General Site Information
Site ID:US-Br3
Site Name:Brooks Field Site 11- Ames
Tower Team: PI: John Prueger <> - National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment
PI: Tim Parkin <> - USDA
Elevation (m):313
IGBP:CRO (Croplands)
Climate Koeppen:Dfa (Humid Continental: humid with severe winter, no dry season, hot summer)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):8.9
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):847
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   7 years (Duration: 2005 - 2011)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   257 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246039
Description:The Brooks Field Site 11 - Ames Site is one of three sites (Brooks Field Site 10 and Brooks Field Site 1011) located in a corn/soybean agricultural landscape of central Iowa. The farming systems, associated tillage, and nutrient management practices for soybean/corn production are typical of those throughout Upper Midwest Corn Belt. All three sites are members of the AmeriFlux network. Information for all three can be found in synchronous pages of this website.
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