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Title: AmeriFlux US-Me4 Metolius-old aged ponderosa pine

This is the AmeriFlux version of the carbon flux data for the site US-Me4 Metolius-old aged ponderosa pine. Site Description - The site is located on land designated as a Research Natural Area (RNA). The site is very open, with even-aged stands of old-growth trees, young trees and mixed aged stands. The eddy-flux tower footprint was classified as ~ 48% mixed aged, ~27% pure old growth and ~25% young aged stands. The data in this workbook describes the mixed aged component. A separate workbook describes the pure old growth component. Law et al (2001) Global Change Biology 7, 755-777; Law et al (2001) Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 110, 27-43; Anthoni et al (2002) Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 111, 203-222; Irvine & Law (2002) Global Change biology 8,1183-1194, Irivne et al (2004) Tree Physiology 24,753-763.
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  1. Oregon State University
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Dataset
Research Org(s):
AmeriFlux; Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
DOE/TCP, NASA Carbon Cycle Science
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Related Information: Law, B.E., P. Thornton, J. Irvine, S. Van Tuyl, P. Anthoni. 2001. Carbon storage and fluxes in ponderosa pine forests at different developmental stages. Global Change Biology 7:755-777. 53. Irvine, J., B.E. Law, M. Kurpius, P.M. Anthoni, D. Moore, P. Schwarz. 2004. Age related changes in ecosystem structure and function and the effects on carbon and water exchange in ponderosa pine. Tree Physiology 24:753-763. 66. Anthoni, P.M., M.H. Unsworth, B.E. Law, J. Irvine, D. Baldocchi, D. Moore. 2002. Seasonal differences in carbon and water vapor exchange in young and old-growth ponderosa pine ecosystems. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 111:203-222. Law, B.E., P. Thornton, J. Irvine, S. Van Tuyl, P. Anthoni. 2001. Carbon storage and fluxes in ponderosa pine forests at different developmental stages. Global Change Biology 7:755-777.
OSTI Identifier:
1246078
  1. In 2012 DOE established the AmeriFlux Management Project (AMP) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) to support the broad AmeriFlux community and the AmeriFlux sites. AmeriFlux is a network of PI-managed sites measuring ecosystem CO2, water, and energy fluxes in North, Central and South America. It was established to connect research on field sites representing major climate and ecological biomes, including tundra, grasslands, savanna, crops, and conifer, deciduous, and tropical forests. AMP collaborates with AmeriFlux scientists to ensure the quality and availability of the continuous, long-term ecosystem measurements necessary to understand these ecosystems and to build effective models and multisitemore » syntheses. « less
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