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Tower_team:
PI: Sonia Wharton wharton4@llnl.gov - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Lat, Long: 45.8205, -121.9519
Elevation(m): 371
Network Affiliations: AmeriFlux
Vegetation IGBP: ENF (Evergreen Needleleaf Forests)
Climate Koeppen: Csb (Mediterranean: mild with dry, warm summer)
Mean Annual Temp (°C): 8.8
Mean Annual Precip. (mm): 2452
Flux Species Measured: CO2
Years Data Collected: AmeriFlux: 1998 - 2016
Description:
Wind River Field Station flux tower site is located in the T.T. Munger Research Area of the Wind River Ranger District in the Gifford Pinchot National ...
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Research Topics:
Research and monitoring objectives are to 1) Describe the estimation of CO2 exchange from the oldest forest ecosystem (500 years old) in the AmeriFlux ...
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Site Publication More Site Publications
Wharton, S., Falk, M., Bible, K., Schroeder, M., Paw U, K.T. 2012. Old-growth CO2 flux measurements reveal high sensitivity to climate anomalies across seasonal, annual and decadal time scales, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 161, 1-14.

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Derived Quantities

  • LAI (cm2/g)
  • Canopy Height (m)
  • Photosynthesis
  • GPP
  • Latent Heat Exchange
  • Net Ecosystem Exchange
  • PPFD (Visible Light)
  • Precipitation (mm)
  • Ecosystem Respiration
  • Solar Radiation (Rg)
  • Rn (Net Radiation) W/m2
  • Air Temp (°C)
  • Vapor Pressure Deficit
  • Veg Properties
  • Plant Functional Type
  • Disturbance History

  • Instruments, Rel to Ref Pt

  • Elevation (m)
  • r, Θ (m, rad)

  • Soils Template

  • Soil Texture
  • Bulk Density (g/cm3)
  • Soil Carbon Stock and/or Density (tons/cm)
  • Approximate Area: 665.65 m2

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    MODIS NDVI

    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index image for this site.

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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.

    Year Publication
    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.
    2015 Taylor, A.J., Lai, C.-T., Hopkins, F.M., Wharton, S., Bible, K., Xu, X., Phillips, C., Bush, S., Ehleringer, J.R. (2015) Radiocarbon-based partitioning of soil respiration in an old-growth coniferous forest, Ecosystems, 18, 459-470.
    2005 Falk, M., Paw U, K.T., Wharton, S., Schroeder, M. (2005) Is soil respiration a major contributor to the carbon budget within a Pacific Northwest old-growth forest?, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 135, 269-283.
    2009 Wharton, S., Schroeder, M., Bible, K., Falk, M., Paw U, K.T. (2009) Stand-level gas-exchange responses to seasonal drought in very young versus old Douglas-fir forests of the Pacific Northwest, Tree Physiology, 29, 959-974.
    2009 Wharton, S., Chasmer, L., Falk, M., Paw U, K.T. (2009) Strong links between teleconnections and ecosystem exchange found at a Pacific Northwest old-growth forest from flux tower and MODIS EVI data, Global Change Biology, 15, 2187-2205.
    2009 Wharton, S., Schroeder, M., Paw U, K.T., Falk, M., Bible, K. (2009) Turbulence considerations for comparing ecosystem exchange over old-growth and clear-cut stands for limited fetch and complex canopy flow conditions, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 149, 1477-1490.
    2012 Wharton, S., Falk, M., Bible, K., Schroeder, M., Paw U, K.T. (2012) Old-growth CO2 flux measurements reveal high sensitivity to climate anomalies across seasonal, annual and decadal time scales, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 161, 1-14.
    2017 Ma, S., Baldocchi, D.D., Falk, M., Newman, J.F., Osuna, J.L., Bible, K. (2017) Influence of regional nighttime atmospheric regimes on canopy turbulence and gradients at a closed and open forest in mountain-valley terrain, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 237, 18-29.
    2016 Matthias Falk (2016) Climate Indices Strongly Influence Old-Growth Forest Carbon Exchange, Environmental Research Letters, 11, 1-12.
    2004 Harmon, M.E., Bible, K., Ryan, M.G., Shaw, D.C., Chen, H., Klopatek, J., Li, X. (2004) Production, Respiration, And Overall Carbon Balance In An Old-Growth Pseudotsuga-Tsuga Forest Ecosystem, Ecosystems, 7, 498-512.
    2004 Paw U, K., Falk, M., Suchanek, T., Ustin, S., Chen, J., Park, Y., Winner, W., Thomas, S., Hsiao, T., Shaw, R., King, T., Pyles, R., Schroeder, M., Matista, A. (2004) Carbon Dioxide Exchange Between An Old-Growth Forest And The Atmosphere, Ecosystems, 7(5), 513-524.
    2008 Falk, M., Wharton, S., Schroeder, M., Ustin, S., U, K. T. (2008) Flux Partitioning In An Old-Growth Forest: Seasonal And Interannual Dynamics, Tree Physiology, 28(4), 509-520.
    2004 Shaw, D., Franklin, J., Bible, K., Klopatek, J., Freeman, E., Greene, S., Parker, G. (2004) Ecological Setting Of The Wind River Old-Growth Forest, Ecosystems, 7(5), 427-439.

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