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Canada: Saskachewan: SSA Old Aspen

Latitude: 53.100000
Longitude: -106.033333

Old Aspen Canopy from Tower
Old Aspen Canopy from Tower

  • Network: Fluxnet-Canada
  • Principal investigator: Thomas Hilker
  • PI-affiliated institution: Oregon State University
  • Primary IGBP ecosystem type: Mixed Forests
  • Dominant plant functional type: Deciduous Needleleaf trees, Evergreen Broadleaf trees
  • Recent and historic disturbance and management events that may affect this site:
    • Fire: Wildfire or managed burns
    • The Old Aspen (SOA) site was established by natural regeneration after a forest fire in 1919.
  • Flux data collection:
    • Start date: April 1996
    • End date: Ongoing
  • Flux methods:
    • Eddy covariance
  • Optical data collection:
    • Start date: July 2000
    • End date: Ongoing
  • Data collection period: Continuous operation: Variable collected continuously with the reported method.
  • Data scale: Stand
  • Collection methods: Tower
  • Types of data collected: PAR, PYR, Optical data
  • Publications:
    • Hilker T, Hall FG, Coops NC, Lyapustin A, Wang Y, Nesic Z, Grant N, Black TA, Wulder MA, Kljun N, Hopkinson C. Remote sensing of photosynthetic light-use efficiency across two forested biomes: Spatial scaling. Remote Sensing of Environment. 2010 Dec 15;114(12):2863-74.
    • Hilker T, Gitelson A, Coops NC, Hall FG, Black TA. Tracking plant physiological properties from multi-angular tower-based remote sensing. Oecologia. 2011 Apr 1;165(4):865-76.
    • Hall FG, Hilker T, Coops NC. Data assimilation of photosynthetic light-use efficiency using multi-angular satellite data: I. Model formulation. Remote Sensing of Environment. 2012 Jun 1;121:301-8.
    • Hilker T, Hall FG, Tucker CJ, Coops NC, Black TA, Nichol CJ, Sellers PJ, Barr A, Hollinger DY, Munger JW. Data assimilation of photosynthetic light-use efficiency using multi-angular satellite data: II Model implementation and validation. Remote Sensing of Environment. 2012 Jun 1;121:287-300.

Flux data repository: ftp://daac.ornl.gov/data/fluxnet/fluxnet_canada/data/SK-OldAspen/