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BOREAS Derived Surface Meteorological Data

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Data setBOREAS Derived Surface Meteorological Data
Release date1999-01-30
ProjectBoreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study
Time Period1994-01-01 to 1996-12-31


Contains surface meteorology data merged/interpolated from four BOREAS sites for the years 1994, 1995, and 1996.


Data set reference document


Knapp, D.E., and J.A. Newcomer. 1999. BOREAS Derived Surface Meteorological Data. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
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Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study: The Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study was a large-scale international interdisciplinary experiment in the boreal forests of central Canada. Its focus was improving our understanding of the exchanges of radiative energy, sensible heat, water, CO2 and trace gases between the boreal forest and the lower atmosphere. A primary objective of BOREAS was to collect the data needed to improve computer simulation models of the important processes controlling these exchanges so that scientists can anticipate the effects of global change, principally altered temperature and precipitation patterns, on the biome.

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Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study has 3 available companion files.
  • two_d_ref.txt
  • site_ref.txt

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  • Modeled_Surf_Met.doc
  • srfmetmd.def
  • Modeled_Surf_Met.pdf
  • Modeled_Surf_Met.txt

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
model_surmet_94.dat 27.9 MB 1994-01-01 - 1996-12-31
model_surmet_95.dat 27.9 MB 1994-01-01 - 1996-12-31
model_surmet_96.dat 25.7 MB 1994-01-01 - 1996-12-31


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