General Site Information
Site ID:US-Bkg
Site Name:Brookings
Tower Team: PI: Tilden Meyers <> - NOAA/ARL
Elevation (m):510
IGBP:GRA (Grasslands)
Climate Koeppen:Dfa (Humid Continental: humid with severe winter, no dry season, hot summer)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):6.03
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):586
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
FLUXNET LaThuile Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   7 years (Duration: 2004 - 2010)
FLUXNET LaThuile:   3 years (Duration: 2004 - 2006)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   239 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   248 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246040
Description:The Brookings site is located in a private pasture, consisting of a mixture of C3 and C4 species actively used for grazing. Belonging to the Northern Great Plains Rangelands, the grassland is representative of many in the north central United States, with seasonal winter conditions and a wet growing season.
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Publications relevant to understanding the site
T. G. Gilmanov; L. L. Tieszen; B. K. Wylie; et al.. 2005. Integration of CO2 flux and remotely-sensed data for primary production and ecosystem respiration analyses in the Northern Great Plains: potential for quantitative spatial extrapolationGlobal Ecology and Biogeography. 14:3 May, 271-292. Reference

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