Chamber flux measurements were taken at the Northern Study Area (NSA) Old Jack Pine (OJP), Young Jack Pine (YJP), Old Black Spruce (OBS), and Beaver Pond (BP) sites during the summer of 1994. The purpose of these measurements was to examine the trace gas exchange between the atmosphere and the boreal soils. The BOREAS TGB-01 team made methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2) dark chamber flux measurements from 16- May-1994 through 13-Sep-1994. Gas samples were extracted approximately every 7 days from dark chambers and analyzed at the NSA lab facility.
A guide document which includes more information about this data set can be found at http://daac.ornl.gov/boreas/TGB/tgb1ccfd/comp/TGB01_CO2_CH4_Chmbr.txt.
ORNL DAAC maintains information on the entire BOREAS Project.
Crill, P. M., and R. K. Varner. 1998. BOREAS TGB-01 CH4 & CO2 Chamber Flux Data: NSA. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/374.
Sellers, P. and F. Hall. 1996. Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study: Experiment Plan. Version 1996-2.0, NASA BOREAS Report (EXPLAN 96).
Sellers, P., F. Hall. 1997. BOREAS Overview Paper. JGR Special Issue (1997).
Sellers, P., F. Hall, and K.F. Huemmrich. 1996. Boreal Ecosystem- Atmosphere Study: 1994 Operations. NASA BOREAS Report (OPS DOC 94).
Sellers, P., F. Hall, and K.F. Huemmrich. 1997. Boreal Ecosystem- Atmosphere Study: 1996 Operations. NASA BOREAS Report (OPS DOC 96).
Sellers, P., F. Hall, H. Margolis, B. Kelly, D. Baldocchi, G. den Hartog, J. Cihlar, M.G. Ryan, B. Goodison, P. Crill, K.J. Ranson, D. Lettenmaier, and D.E. Wickland. 1995. The boreal ecosystem-atmosphere study (BOREAS): an overview and early results from the 1994 field year. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 76(9):1549-1577.