General Site Information
Site ID:US-Brw
Site Name:Barrow
Tower Team: PI: Donatella Zona <> - San Diego State University
PI: Walt Oechel <> - San Diego State University
Elevation (m):1.00
IGBP:WET (Permanent Wetlands)
Climate Koeppen:ET (Tundra)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):-12.6
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):85
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
FLUXNET LaThuile Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   10 years (Duration: 1998 - 2007)
FLUXNET LaThuile:   5 years (Duration: 1998 - 2002)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   183 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   76 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246041
Description:The local landscape surrounding the Barrow site has a history absent of any disturbances. The terrain was not heavily glaciated during the last period of glaciation. The vegetation is mature in an unmanaged and undisturbed Arctic tundra.
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Publications relevant to understanding the site
Engstrom R, Hope A, Kwon HJ, Harazono Y, Mano M, Oechel WC (2006) Modeling evapotranspiration in Arctic coastal plain ecosystems using a modified BIOME-BGC model. Journal of Geophysical Research 111 (G02021). Alt_Citation
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(G03014), 2005–2012. Primary_Citation
R. F. Grant; W. C. Oechel; C. L. Ping. 2003. Modelling carbon balances of coastal arctic tundra under changing climate, Global Change Biology. 9:1, 16-36. Alt_Citation
W. C. Oechel; G. L. Vourlitis; S. J. Hastings; R. C. Zulueta; L. Hinzman; D. Kane. 2000. Acclimation of ecosystem CO2 exchange in the Alaskan Arctic in response to decadal climate warming, Nature. 406:6799, 978-981. Alt_Citation

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