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Title: AmeriFlux US-Ha2 Harvard Forest Hemlock Site

Abstract

This is the AmeriFlux version of the carbon flux data for the site US-Ha2 Harvard Forest Hemlock Site. Site Description - The forest surrounding the Hemlock site has remained pristine with two exceptions. In the early to mid-1700s, European settlers cleared the majority of the forest for agricultural purposes. Selective harvesting of hemlock and chestnut trees occurred up until the early 1900s, when the chestnut blight killed all of the chestnut trees. In the current forest, about 83% of the total basal area of trees is hemlock. The remainder is equally divided between eastern white pine (Pinus strobus L.) and deciduous species, including red maple (Acer rubrum), red oak (Quercus rubra) and black birch (Betula lenta). A very thick organic layer (10-20 cm or more) covers the soil surface, and highly decayed coarse woody debris is abundant.

Creator(s)/Author(s):
Publication Date:
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org.:
AmeriFlux; Harvard University
Sponsoring Org.:
DOE/TCP, NSF
OSTI Identifier:
1246060
DOI:
10.17190/AMF/1246060

Citation Formats

Munger, William. AmeriFlux US-Ha2 Harvard Forest Hemlock Site. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.17190/AMF/1246060.
Munger, William. AmeriFlux US-Ha2 Harvard Forest Hemlock Site. United States. doi:10.17190/AMF/1246060.
Munger, William. 2016. "AmeriFlux US-Ha2 Harvard Forest Hemlock Site". United States. doi:10.17190/AMF/1246060. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1246060. Pub date:Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2016
@article{osti_1246060,
title = {AmeriFlux US-Ha2 Harvard Forest Hemlock Site},
author = {Munger, William},
abstractNote = {This is the AmeriFlux version of the carbon flux data for the site US-Ha2 Harvard Forest Hemlock Site. Site Description - The forest surrounding the Hemlock site has remained pristine with two exceptions. In the early to mid-1700s, European settlers cleared the majority of the forest for agricultural purposes. Selective harvesting of hemlock and chestnut trees occurred up until the early 1900s, when the chestnut blight killed all of the chestnut trees. In the current forest, about 83% of the total basal area of trees is hemlock. The remainder is equally divided between eastern white pine (Pinus strobus L.) and deciduous species, including red maple (Acer rubrum), red oak (Quercus rubra) and black birch (Betula lenta). A very thick organic layer (10-20 cm or more) covers the soil surface, and highly decayed coarse woody debris is abundant.},
doi = {10.17190/AMF/1246060},
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number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {1}
}