General Site Information
Site ID:US-Ced
Site Name:Cedar Bridge
Tower Team: PI: Ken Clark <> - USDA Forest Service
Elevation (m):58
IGBP:CSH (Closed Shrublands)
Climate Koeppen:Cfa (Humid Subtropical: mild with no dry season, hot summer)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):11.04
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):1138
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   10 years (Duration: 2005 - 2014)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   201 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246043
Description:Wildfires and prescribed fires are a common occurrence in the NJ Pinelands. Prior to a 1995 nonstand replacing wildfire, the stand was last burned in the very large wildfire in 1963. Plow lines were installed for fire control in December of 2007, followed by a prescribed burns in 2008 and 2013, conducted by the New Jersey Forest Fire Service. Pine looper defoliated the stand in 1998, and Gypsy moth defoliated the understory and deciduos oaks in 2007. Pitch Pines are largely unaffected by defoliation by Gypsy moth.
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