General Site Information
Site ID:US-Tw2
Site Name:Twitchell Corn
Tower Team: PI: Dennis Baldocchi <baldocchi@berkeley.edu> - University of California, Berkeley
AncContact: Joe Verfaillie <jverfail@berkeley.edu> - University of California, Berkeley
Affiliate: Cove Sturtevant <csturtevant@berkeley.edu> - University of California, Berkeley
Affiliate: Laurie Koteen <lkoteen@berkeley.edu> - University of California, Berkeley
Affiliate: Sara Knox <saraknox@berkeley.edu> - University of California, Berkeley
Latitude:38.1047
Longitude:-121.6433
Elevation (m):-5
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):15.5
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):421
Data Products: FLUXNET2015 Dataset
Data Availability: FLUXNET2015:   2 years (Duration: 2012 - 2013)
Data Downloads to Date: FLUXNET2015:   2443 unique downloads
Data DOIs: FLUXNET2015 DOI: 10.18140/FLX/1440109
Description:The Twitchell Corn site is a corn field on peat soil. The tower was installed on May 17, 2012 and was equipped to analyze energy, H2O and CO2 fluxes. The field was planted in early May 2012 and harvested in early November 2012. The field was fallow during the non-growing season. The variety of corn used was ES-7477 hybrid corn commercialized by Eureka seeds. The site is near US-Tw1, US-Tw3 and US-Twt sites.
Acknowledgments:Biometeorology Lab, University of California, Berkeley, PI: Dennis Baldocchi
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