Norway: Adventdalen/Svalbard

Latitude: 78.218017
Longitude: 15.654746

Adventdalen/Svalbard (Photo: Norbert Pirk)
Adventdalen/Svalbard (Photo: Norbert Pirk)

  • Network: Unaffiliated
  • Principal investigator: Gus Shaver
  • PI-affiliated institution: The Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts
  • Primary IGBP ecosystem type: Snow and Ice
  • Dominant plant functional type: Snow and Ice
  • Recent and historic disturbance and management events that may affect this site:
    • Temperature extreme: Heat wave or freeze
  • Flux data collection:
    • Start date: April 2003
    • End date: September 2009
  • Flux methods:
    • Eddy covariance
  • Optical data collection:
    • Start date: July 2006
    • End date: September 2009
  • Data collection period: Growing season operation only: Variable collected only during the growing season with the reported method
  • Data scale: Stand
  • Collection methods: Tower
  • Types of data collected: information not provided
  • Publications
    • Pettorelli, Nathalie, Sadie J. Ryan, Thomas Mueller, Nils Bunnefeld, Bogumila Jedrzejewsk, Mauricio Lima, and Kyrre Kausrud. "The Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI): unforeseen successes in animal ecology." Climate Research 46 (2011): 15-27.
    • Raynolds, M. K., D. A. Walker, and H. A. Maier. "NDVI patterns and phytomass distribution in the circumpolar Arctic." Remote sensing of environment 102, no. 3 (2006): 271-281.
    • Jupa, Radek, Josef Hájek, Jana Hazdrová, and Miloš Barták. "Interspecific differences in photosynthetic efficiency and spectral reflectance in two Umbilicaria species from Svalbard during controlled desiccation." Czech Polar Rep 2 (2012): 31-41.
    • Trnková, Kateřina, Jana Morkusová, Jana Kvíderová, Josef Hájek, and Miloš Barták. "Changes in spectral properties and chlorophyll fluorescence of Nostoc commune colonies from Svalbard during dehydration and supplemental UV-B stress." (2014).

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