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 TF-02 SSA-OA Tower Flux, Meteorological, and Precipitation DataData Set: BOREAS TF-02 SSA-OA Tower Flux, Meteorological, and Precipitation Data
Energy, carbon dioxide, water vaport, and momentum flux data collected above the canopy and in profiles through the canopy, along with meteorological data at the BOREAS SSA-OA site. Daily precipitation data from several gauges were also collected.
Detailed Documentation: Data Set Reference Document
Hartog, G. den, and H. Neumann. 2000. BOREAS TF-02 SSA-OA Tower Flux, Meteorological, and 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/515
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All Data Taken At Latitude: 53.63N, Longitude: 106.20W
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