Project: BOREASProject: BOREAS
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. BOREAS has available 3 companion files.
Data Set: BOREAS HYD-01 Under Canopy Precipitation DataData Set: BOREAS HYD-01 Under Canopy Precipitation Data
Contains the under canopy precipitation data that was collected in 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997 by the HYD-01 group at the various tower sites.
Detailed Documentation: Data Set Reference Document
Cuenca, R. H., and S. F. Kelly. 1999. BOREAS HYD-01 Under-Canopy Precipitation Data. 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/254
Data Set Files:Download Data Set Files: (104.0 KBytes in 2 Files)
All Data Taken At Latitude: 55.93N To 53.88N, Longitude: 98.29W To 106.20W
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