General Site Information
Site ID:US-Fuf
Site Name:Flagstaff - Unmanaged Forest
Tower Team: PI: Sabina Dore <> - Northern Arizona University
PI: Thomas Kolb <> - Northern Arizona University
Elevation (m):2180
IGBP:ENF (Evergreen Needleleaf Forests)
Climate Koeppen:Csb (Mediterranean: mild with dry, warm summer)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):8.7
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):562
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
FLUXNET LaThuile Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   6 years (Duration: 2005 - 2010)
FLUXNET LaThuile:   2 years (Duration: 2005 - 2006)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   178 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   87 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246051
Description:Ponderosa pine forest not subject to disturbance in the last decades. Project webpage
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Publications relevant to understanding the site
Dore, S., et al. (2010) Carbon and water fluxes from ponderosa pine forests disturbed by wildfire and thinning. Ecological Applications 20:663-683. Reference
Amiro, B.D., et al. (2010) Ecosystem carbon fluxes after disturbance in forests of North America. Journal of Geophysical Research 115, G00K02. Reference
DORE, S. et al. (2008) Long-term impact of a stand-replacing fire on ecosystem CO2 exchange of a ponderosa pine forest. Global Change Biology 14:1-20. Reference
Dore, S., M. et al. (2012) Recovery of southwestern ponderosa pine ecosystem carbon and water fluxes from thinning and stand replacing fire. Global Change Biology 18:3171-3185. Reference
Kolb, T., S. Dore, M. Montes-Helu. (2013) Extreme late-summer drought causes neutral annual carbon balance in southwestern ponderosa pine forests and grasslands. Environmental Research Letters 8:015015. Reference
Montes-Helu, M., et al. (2009) Persistent effects of fire-induced vegetation change on energy partitioning and evapotranspiration in ponderosa pine forests. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 149:491-500. Reference
Sullivan, B.W., et al. (2008) Thinning reduces soil carbon dioxide but not methane flux from southwestern USA ponderosa pine forests. Forest Ecology and Management 255:4047-4055. Reference
Sullivan, B.W., et al. (2010) Evaluation of methods for estimating soil carbon dioxide efflux across a gradient of forest disturbance. Global Change Biology 16:2449-2460. Reference
Sullivan, B.W., et al. (2011) Wildfire reduces carbon dioxide efflux and increases methane uptake in ponderosa pine forest soils of the southwestern USA. Biogeochemistry 104:251–265. Reference

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