- Network: Unaffiliated
- Principal investigator: Heidi Steltzer
- PI-affiliated institution: Fort Lewis College
- 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: July 1999
- End date: September 1999
- Flux methods:
- Eddy covariance
- Optical data collection:
- Start date: June 2004
- End date: September 2004
- Data collection period: Various: Continuous operation: Variable collected continuously with the reported method; Intermittent: Variable collected intermittently with the reported method; Periodic operation: Variable collected part of the year with the reported method
- Data scale: Stand
- Collection methods: Tower
- Types of data collected: NDVI, PAR, PYR, Optical sampling
- Horwath, J. L., and R. S. Sletten. "Large and small scale mapping of High Arctic vegetation by NDVI: Thule, Greenland." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts. Vol. 1. 2004.
- Shaver, G. R., et al. "Functional convergence in regulation of net CO2 flux in heterogeneous tundra landscapes in Alaska and Sweden." Journal of Ecology 95.4 (2007): 802-817.
- Steltzer, Heidi, and Jeffrey M. Welker. "Modeling the effect of photosynthetic vegetation properties on the NDVI-LAI relationship." Ecology 87.11 (2006): 2765-2772.
- Sullivan, Patrick F., et al. "Temperature and microtopography interact to control carbon cycling in a high arctic fen." Ecosystems 11.1 (2008): 61-76.
External home page: http://depts.washington.edu/icylands/projects/thule/thuleproj.php