General Site Information
Site ID:US-Upa
Site Name:Upad
Tower Team: PI: Walt Oechel <> - San Diego State University
Elevation (m):5
IGBP:WET (Permanent Wetlands)
Climate Koeppen:Dsc (Dry Continental: cool summer)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):-13.57
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):124
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   1 years (Duration: 1994 - 1994)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   223 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246108
Description:Arctic tundra:tossock tundra
Site image(s): No images.
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Publications relevant to understanding the site
D. A. Walker; N. A. Auerbach; J. G. Bockheim; F. S. Chapin; W. Eugster; J. Y. King; J. P. McFadden; G. J. Michaelson; F. E. Nelson; W. C. Oechel; C. L. Ping; W. S. Reeburg; S. Regli; N. I. Shiklomanov; G. L. Vourlitis. 1998. Energy and trace-gas fluxes across a soil pH boundary in the ArcticNature. 394:6692, 469-472. Reference
F. S. Chapin; W. Eugster; J. P. McFadden; A. H. Lynch; D. A. Walker. 2000. Summer differences among Arctic ecosystems in regional climate forcingJournal of Climate. 13:12, 2002-2010. Reference
G. L. Vourlitis; J. Verfaillie; W. C. Oechel; A. Hope; D. Stow; R. Engstrom. 2003. Spatial variation in regional CO2 exchange for the Kuparuk River Basin, Alaska over the summer growing seasonGlobal Change Biology. 9:6, 930-941. Reference
G. L. Vourlitis; W. C. Oechel. 1997. Landscape-scale CO2, H2O vapour and energy flux of moist-wet coastal tundra ecosystems over two growing seasonsJournal of Ecology. 85:5, 575. Reference
G. L. Vourlitis; W. C. Oechel; A. Hope; D. Stow; B. Boynton; J. Verfaillie; R. Zulueta; S. J. Hastings. 2000. Physiological models for scaling plot measurements of CO2 flux across an Arctic tundra landscapeEcological Applications. 10:1, 60-72. Reference
J. T. Fahnestock; M. H. Jones; J. M. Welker. 1999. Wintertime CO2 efflux from Arctic soils: Implications for annual carbon budgetsGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles. 13:3, 775-779. Reference
KR Everett Walker DA, PJ Webber, J Brown. 1980. Geobotanical atlas of the Prudhoe Bay Region, Alaska.Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory Report 80-14 US Army Corps of Engineers, Hanover, NH USA.. Reference
M. Williams; W. Eugster; E. B. Rastetter; J. P. McFadden; F. S. Chapin. 2000. The controls on net ecosystem productivity along an Arctic transect: a model comparison with flux measurementsGlobal Change Biology. 6, 116-126. Reference
W. C. Oechel; G. L. Vourlitis; S. Brooks; T. L. Crawford; E. Dumas. 1998. Intercomparison among chamber, tower, and aircraft net CO2 and energy fluxes measured during the Arctic System Science Land-Atmosphere-Ice Interactions (ARCSS-LAII) Flux StudyJournal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres. 103:D22, 28993. Reference
W. C. Oechel; G. Vourlitis; S. J. Hastings. 1997. Cold season CO2 emission from Arctic soilsGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles. 11:2, 163. Reference
W. Eugster; J. P. McFadden; E. S. Chapin. 1997. A comparative approach to regional variation in surface fluxes using mobile eddy correlation towersBoundary-Layer Meteorology. 85:2, 293-307. Reference
W. Eugster; W. R. Rouse; R. A. Pielke; J. P. McFadden; D. D. Baldocchi; T. G. F. Kittel; F. S. Chapin; G. E. Liston; P. L. Vidale; E. Vaganov; S. Chambers. 2000. Land-atmosphere energy exchange in Arctic tundra and boreal forest: available data and feedbacks to climateGlobal Change Biology. 6, 84-115. Reference

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