General Site Information
Site ID:US-Syv
Site Name:Sylvania Wilderness Area
Tower Team: PI: Ankur Desai <desai@aos.wisc.edu> - University of Wisconsin
FluxContact: Jonathan Thom <jthom@ssec.wisc.edu> - University of Wisconsin
Latitude:46.2420
Longitude:-89.3477
Elevation (m):540.00
NetworkAmeriFlux
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:   191 unique downloads
FLUXNET2015:   522 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   245 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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Publications relevant to understanding the site
BibliographyUsage
Desai, A.R., 2010. Climatic and phenological controls on coherent regional interannual variability of carbon dioxide flux in a heterogeneous landscape. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 115: G00J02 , doi:10.1029/2010JG001423 Reference
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.2004.09.005) Primary_Citation
Desai, A.R., Noormets, A.N., Bolstad, P.V., Chen, J., Cook, B.D., Davis, K.J., Euskirchen, E.S., Gough, C.M., Martin, J.G., Ricciuto, D.M., Schmid, H.P., Tang, J.W. and Wang, W., 2008. Influence of vegetation and seasonal forcing on carbon dioxide fluxes across the Upper Midwest, USA: Implications for regional scaling, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 148(2): 288-308, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2007.08.001. Reference
Tang, J., Bolstad, P.V., Ewers, B.E., Desai, A.R., Davis, K.J., and Carey, E.V., 2006. Sap-flux-upscaled canopy transpiration, stomatal conductance and water use efficiency in an old-growth forest in the Great Lakes region of United States. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, 111(G02009):doi:10.1029/2005JG000083. Reference
Tang, J., Bolstad, P.V., Desai, A.R., Martin, J.G., Cook, B.D., Davis, K.J., and Carey, E.V., 2008. Ecosystem respiration and its components in an old-growth northern forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 148(2): 171-185, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2007.08.008. Reference

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