General Site Information
Site ID:US-Wi4
Site Name:Mature red pine (MRP)
Tower Team: PI: Jiquan Chen <jqchen@msu.edu> - Michigan State University
Latitude:46.7393
Longitude:-91.1663
Elevation (m):352
NetworkAmeriFlux
IGBP:ENF (Evergreen Needleleaf Forests)
Climate Koeppen:Dfb (Warm Summer Continental: significant precipitation in all seasons )
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
FLUXNET2015 Dataset
FLUXNET LaThuile Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   4 years (Duration: 2002 - 2005)
FLUXNET2015:   4 years (Duration: 2002 - 2005)
FLUXNET LaThuile:   4 years (Duration: 2002 - 2005)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   233 unique downloads
FLUXNET2015:   626 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   226 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246019
Description:The Wisconsin Mature Red Pine site is located in the Washburn Ranger District of the northeastern section of Chequamegon National Forest. A member of the northern coniferous-deciduous biome, surveys from the mid-19th century indicate the region consisted of a mixed stand of red, white, and jack pines. After extensive timber harvesting, wildfires, and farming activity, the region turned into a fragmented mosaic of stands of various ages and composition. As an assemblage, the ten Wisconsin sites are indicative of the successional stages of development in the predominant stand types of a physically homogeneous landscape. Thinned every 7 years until they reach 100 to 150 years of age, the red pine plantations of all ages occupy approximately 25% of the region.
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Publications relevant to understanding the site
BibliographyUsage
2. Noormets, A., A. Desai, B.D. Cook, D.M. Ricciuto, E.S. Euskirchen, K. Davis, P. Bolstad, H.P. Schmid, C.S. Vogel, E.V. Carey, H.-B. Su and J. Chen 2007. Moisture sensitivity of ecosystem respiration: comparison of 14 forest ecosystems in the Upper Great Lakes Region, USA. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology:In press. Reference
3. Desai, A.R., A. Noormets, P.V. Bolstad, J. Chen, B.D. Cook, K.J. Davis, E.S. Euskirchen, C. Gough, J.M. Martin, D.M. Ricciuto, H.P. Schmid, J. Tang and W. Wang 2007. Influence of vegetation type, stand age and climate on carbon dioxide fluxes across the Upper Midwest, USA: Implications for regional scaling of carbon flux. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. In press Reference
Noormets, A., J. Chen and T.R. Crow. 2007. Age-dependent changes in ecosystem carbon fluxes in managed forests in northern Wisconsin, USA. Ecosystems:In press. Reference

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