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PI: Walt Oechel woechel@mail.sdsu.edu - San Diego State University
Lat, Long: 33.3738, -116.6228
Elevation(m): 1394.00
Network Affiliations: AmeriFlux
Vegetation IGBP: CSH (Closed Shrublands)
Climate Koeppen: Csa (Mediterranean: mild with dry, hot summer)
Mean Annual Temp (°C): 13.63
Mean Annual Precip. (mm): 553
Flux Species Measured: CO2, H2O
Years Data Collected: AmeriFlux: 1997 - Present
Description:
The Sky Oaks Old site is located near the Sky Oaks Field station, owned and operated by San Diego State University. Chaparral vegetation, associated with ...
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URL: http://gcrg.sdsu.edu
Research Topics:
The research and science objectives of the Sky Oaks Old site are as follows: 1) Effects of elevated CO2 on belowground carbon dynamics in the chaparral ...
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ORNL DAAC. 2008. MODIS Collection 5 Fixed Sites Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1251

Read more on how to cite these MODIS images. Data come from NASA’s MODIS instruments installed on satellites Terra and Aqua, which scan the entire Earth’s surface every one to two days.

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2015 Dennis Baldocchi, Cove Sturtevant (2015) Does day and night sampling reduce spurious correlation between canopy photosynthesis and ecosystem respiration?, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 207, 117-126.
2002 Stylinski, C. D., Gamon, J. A., Oechel, W. C. (2002) Seasonal Patterns Of Reflectance Indices, Carotenoid Pigments And Photosynthesis Of Evergreen Chaparral Species, Oecologia, 131(3), 366-374.
2005 Lipson, D. A., Wilson, R. F., Oechel, W. C. (2005) Effects Of Elevated Atmospheric CO2 On Soil Microbial Biomass, Activity, And Diversity In A Chaparral Ecosystem, Applied And Environmental Microbiology, 71(12), 8573-8580.
2007 Luo, H., Oechel, W. C., Hastings, S. J., Zulueta, R., Qian, Y., Kwon, H. (2007) Mature Semiarid Chaparral Ecosystems Can Be A Significant Sink For Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide, Global Change Biology, 13(2), 386-396.

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