General Site Information
Site ID:US-Me4
Site Name:Metolius-old aged ponderosa pine
Tower Team: PI: Bev Law <bev.law@oregonstate.edu> - Oregon State University
AncContact: Dean Vickers <vickers@coas.oregonstate.edu> - Oregon State University
FluxContact: Mathias Goeckede <Mathias.Goeckede@oregonstate.edu> -
BADMContact: Whitney Creason <whitney.creason@oregonstate.edu> - Oregon State University
Latitude:44.4992
Longitude:-121.6224
Elevation (m):922
NetworkAmeriFlux
IGBP:ENF (Evergreen Needleleaf Forests)
Climate Koeppen:Csb (Mediterranean: mild with dry, warm summer)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):7.61
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):1039
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
FLUXNET2015 Dataset
FLUXNET LaThuile Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   5 years (Duration: 1996 - 2000)
FLUXNET2015:   5 years (Duration: 1996 - 2000)
FLUXNET LaThuile:   5 years (Duration: 1996 - 2000)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   203 unique downloads
FLUXNET2015:   159 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   235 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246078
Description:The site is located on land designated as a Research Natural Area (RNA). The site is very open, with even-aged stands of old-growth trees, young trees and mixed aged stands. The eddy-flux tower footprint was classified as ~ 48% mixed aged, ~27% pure old growth and ~25% young aged stands. The data in this workbook describes the mixed aged component. A separate workbook describes the pure old growth component. Law et al (2001) Global Change Biology 7, 755-777; Law et al (2001) Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 110, 27-43; Anthoni et al (2002) Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 111, 203-222; Irvine & Law (2002) Global Change biology 8,1183-1194, Irivne et al (2004) Tree Physiology 24,753-763.
Acknowledgments:This study was supported by NASA (grant # NAG5-7531), and the Office of Science (BER), U.S. Department of Energy (grant # FG0300ER63014).
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