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Southern Study Area - Young Aspen Site (SSA-YA)

The Southern Young Jack Pine site contained a single-pole tower held up above the canopy by guide wires. The tower's instruments were powered by a array of solar panels.

Location of the SSA within Canada.

Location of the Young Aspen site within the SSA.

SSA Young Aspen Flux Tower
also called SSA-9YA-FLXTR (click here for detailed info)
Latitude: 53.65601 UTM Easting: 478644.1 BOREAS X: 374.607
Longitude: -105.32314 UTM Northing: 5945298.9 BOREAS Y: 310.761
Elevation (ASL): 591.89 m UTM Zone: 13

Pictures from the SSA-YA Site

The pole-tower at the YA site

Closer look at the pole-tower at the YA site

Solar panels powering the site,
mounted on a folding ladder

The young aspen canopy structure

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 Young Aspen Site (SSA-YA)

Revison Date: January 25, 1999