General Site Information
Site ID:US-Syv
Site Name:Sylvania Wilderness Area
Tower Team: PI: Ankur Desai <> - University of Wisconsin
FluxContact: Jonathan Thom <> - University of Wisconsin
Elevation (m):540.00
NetworkAmeriFlux, Phenocam
IGBP:MF (Mixed Forests: Lands dominated by trees with a percent cover >60% and height exceeding 2 meters. Consists of tree communities with interspersed mixtures or mosaics of the other four forest types. None of the forest types exceeds 60% of landscape.)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):3.81
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):826
Data Products: FLUXNET2015 Dataset
FLUXNET LaThuile Dataset
Data Availability: FLUXNET2015:   14 years (Duration: 2001 - 2014)
FLUXNET LaThuile:   5 years (Duration: 2002 - 2006)
Data Downloads to Date: FLUXNET2015:   2638 unique downloads
FLUXNET LaThuile:   271 unique downloads
Data DOIs: FLUXNET2015 DOI: 10.18140/FLX/1440091
Description:Old growth forest consisting primarily of sugar maple and eastern hemlock. Note that a small lake to the north and data analyses suggest that wind direction screening is appropriate (see Desai, A.R., Bolstad, P.V., Cook, B.D., Davis, K.J., and Carey, E.V., 2005. Comparing net ecosystem exchange of carbon dioxide between an old-growth and mature forest in the upper midwest, USA. Ag. For. Met. 128(1-2): 33-55 (doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2004). Site was chosen to represent an end member representative of the upland forests in the WLEF tall tower flux footprint. (Note, however, that old growth forests are not found within the WLEF tall tower flux footprint.) Virtual Site Visit:
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