General Site Information
Site ID:CA-NS6
Site Name:UCI-1989 burn site
Tower Team: PI: Mike Goulden <mgoulden@uci.edu> - University of California - Irvine
Latitude:55.9167
Longitude:-98.9644
Elevation (m):244
NetworkAmeriFlux
IGBP:OSH (Open Shrublands: Lands with woody vegetation less than 2 meters tall and with shrub canopy cover between 10-60%. The shrub foliage can be either evergreen or deciduous.)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):-3.08
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):495.37
Data Products: FLUXNET2015 Dataset
FLUXNET LaThuile Dataset
Data Availability: FLUXNET2015:   5 years (Duration: 2001 - 2005)
FLUXNET LaThuile:   5 years (Duration: 2001 - 2005)
Data Downloads to Date: FLUXNET2015:   2522 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   250 unique downloads
Data DOIs: FLUXNET2015 DOI: 10.18140/FLX/1440041
Description:The UCI-1989 site is located in a continental boreal forest, dominated by black spruce trees, within the BOREAS northern study area in central Manitoba, Canada. The site is a member of a chronological series of sites that are representative secondary succession growth stages after large stand replacement fires. Black spruce trees undergo a slow growth process enabling the accurate determination of the chronosequence of stand age disturbance. Additionally, boreal forests make up approximately 25% of forest ecosystems on earth. With both of these in mind, the UCI sites provide an excellent location to study the CO2 exchange between the atmosphere and boreal forest ecosystems as a function of sequential wildfires.
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