Niwot Ridge (LTER NWT2)

Fluxnet Information
Site Name: Niwot Ridge (LTER NWT2)
Description: The Niwot Ridge site is located in a subalpine, temperate coniferous forest on land owned by the U.S. Forest Service.
Status: Active, core measurements presently being made
Fluxnet Site Code: US-NR2
Location Information
Country: Colorado, United States
Coordinates:
(Lat, Long)
40.0325, -105.5469

Contacts

Investigator Information
Investigator: Dean Anderson
deander@usgs.gov
U.S. Geological Survey
Water Resources Division
M.S. 413, Federal Center, Bldg. 53
Denver, CO 80225-0046
303-236-5691
Investigator: Peter Blanken (Website)
blanken@colorado.edu

University of Colorado
Department of Geography
260 UCB
Boulder,CO,USA,80309-0260
303-492-8310

Site Characteristics

FLUXNET Determined Variables

Site Characteristics
GTOPO30 Elevationmore info: 3030m
Investigator Provided Vegetation Typemore info: Subalpine coniferous forest
KGCCmore info: Dfc - Snow fully humid cool summer
Plant Functional Typemore info: Evergreen Needleleaf Trees
NPP Land Covermore info: Evergreen Needleleaf Vegetation
LAI F/PAR Land Covermore info: Evergreen Needleleaf Forest
UMD Land Covermore info: Evergreen Needleleaf Forest
IGBP Land Covermore info: Evergreen Needleleaf Forest
Fluxes collectedmore info: CH4 - unknown method

Affiliations

Affiliation Information
Affiliation Name: Unaffiliated
Affiliation Name: LTER

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Investigator Information
Investigator: Dean Anderson
deander@usgs.gov
U.S. Geological Survey
Water Resources Division
M.S. 413, Federal Center, Bldg. 53
Denver, CO 80225-0046
303-236-5691
Investigator: Peter Blanken (Website)
blanken@colorado.edu

University of Colorado
Department of Geography
260 UCB
Boulder,CO,USA,80309-0260
303-492-8310
Location Information
Country: Colorado, United States
Coordinates:
(Lat, Long)
40.0325, -105.5469
Affiliation Information
Affiliation Name: Unaffiliated
Affiliation Name: LTER
Site Characteristics
GTOPO30 Elevationmore info: 3030m
Investigator Provided Vegetation Typemore info: Subalpine coniferous forest
KGCCmore info: Dfc - Snow fully humid cool summer
Plant Functional Typemore info: Evergreen Needleleaf Trees
NPP Land Covermore info: Evergreen Needleleaf Vegetation
LAI F/PAR Land Covermore info: Evergreen Needleleaf Forest
UMD Land Covermore info: Evergreen Needleleaf Forest
IGBP Land Covermore info: Evergreen Needleleaf Forest
Fluxes collectedmore info: CH4 - unknown method
Data Collection Timeframe:2000-2015
Site Flux Data
External Web Site: http://www.mmm.ucar.edu/science/abl/forest/
Links to Additional Site Related Information
MODIS Visualization: http://daac.ornl.gov/cgi-bin/MODIS/GLBVIZ_1_Glb/modis_subset_order_global_col5.pl?from_initial_load=Continue&lat=40.0325&lon=-105.5469444
Mid-Continent Intensive (MCI) Site: http://public.ornl.gov/ameriflux/mid-continent/midcontinent_site_data.shtml#niwot2
LTER Site: http://www.lternet.edu/
Daymet Data Download: http://daymet.ornl.gov/data/send/query?lat=40.0325&lon=-105.5469444
Flux Collection Information
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