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PI: John Lenters - University of Michigan Biological Station
AncContact: Chris Spence - Environment and Climate Change Canada
AncContact: Peter Blanken Blanken@Colorado.EDU - University of Colorado-Boulder
Lat, Long: 46.7167, -87.4000
Elevation(m): 183
Network Affiliations: AmeriFlux
Vegetation IGBP: WAT (Water Bodies : Oceans, seas, lakes, reservoirs, and rivers. Can be either fresh or salt- water bodies.)
Climate Koeppen: Dfb (Warm Summer Continental: significant precipitation in all seasons )
Mean Annual Temp (°C): 6.6
Mean Annual Precip. (mm): 762
Flux Species Measured: H, H2O, CO2
Years Data Collected: 2010 - Present
Years Data Available:No data available
Data Use Policy:AmeriFlux CC-BY-4.0 Policy1
Granite Island is a small island on Lake Superior approximately 10 miles due north of Marquette, Michigan. It is roughly 6.5 miles from shore and is occupied ...
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The primary goal of this and other flux sites on the Great Lakes is to quantify lake evaporation as part of the Great Lakes Evaporation Network (GLEN). ...
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Acknowledgment: Data collected at this site is the culmination of the hard work and contributions of numerous individuals, institutions, and funding sources. The principal investigator (John Lenters, University of Michigan) thanks Scott Holman (land owner) for the generous use of Granite Island, along with Mike Smith and Northern Michigan University for power and internet support, as well as student contributions. Funding sources include the Great Lakes Observing System (GLOS), Northern Michigan University, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and LimnoTech. Additional GLEN investigators include Peter Blanken, Chris Spence, Newell Hedstrom, and Erin Nicholls. Lenters also thanks Dan Chiconsky, the Michigan DNR, US Coast Guard, and Jon Billman for logistical support and boat access.
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