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:   255 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
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., et al. (2010) Carbon and water fluxes from ponderosa pine forests disturbed by wildfire and thinning. Ecological Applications 20:663-683. 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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