Canada: Manitoba: Churchill Fen

Latitude: 58.665280
Longitude: -93.830280

John Gamon at Churchill Fen site
John Gamon at Churchill Fen site

  • Network: none
  • Principal investigator: Mario Tenuta
  • PI-affiliated institution: University of Manitoba
  • Primary IGBP ecosystem type: Eutrophic Fen
  • Dominant plant functional type: Barren or sparse vegetation
  • Recent and historic disturbance and management events that may affect this site:
    • Undisturbed: No disturbance or management has occurred on the site.
  • Flux data collection:
    • Start date: 2005
    • End date: 2008
  • Flux methods:
    • Eddy covariance
  • Optical data collection:
    • Start date: 2005
    • End date: 2016
  • Data scale: Stand
  • Collection methods: Tower
  • Types of data collected: PAR, PYR
  • Publications:
    • Griffis TJ, Rouse WR. Modelling the interannual variability of net ecosystem CO2 exchange at a subarctic sedge fen. Global Change Biology. 2001 May;7(5):511-30.
    • Raddatz RL, Papakyriakou TN, Swystun KA, Tenuta M. Evapotranspiration from a wetland tundra sedge fen: surface resistance of peat for land-surface schemes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 2009 May 7;149(5):851-61.
    • Hanis KL, Amiro BD, Tenuta M, Papakyriakou T, Swystun KA. Carbon exchange over four growing seasons for a subarctic sedge fen in northern Manitoba, Canada. Arctic Science. 2015 Dec;1(2):27-44.
    • Swystun K. Carbon dioxide exchange in a subarctic sedge fen in the Hudson Bay Lowland during two consecutive growing seasons. University of Manitoba (Canada); 2011.

Flux data repository: none
External home page: none

Data submitted:

Churchill data: 08-25-11 to 10-29-11 (.txt file)

Churchill data 10-30-11 to 04-21-15 (.txt file)