General Site Information
Site ID:US-Me5
Site Name:Metolius-first young aged 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: Jonathan Martin <jonathan.martin@oregonstate.edu> - Oregon State University
Latitude:44.4372
Longitude:-121.5668
Elevation (m):1188
NetworkAmeriFlux
IGBP:ENF (Evergreen Needleleaf Forests)
Climate Koeppen:Csb (Mediterranean: mild with dry, warm summer)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):6.47
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):591
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
FLUXNET2015 Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   4 years (Duration: 1999 - 2002)
FLUXNET2015:   3 years (Duration: 2000 - 2002)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   162 unique downloads
FLUXNET2015:   107 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246079
Description:Previously old-growth ponderosa pine, clearcut in 1978 and allowed to regenerate naturally. 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 funded by NASA (grant # NAG5-7531), and DOE (grant # FG0300ER63014).
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53. Irvine, J., B.E. Law, M. Kurpius, P.M. Anthoni, D. Moore, P. Schwarz. 2004. Age related changes in ecosystem structure and function and the effects on carbon and water exchange in ponderosa pine. Tree Physiology 24:753-763. Primary_Citation
53. Irvine, J., B.E. Law, M. Kurpius, P.M. Anthoni, D. Moore, P. Schwarz. 2004. Age related changes in ecosystem structure and function and the effects on carbon and water exchange in ponderosa pine. Tree Physiology 24:753-763. Primary_Citation
A. A. Arain; N. Restrepo-Coupe. 2005. Net ecosystem production in a temperate pine plantation in southeastern CanadaAgricultural and Forest Meteorology. 128:3-4, 223-241. Reference
Anthoni, P.M., M.H. Unsworth, B.E. Law, J. Irvine, D. Baldocchi, D. Moore. 2002. Seasonal differences in carbon and water vapor exchange in young and old-growth ponderosa pine ecosystems. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 111:203-222. Primary_Citation
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
B. E. Law; A. H. Goldstein; P. M. Anthoni; M. H. Unsworth; J. A. Panek; M. R. Bauer; J. M. Fracheboud; N. Hultman. 2001. Carbon dioxide and water vapor exchange by young and old ponderosa pine ecosystems during a dry summerTree Physiology. 21:5, 299-308. Reference
B. E. Law; D. Turner; J. Campbell; O. J. Sun; S. Van Tuyl; W. D. Ritts; W. B. Cohen. 2004. Disturbance and climate effects on carbon stocks and fluxes across Western Oregon USAGlobal Change Biology. 10, 1429-1444. Reference
B. E. Law; F. M. Kelliher; D. D. Baldocchi; P. M. Anthoni; J. Irvine; D. Moore; S. Van Tuyl. 2001. Spatial and temporal variation in respiration in a young ponderosa pine forest during a summer droughtAgricultural and Forest Meteorology. 110:1, 27-43. Reference
B. E. Law; M. Williams; P. M. Anthoni; D. D. Baldocchi; M. H. Unsworth. 2000. Measuring and modelling seasonal variation of carbon dioxide and water vapour exchange of a Pinus ponderosa forest subject to soil water deficitGlobal Change Biology. 6:6, 613-630. Reference
B. E. Law; P. E. Thornton; J. Irvine; P. M. Anthoni; S. Van Tuyl. 2001. Carbon storage and fluxes in ponderosa pine forests at different developmental stagesGlobal Change Biology. 7:7, 755-777. Reference
B.E. Law; O. J. Sun; J. Campbell; S. Van Tuyl; P. Thornton. 2003. Changes in carbon storage and fluxes in a chronosequence of ponderosa pineGlobal Change Biology. 9:4, 510-524. Reference
D. P. Turner; M. Guzy; M. A. Lefsky; W. D. Ritts; S. Van Tuyl; B. E. Law. 2004. Monitoring forest carbon sequestration with remote sensing and carbon cycle modelingEnvironmental Management. 33:4, 457-466. Reference
D. P. Turner; W. D. Ritts; W. B. Cohen; T. K. Maeirsperger; S. T. Gower; A. A. Kirschbaum; S. W. Running; M. S. Zhao; S. C. Wofsy; A. L. Dunn; B. E. Law; J. L. Campbell; W. C. Oechel; H. J. Kwon; T. P. Meyers; E. E. Small; S. A. Kurc; J. A. Gamon. 2005. Site-level evaluation of satellite-based global terrestrial gross primary production and net primary production monitoringGlobal Change Biology. 11:4, 666-684. Reference
F. A. Heinsch; M. S. Zhao; S. W. Running; J. S. Kimball; R. R. Nemani; K. J. Davis; P. V. Bolstad; B. D. Cook; A. R. Desai; D. M. Ricciuto; B. E. Law; W. C. Oechel; H. Kwon; H. Luo; S. C. Wofsy; A. L. Dunn; J. W. Munger; D. D. Baldocchi; L. Xu; D. Y. Hollinger; A. D. Richardson; P. C. Stoy; M. B. S. Siqueira; R. K. Monson; S. P. Burns; L. B. Flanagan. 2006. Evaluation of remote sensing based terrestrial productivity from MODIS using regional tower eddy flux network observationsIEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 44:7, 1908-1925. Reference
F. M. Kelliher; D. J. Ross; B. E. Law; D. D. Baldocchi; N. J. Rodda. 2004. Limitations to carbon mineralization in litter and mineral soil of young and old ponderosa pine forestsForest Ecology and Management. 191:1-3, 201-213. Reference
Hibbard, et al. 2005. Biogeochemistry, 73, 29-70 Reference
J. Irvine; B. E. Law. 2002. Contrasting soil respiration in young and old-growth ponderosa pine forestsGlobal Change Biology. 8:12, 1183-1194. Reference
J. Irvine; B. E. Law; M. R. Kurpius. 2005. Coupling of canopy gas exchange with root and rhizosphere respiration in a semi-arid forestBiogeochemistry. 73:1, 271-282. Reference
J. Irvine; B. E. Law; M. R. Kurpius; P. M. Anthoni; D. Moore; P. A. Schwarz. 2004. Age-related changes in ecosystem structure and function and effects on water and carbon exchange in ponderosa pineTree Physiology. 24:7, 753-763. Reference
J. L. Campbell; O. J. Sun; B. E. Law. 2004. Supply-side controls on soil respiration among Oregon forestsGlobal Change Biology. 10:11, 1857-1869. Reference
J.L. Campbell; B.E. Law. 2005. Forest soil respiration across three climatically distinct chronosequences in OregonBiogeochemistry. 73:1, 109-125. Reference
K. A. Hibbard; B. E. Law; M. Reichstein; J. Sulzman. 2005. An analysis of soil respiration across northern hemisphere temperate ecosystemsBiogeochemistry. 73:1, 29-70. Reference
M. Reichstein; A. Rey; A. Freibauer; J. Tenhunen; R. Valentini; J. Banza; P. Casals; Y. F. Cheng; J. M. Grunzweig; J. Irvine; R. Joffre; B. E. Law; D. Loustau; F. Miglietta; W. Oechel; J. M. Ourcival; J. S. Pereira; A. Peressotti; F. Ponti; Y. Qi; S. Rambal; M. Rayment; J. Rom. 2003. Modeling temporal and large-scale spatial variability of soil respiration from soil water availability, temperature and vegetation productivity indicesGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles. 17:4. Reference
M. Williams; P. A. Schwarz; B. E. Law; J. Irvine; M. R. Kurpius. 2005. An improved analysis of forest carbon dynamics using data assimilationGlobal Change Biology. 11:1, 89-105. Reference
N. C. Coops; R. H. Waring; B. E. Law. 2005. Assessing the past and future distribution and productivity of ponderosa pine in the Pacific Northwest using a process model, 3-PGEcological Modelling. 183:1, 107-124. 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
P. A. Schwarz; B. E. Law; M. Williams; J. Irvine; M. Kurpius; D. Moore. 2004. Climatic versus biotic constraints on carbon and water fluxes in seasonally drought-affected ponderosa pine ecosystemsGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles. 18:4. Reference
P. M. Anthoni; M. H. Unsworth; B. E. Law; J. Irvine; D. D. Baldocchi; S. Van Tuyl; D. Moore. 2002. Seasonal differences in carbon and water vapor exchange in young and old-growth ponderosa pine ecosystemsAgricultural and Forest Meteorology. 111:3, 203-222. Reference
R. N. Treuhaft; B. E. Law; G. P. Asner. 2004. Forest attributes from radar interferometric structure and its fusion with optical remote sensingBioscience. 54:6, 561-571. Reference
R. N. Treuhaft; G. P. Asner; B. E. Law. 2003. Structure-based forest biomass from fusion of radar and hyperspectral observationsGeophysical Research Letters. 30:9, art. no.-1472. Reference
S. Van Tuyl; B. E. Law; D. P. Turner; A. I. Gitelman. 2005. Variability in net primary production and carbon storage in biomass across Oregon forests - an assessment integrating data from forest inventories, intensive sites, and remote sensingForest Ecology and Management. 209:3, 273-291. Reference

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