General Site Information
Site ID:US-Syv
Site Name:Sylvania Wilderness Area
Tower Team: PI: Ankur Desai <> - University of Wisconsin
FluxContact: Jonathan Thom <> - University of Wisconsin
Elevation (m):540.00
IGBP:MF (Mixed Forests)
Climate Koeppen:Dfb (Warm Summer Continental: significant precipitation in all seasons )
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):3.81
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):826
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
FLUXNET2015 Dataset
FLUXNET LaThuile Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   15 years (Duration: 2001 - 2015)
FLUXNET2015:   14 years (Duration: 2001 - 2014)
FLUXNET LaThuile:   5 years (Duration: 2002 - 2006)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   228 unique downloads
FLUXNET2015:   624 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   250 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246106
Description:Old growth forest consisting primarily of sugar maple and eastern hemlock. Note that a small lake to the north and data analyses suggest that wind direction screening is appropriate (see Desai, A.R., Bolstad, P.V., Cook, B.D., Davis, K.J., and Carey, E.V., 2005. Comparing net ecosystem exchange of carbon dioxide between an old-growth and mature forest in the upper midwest, USA. Ag. For. Met. 128(1-2): 33-55 (doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2004). Site was chosen to represent an end member representative of the upland forests in the WLEF tall tower flux footprint. (Note, however, that old growth forests are not found within the WLEF tall tower flux footprint.)
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