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CA-Mer: Ontario - Eastern Peatland, Mer Bleue

PI: Elyn Humphreys [email protected] - Carleton University
PI: Peter Lafleur [email protected] -
Lat, Long: 45.4094, -75.5186
Elevation(m): 70
Network Affiliations: AmeriFlux, Fluxnet-Canada, Phenocam
Vegetation IGBP: WET (Permanent Wetlands: Lands with a permanent mixture of water and herbaceous or woody vegetation that cover extensive areas. The vegetation can be present in either salt, brackish, or fresh water)
Climate Koeppen: Dfb (Warm Summer Continental: significant precipitation in all seasons )
Mean Annual Temp (°C): 6
Mean Annual Precip. (mm): 943
Flux Species Measured: CO2
Years Data Collected: 1998 - Present
Years Data Available:No data available
The Mer Bleue peatland is primarily a large ombrotrophic bog located in the Ottawa River Valley, 10 km east of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (45.40º N lat., ...
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Image Credit: Elyn Humphreys, 07/13/2017
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CA-Mer: Ontario - Eastern Peatland, Mer Bleue

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CA-Mer: Ontario - Eastern Peatland, Mer Bleue

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CA-Mer: Ontario - Eastern Peatland, Mer Bleue


The time series shows the 16-day Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) average from the MOD13Q1 data product.
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ORNL DAAC. 2018. MODIS and VIIRS Land Products Fixed Sites Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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CA-Mer: Ontario - Eastern Peatland, Mer Bleue

Year Publication
2013 Barr, A., Richardson, A., Hollinger, D., Papale, D., Arain, M., Black, T., Bohrer, G., Dragoni, D., Fischer, M., Gu, L., Law, B., Margolis, H., McCaughey, J., Munger, J., Oechel, W., Schaeffer, K. (2013) Use Of Change-Point Detection For Friction–Velocity Threshold Evaluation In Eddy-Covariance Studies, Agricultural And Forest Meteorology, 171-172, 31-45.
2018 Qiu, C., Zhu, D., Ciais, P., Guenet, B., Krinner, G., Peng, S., Aurela, M., Bernhofer, C., Brümmer, C., Bret-Harte, S., Chu, H., Chen, J., Desai, A. R., Dušek, J., Euskirchen, E. S., Fortuniak, K., Flanagan, L. B., Friborg, T., Grygoruk, M., Gogo, S., Grünwald, T., Hansen, B. U., Holl, D., Humphreys, E., Hurkuck, M., Kiely, G., Klatt, J., Kutzbach, L., Largeron, C., Laggoun-Défarge, F., Lund, M., Lafleur, P. M., Li, X., Mammarella, I., Merbold, L., Nilsson, M. B., Olejnik, J., Ottosson-Löfvenius, M., Oechel, W., Parmentier, F. W., Peichl, M., Pirk, N., Peltola, O., Pawlak, W., Rasse, D., Rinne, J., Shaver, G., Schmid, H. P., Sottocornola, M., Steinbrecher, R., Sachs, T., Urbaniak, M., Zona, D., Ziemblinska, K. (2018) Orchidee-Peat (Revision 4596), A Model For Northern Peatland Co≪Sub≫2≪/Sub≫, Water, And Energy Fluxes On Daily To Annual Scales, Geoscientific Model Development, 11(2), 497-519.
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.
2001 Lafleur, P. M., Roulet, N. T., Admiral, S. W. (2001) Annual Cycle Of CO2 Exchange At A Bog Peatland, Journal Of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 106(D3), 3071-3081.
2004 Ham, J. M., Benson, E. J. (2004) On The Construction And Calibration Of Dual-Probe Heat Capacity Sensors, Soil Science Society Of America Journal, 68(4), 1185-1190.
2003 Lafleur, P. M., Roulet, N. T., Bubier, J. L., Frolking, S., Moore, T. R. (2003) Interannual Variability In The Peatland-Atmosphere Carbon Dioxide Exchange At An Ombrotrophic Bog, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 17(2), n/a-n/a.
2002 Moore, T. R., Bubier, J. L., Frolking, S. E., Lafleur, P. M., Roulet, N. T. (2002) Plant Biomass And Production And CO2 Exchange In An Ombrotrophic Bog, Journal Of Ecology, 90(1), 25-36.
2001 Fraser, C., Roulet, N., Lafleur, M. (2001) Groundwater Flow Patterns In A Large Peatland, Journal Of Hydrology, 246(1-4), 142-154.
1997 Berry, S. C., Varney, G. T., Flanagan, L. B. (1997) Leaf δ13C In Pinus Resinosa Trees And Understory Plants: Variation Associated With Light And CO2 Gradients, Oecologia, 109(4), 499-506.
1998 Frolking, S. E., Bubier, J. L., Moore, T. R., Ball, T., Bellisario, L. M., Bhardwaj, A., Carroll, P., Crill, P. M., Lafleur, P. M., McCaughey, J. H., Roulet, N. T., Suyker, A. E., Verma, S. B., Waddington, J. M., Whiting, G. J. (1998) Relationship Between Ecosystem Productivity And Photosynthetically Active Radiation For Northern Peatlands, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 12(1), 115-126.
2002 Frolking, S., Roulet, N. T., Moore, T. R., Lafleur, P. M., Bubier, J. L., Crill, P. M. (2002) Modeling Seasonal To Annual Carbon Balance Of Mer Bleue Bog, Ontario, Canada, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 16(3), 1-21.
2004 Turunen, J., Roulet, N. T., Moore, T. R., Richard, P. J. (2004) Nitrogen Deposition And Increased Carbon Accumulation In Ombrotrophic Peatlands In Eastern Canada, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 18(3), n/a-n/a.

CA-Mer: Ontario - Eastern Peatland, Mer Bleue

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CA-Mer: Ontario - Eastern Peatland, Mer Bleue

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