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Southern Study Area - Old Aspen Site (SSA-OA)

This site is located within the boundaries of Prince Albert Provincial Park, and is accessed by a long trail. It has a large scaffold flux tower (with a truss tower connected by cables), a small 4 meter under canopy flux tower (south of huts), two canopy access towers, a SRC meteorological tower, and a tethered balloon with a radiosonde. View an aerial photo-map of the SSA-OA site.

Location of the SSA within Canada.

Location of the Old Aspen site within the SSA.

Map of the Southern Study Area Old Aspen site.

SSA Old Aspen Flux Tower
also called SSA-9OA-FLXTR (click here for detailed info)
Latitude: 53.62889 UTM Easting: 420790.5 BOREAS X: 317.198
Longitude: -106.19779 UTM Northing: 5942899.9 BOREAS Y: 303.403
Elevation (ASL): 600.63 m UTM Zone: 13

Pictures from the SSA-OA Site

The two huts and boardwalk

The scaffold flux tower

The base of the scaffold flux tower

The truss tower and cables
from the flux tower

One of the canopy access towers

The SRC meteorology tower

The tethersonde about to be launched
(tethered balloon and radiosonde)

Other Sites: NSA || NSA-BP | NSA-Fen | NSA-OA | NSA-OBS | NSA-OJP | NSA-Ops | NSA-UBS | NSA-YJP
SSA || SSA-Airport | SSA-Fen | SSA-Mix | SSA-OA | SSA-OBS | SSA-OJP | SSA-Ops | SSA-YA | SSA-YJP

Related Pages:
Study Region Overview
Southern Study Area (SSA)
SSA Old Aspen Site (SSA-OA)
NSA Old Aspen Site (NSA-OA)

Revison Date: January 25, 1999