General Site Information
Site ID:US-Me3
Site Name:Metolius-second young aged pine
Tower Team: PI: Bev Law <> - Oregon State University
AncContact: Dean Vickers <> - Oregon State University
FluxContact: Mathias Goeckede <> - None
BADMContact: Whitney Moore <> - Oregon State University
Affiliate: Kent Davis <> - Oregon State University
Affiliate: Larry Mahrt <> - Oregon State University
Affiliate: Nadine Ruehr <> - Oregon State University
Elevation (m):1005
IGBP:ENF (Evergreen Needleleaf Forests)
Climate Koeppen:Csb (Mediterranean: mild with dry, warm summer)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):7.07
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):719
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
FLUXNET2015 Dataset
FLUXNET LaThuile Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   6 years (Duration: 2004 - 2009)
FLUXNET2015:   6 years (Duration: 2004 - 2009)
FLUXNET LaThuile:   2 years (Duration: 2004 - 2005)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   240 unique downloads
FLUXNET2015:   233 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   86 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246077
Description:This site is located on a Forest Service mensuration plot (various seed sources) that was planted in 1987. Deer browsing is prevented by a fence.
Acknowledgments:The Metolius AmeriFlux research was supported by the Office of Science (BER), U.S. Department of Energy, Grant No. DE-FG02-06ER64318).
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Publications relevant to understanding the site
B. Bond-Lamberty; C. K. Wang; S. T. Gower. 2004. A global relationship between the heterotrophic and autotrophic components of soil respiration?Global Change Biology. 10:10, 1756-1766. Reference
J.L. Campbell; B.E. Law. 2005. Forest soil respiration across three climatically distinct chronosequences in OregonBiogeochemistry. 73:1, 109-125. Reference
O. J. Sun; J. Campbell; B. E. Law; V. Wolf. 2004. Dynamics of carbon stocks in soils and detritus across chronosequences of different forest types in the Pacific Northwest, USAGlobal Change Biology. 10:9, 1470-1481. Reference
Vickers, D., C. Thomas, B.E. Law. 2009. Random and systematic CO2 flux sampling errors for tower measurements over forests in the convective boundary layer. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 149:73-83. Primary_Citation

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