General Site Information
Site ID:US-Shd
Site Name:Shidler- Oklahoma
Tower Team: PI: Andy Suyker <> - University of Nebraska - Lincoln
AncContact: Todd Schimelfenig <> -
Elevation (m):346
IGBP:GRA (Grasslands)
Climate Koeppen:Cfa (Humid Subtropical: mild with no dry season, hot summer)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):14.32
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):898
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   4 years (Duration: 1997 - 2000)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   227 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246095
Description:Native tall grass prairie. A prairie management prescribed burn was conducted in the spring of 1997, but not in 1996. The site was not grazed from early August 1996-September 1997. almost all plants are warm season C4 species, grasslands, temperate continental climate
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Publications relevant to understanding the site
A. E. Suyker; S. B. Verma. 2001. Year-round observations of the net ecosystem exchange of carbon dioxide in a native tallgrass prairieGlobal Change Biology. 7:3, 279-289. Reference
A. E. Suyker; S. B. Verma; G. G. Burba. 2003. Interannual variability in net CO2 exchange of a native tallgrass prairieGlobal Change Biology. 9:2, 255-265. Reference
G. G. Burba; S. B. Verma. 2001. Prairie growth, PAR albedo and seasonal distribution of energy fluxesAgricultural and Forest Meteorology. 107:3, 227-240. Reference
L. H. Gu; E. M. Falge; T. Boden; D. D. Baldocchi; T. A. Black; S. R. Saleska; T. Suni; S. B. Verma; T. Vesala; S. C. Wofsy; L. K. Xu. 2005. Objective threshold determination for nighttime eddy flux filteringAgricultural and Forest Meteorology. 128:3-4, 179-197. Reference
N. P. Hanan; G. Burba; S. B. Verma; J. A. Berry; A. Suyker; E. A. Walter-Shea. 2002. Inversion of net ecosystem CO2 flux measurements for estimation of canopy PAR absorptionGlobal Change Biology. 8:6, 563-574. Reference
Niall P. Hanan; Joseph A. Berry; Shashi B. Verma; Elizabeth A. Walter-Shea; Andrew E. Suyker; George G. Burba; A. Scott Denning. 2005. Testing a model of CO2, water and energy exchange in Great Plains tallgrass prairie and wheat ecosystemsAgricultural and Forest Meteorology. 131, 162-179. Reference

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