General Site Information
Site ID:CA-Man
Site Name:Manitoba - Northern Old Black Spruce (former BOREAS Northern Study Area)
Tower Team: PI: Brian Amiro <> - University of Manitoba
AncContact: Steve Wofsy <> - Harvard University
Elevation (m):259
NetworkAmeriFlux, Fluxnet-Canada
IGBP:ENF (Evergreen Needleleaf Forests: Lands dominated by woody vegetation with a percent cover >60% and height exceeding 2 meters. Almost all trees remain green all year. Canopy is never without green foliage.)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):-3.2
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):520
Data Products: FLUXNET2015 Dataset
FLUXNET LaThuile Dataset
Data Availability: FLUXNET2015:   15 years (Duration: 1994 - 2008)
FLUXNET LaThuile:   10 years (Duration: 1994 - 2003)
Data Downloads to Date: FLUXNET2015:   2312 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   264 unique downloads
Data DOIs: FLUXNET2015 DOI: 10.18140/FLX/1440035
Description:55.880° N, 98.481° W, elevation of 259 m, Boreal coniferous: Black spruce; occasional larch present in poorly-drained areas. Groundcover is moss (feathermosses and Sphagnum), Labrador Tea, Vaccinium, and willows are a main component of the understory. It was established in 1993 as a BOREAS site.
Acknowledgments:The data collection was funded by many sources, including: the DOE Terrestrial Carbon Program, NASA Terrestrial Ecosystem Program, the Fluxnet Canada Research Network and the Canadian Carbon Program (supported by the Canadian National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences and the BIOCAP Canada Foundation).
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