General Site Information
Site ID:US-Ne2
Site Name:Mead - irrigated maize-soybean rotation site
Tower Team: PI: Andy Suyker <asuyker1@unl.edu> - University of Nebraska - Lincoln
DataManager: Dan Hatch <dhatch2@unl.edu> - University of Nebraska
Latitude:41.1648700
Longitude:-96.4701
Elevation (m):362
NetworkAmeriFlux
IGBP:CRO (Croplands: Lands covered with temporary crops followed by harvest and a bare soil period (e.g., single and multiple cropping systems). Note that perennial woody crops will be classified as the appropriate forest or shrub land cover type.)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):10.08
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):788.89
Data Products: FLUXNET2015 Dataset
FLUXNET LaThuile Dataset
Data Availability: FLUXNET2015:   13 years (Duration: 2001 - 2013)
FLUXNET LaThuile:   5 years (Duration: 2001 - 2005)
Data Downloads to Date: FLUXNET2015:   2185 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   262 unique downloads
Data DOIs: FLUXNET2015 DOI: 10.18140/FLX/1440085
Description:The study site is one of three fields (all located within 1.6 km of each other) at the University of Nebraska Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead, Nebraska. This site is irrigated with a center pivot system. Prior to the initiation of the study, the irrigated site had a 10-yr history of maize-soybean rotation under no-till. A tillage operation (disking) was done just prior to the 2001 planting to homogenize the top 0.1 m of soil, incorporate P and K fertilizers, as well as previously accumulated surface residues. Since this tillage operation, the site has been under no-till management.
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