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Site Averaged Flux Data: 1987-1989 (Betts)

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Data setSite Averaged Flux Data: 1987-1989 (Betts)
Release date1994-07-24
ProjectFirst ISLSCP Field Experiment Follow-On
Time Period1987-05-27 to 1989-08-16


Site averaged product of the flux data collected by many PIs during the 1987-1989 FIFE experiment. Data are in 30-minute intervals and include the entire period 1987-1989.


Data set reference document


Betts, A. K. 1994. Site Averaged Flux Data: 1987-1989 (Betts). Data set. Available on-line [] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/93
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First ISLSCP Field Experiment Follow-On : The First ISLSCP (International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project) Field Experiment (FIFE) project conducted field studies on a prairie site in Kansas from 1987 to 1989. The FIFE Follow-on work included additional analyses of data collected during the initial field campaigns and additional field measurements. The objectives of both FIFE and FIFE Follow-on were to understand the biophysical processes controlling the fluxes of radiation, moisture, and carbon dioxide between the land surface and the atmosphere, and to develop remote-sensing methodologies for observing these processes.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDatesCompanion file
ffo_flx.dat 2.0 MB 1987-05-27 - 1989-08-16 ffo_flx.def


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