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Title: FLUXNET. Database of fluxes, site characteristics, and flux-community information

Abstract

FLUXNET is a “network of regional networks” created by international scientists to coordinate regional and global analysis of observations from micrometeorological tower sites. The flux tower sites use eddy covariance methods to measure the exchanges of carbon dioxide (CO 2), water vapor, and energy between terrestrial ecosystems and the atmosphere. FLUXNET’S goals are to aid in understanding the mechanisms controlling the exchanges of CO 2, water vapor, and energy across a range of time (0.5 hours to annual periods) and space scales. FLUXNET provides an infrastructure for the synthesis and analysis of world-wide, long-term flux data compiled from various regional flux networks. Information compiled by the FLUXNET project is being used to validate remote sensing products associated with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Terra and Aqua satellites. FLUXNET provides access to ground information for validating estimates of net primary productivity, and energy absorption that are being generated by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensors. In addition, this information is also used to develop and validate ecosystem models.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [3];  [1]
  1. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  2. Univ. Bayreuth, Bayreuth (Germany)
  3. Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
Contributing Org.:
UT-Battelle, LLC, Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
1184413
Report Number(s):
ORNL/TM-2003/204
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Olson, R. J., Holladay, S. K., Cook, R. B., Falge, E., Baldocchi, D., and Gu, L. FLUXNET. Database of fluxes, site characteristics, and flux-community information. United States: N. p., 2004. Web. doi:10.2172/1184413.
Olson, R. J., Holladay, S. K., Cook, R. B., Falge, E., Baldocchi, D., & Gu, L. FLUXNET. Database of fluxes, site characteristics, and flux-community information. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/1184413
Olson, R. J., Holladay, S. K., Cook, R. B., Falge, E., Baldocchi, D., and Gu, L. Sat . "FLUXNET. Database of fluxes, site characteristics, and flux-community information". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/1184413. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1184413.
@article{osti_1184413,
title = {FLUXNET. Database of fluxes, site characteristics, and flux-community information},
author = {Olson, R. J. and Holladay, S. K. and Cook, R. B. and Falge, E. and Baldocchi, D. and Gu, L.},
abstractNote = {FLUXNET is a “network of regional networks” created by international scientists to coordinate regional and global analysis of observations from micrometeorological tower sites. The flux tower sites use eddy covariance methods to measure the exchanges of carbon dioxide (CO2), water vapor, and energy between terrestrial ecosystems and the atmosphere. FLUXNET’S goals are to aid in understanding the mechanisms controlling the exchanges of CO2, water vapor, and energy across a range of time (0.5 hours to annual periods) and space scales. FLUXNET provides an infrastructure for the synthesis and analysis of world-wide, long-term flux data compiled from various regional flux networks. Information compiled by the FLUXNET project is being used to validate remote sensing products associated with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Terra and Aqua satellites. FLUXNET provides access to ground information for validating estimates of net primary productivity, and energy absorption that are being generated by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensors. In addition, this information is also used to develop and validate ecosystem models.},
doi = {10.2172/1184413},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1184413}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2004},
month = {2}
}