General Site Information
Site Name:Great Mountain Forest
Tower Team: PI: Xuhui Lee <> - Yale University
Elevation (m):380
IGBP:MF (Mixed Forests)
Climate Koeppen:Dfb (Warm Summer Continental: significant precipitation in all seasons )
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):6.08
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):1259
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   6 years (Duration: 1999 - 2004)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   236 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246057
Description:The experimental site is in the Great Mountain Forest on moderately hilly terrain in Norfolk, Connecticut. The site is a naturally regenerating forest impacted by fires, logging, hurricanes, and cultivation over the past century. The site switched from a continuous measurement mode to a campaign mode on DOY 125, 2004.
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Publications relevant to understanding the site
X. H. Lee. 2004. A model for scalar advection inside canopies and application to footprint investigationAgricultural and Forest Meteorology. 127:3-4, 131-141. Reference
X. H. Lee; X. Z. Hu. 2002. Forest-air fluxes of carbon, water and energy over non-flat terrainBoundary-Layer Meteorology. 103:2, 277-301. Reference
X. Lee; H. J. Wu; J. Sigler; C. Oishi; T. Siccama. 2004. Rapid and transient response of soil respiration to rainGlobal Change Biology. 10:6, 1017-1026. Reference
X. Lee; O. R. Bullock; R. J. Andres. 2001. Anthropogenic emission of mercury to the atmosphere in the northeast United StatesGeophysical Research Letters. 28:7, 1231-1234. Reference

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