General Site Information
Site ID:US-SuW
Site Name:Maui Sugarcane Windy
Tower Team: PI: Dong Wang <> - USDA - Agricultural Research Service, San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Sciences Center, Water Management Research Unit
PI: Ray Anderson <> - USDA-Agricultural Research Service, United States Salinity Laboratory, Contaminant Fate and Transport Unit
Elevation (m):44
IGBP:CRO (Croplands)
Climate Koeppen:Aw (Tropical savanna)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):24.4
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):366
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   3 years (Duration: 2011 - 2013)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   222 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246157
Description:Continuous, irrigated, sugarcane cultivation for >100 years. Practice is to grow plant sugarcane for 2 years, drydown, burn leaves, harvest cane, and then till and replant very shortly after harvest. Site differs from Sugarcane Lee/Sheltered and Sugarcane Middle in soil type and site meteorology.
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Publications relevant to understanding the site
Anderson, R. G., and D. Wang (2014), Energy budget closure observed in paired Eddy Covariance towers with increased and continuous daily turbulence, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 184, 204–209. Alt_Citation
Anderson, R. G., D. Wang, R. Tirado-Corbalá, H. Zhang, and J. E. Ayars (2015), Divergence of actual and reference evapotranspiration observations for irrigated sugarcane with windy tropical conditions, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19(1), 583–599. Alt_Citation
Anderson, R. G., R. Tirado-Corbalá, D. Wang, and J. E. Ayars (2015), Long-rotation sugarcane in Hawaii sustains high carbon accumulation and radiation use efficiency in 2nd year of growth, Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 199, 216–224. Primary_Citation

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