General Site Information
Site ID:US-HVa
Site Name:Happy Valley
Tower Team: PI: Walt Oechel <> - San Diego State University
Elevation (m):298
IGBP:WET (Permanent Wetlands)
Climate Koeppen:Dfc (Subarctic: severe winter, no dry season, cool summer)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):-10.29
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):217
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   2 years (Duration: 1994 - 1995)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   227 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246064
Description:Arctic tundra:tossock tundra
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Publications relevant to understanding the site
G. L. Vourlitis; J. Verfaillie; W. C. Oechel; A. Hope; D. Stow; R. Engstrom. 2003. Spatial variation in regional CO2 exchange for the Kuparuk River Basin, Alaska over the summer growing seasonGlobal Change Biology. 9:6, 930-941. Reference
G. L. Vourlitis; W. C. Oechel. 1999. Eddy covariance measurements of CO2 and energy fluxes of an Alaskan tussock tundra ecosystemEcology. 80:2, 686. Reference
W. C. Oechel; G. L. Vourlitis; S. Brooks; T. L. Crawford; E. Dumas. 1998. Intercomparison among chamber, tower, and aircraft net CO2 and energy fluxes measured during the Arctic System Science Land-Atmosphere-Ice Interactions (ARCSS-LAII) Flux StudyJournal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres. 103:D22, 28993. Reference
W. C. Oechel; G. Vourlitis; S. J. Hastings. 1997. Cold season CO2 emission from Arctic soilsGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles. 11:2, 163. Reference
Y. Harazono; M. Yoshimoto; M. Mano; G. L. Vourlitis; W. C. Oechel. 1998. Characteristics of energy and water budgets over wet sedge and tussock tundra ecosystems at North Slope in AlaskaHydrological Processes. 12:13-14, 2163. Reference

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