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BOREAS HYD-08 1996 Gravimetric Moss Moisture Data

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Data setBOREAS HYD-08 1996 Gravimetric Moss Moisture Data
Release date1999-01-30
ProjectBoreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study
Time Period1996-07-04


Contains the HYD-08 weights of the dried moss samples. These weights do not include the weight of the tray in which the sample was contained. Contains the HYD-08 moss measurements of water equivalent made at the moss lysimeter sites near the SSA-OBS in 19


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Fernandes, R.A., and L.E. Band. 1998. BOREAS HYD-08 1996 Gravimetric Moss Moisture 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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  • two_d_ref.txt
  • site_ref.txt

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  • HYD08_MossGrav96.pdf
  • HYD08_MossGrav96.doc
  • h08gm96.def
  • HYD08_MossGrav96.txt

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
hyd08_moss_dry_wts_96.dat 4.8 KB 1996-07-04 - 1996-08-11
hyd08_moss_measure_96.dat 196.9 KB 1996-07-04 - 1996-08-11

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