophysical Research : Biogeosciences, 119 (3), 323-339. Primary_Citation

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