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Title: AmeriFlux US-NR1 Niwot Ridge Forest (LTER NWT1)

This is the AmeriFlux version of the carbon flux data for the site US-NR1 Niwot Ridge Forest (LTER NWT1). Site Description - The Niwot Ridge AmeriFlux site is located in a subalpine forest ecosystem just below the Continental Divide near Nederland, CO. The site is located at 3050 m elevation, within 600m of the NOAA C1 long-term monitoring station, approximately 8 km east of the Continental Divide. The surrounding subalpine forest is ~97 years old and in a state of aggradation, having recovered from early twentieth century logging (Monson, et al. Global Change Biology (2002), 8 459-478).
Authors:
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  1. University of Colorado
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Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org(s):
AmeriFlux; University of Colorado
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Resource Relation:
Related Information: R. K. Monson; A. A. Turnipseed; J. P. Sparks; P. C. Harley; L. E. Scott-Denton; K. Sparks; T. E. Huxman. 2002. Carbon sequestration in a high-elevation, subalpine forestGlobal Change Biology. 8:5, 459-478.
OSTI Identifier:
1246088
  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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