Data Set Overview
|Data set||BOREAS TE-19 Ecosystem Carbon Balance Model|
|Project||Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study|
|Time Period||1968-01-01 to 1995-12-31|
The Spruce and Moss Model (SPAM) was designed to simulate the daily carbon balance of a black spruce/moss boreal forest ecosystem. It is driven by daily weather conditions and consists of four components: (1) soil climate; (2) tree photosynthesis and respiration; (3) moss photosynthesis and respiration; and (4) litter decomposition and associated heterotrophic respiration. The model can be used to generate predictions of total site net ecosystem exchange of carbon (NEE), total soil dark respiration (live roots + heterotrophs + live moss), spruce and moss net productivity, and net carbon accumulation in the soil.
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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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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates|
|atm14Cfm||744 B||1968-01-01 - 1995-12-31|
|bcm9_source_code.for||275.7 KB||1968-01-01 - 1995-12-31|
|in.bcm.9||331 B||1968-01-01 - 1995-12-31|
|nip.75-97.cli.sobs||166.8 KB||1968-01-01 - 1995-12-31|
|output_1_gen_info_sobs20.txt||487.0 KB||1968-01-01 - 1995-12-31|
|output_2_temp_sobs20.txt||781.2 KB||1968-01-01 - 1995-12-31|
|output_3_wat_sobs20.txt||1.1 MB||1968-01-01 - 1995-12-31|
|output_4_ice_sobs20.txt||875.2 KB||1968-01-01 - 1995-12-31|
|output_5_tree_sobs20.txt||811.1 KB||1968-01-01 - 1995-12-31|
|output_6_moss_sobs2.txt||843.2 KB||1968-01-01 - 1995-12-31|
|output_7_carb_sobs20.txt||883.7 KB||1968-01-01 - 1995-12-31|
|output_8_sum_sobs20.txt||754.9 KB||1968-01-01 - 1995-12-31|
|output_9_accum_sobs20.txt||845.3 KB||1968-01-01 - 1995-12-31|
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