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BOREAS RSS-08 BIOME-BGC SSA Simulations of Annual Water and Carbon Fluxes

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Data setBOREAS RSS-08 BIOME-BGC SSA Simulations of Annual Water and Carbon Fluxes
Release date1999-01-30
ProjectBoreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study


Derived maps of landcover type and crown and stem biomass as model inputs to determine annual evapotranspiration, gross primary production, autotrophic respiration and net primary productivity within the BOREAS SSA-MSA, at a 30 m spatial resolution. Mode

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Kimball, John S.. 1999. BOREAS RSS-08 BIOME-BGC SSA Simulations of Annual Water and Carbon Fluxes. Available on-line [] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/296
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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.

Project data set list for Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study.

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

Companion Files

  • RSS08_BIOME_BGC_Imgs.txt
  • RSS08_BIOME_BGC_Imgs.doc
  • RSS08_BIOME_BGC_Imgs.pdf

Data Files

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
bgc_94_et_img.gz 1.7 MB 1994-01-01 - 1994-12-31
bgc_94_gpp_img.gz 1.6 MB 1994-01-01 - 1994-12-31
bgc_94_npp_img.gz 1.5 MB 1994-01-01 - 1994-12-31
bgc_94_r_img.gz 1.7 MB 1994-01-01 - 1994-12-31
bgc_95_et_img.gz 1.7 MB 1995-01-01 - 1995-12-31
bgc_95_gpp_img.gz 1.6 MB 1995-01-01 - 1995-12-31
bgc_95_npp_img.gz 1.5 MB 1995-01-01 - 1995-12-31
bgc_95_r_img.gz 1.7 MB 1995-01-01 - 1995-12-31
bgc_96_et_img.gz 1.7 MB 1996-01-01 - 1996-12-31
bgc_96_gpp_img.gz 1.6 MB 1996-01-01 - 1996-12-31
bgc_96_npp_img.gz 1.4 MB 1996-01-01 - 1996-12-31
bgc_96_r_img.gz 1.7 MB 1996-01-01 - 1996-12-31
bgc_landcover_img.gz 212.5 KB 1994-01-01 - 1996-12-31


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