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United States: Delaware: St Jones Reserve

Latitude: 39.0882
Longitude: -75.4372

St Jones Reserve
St Jones Reserve

  • Network: AmeriFlux
  • Principal investigators: Rodrigo Vargas
  • PI-affiliated institution: University of Delaware
  • Primary IGBP ecosystem type: Permanent wetlands
  • Dominant plant functional type: Grass
  • 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: January 2015
    • End date: Ongoing
  • Flux methods:
    • Eddy Covariance
  • Optical data collection:
    • Start date: January 2015
    • End date: Unknown
  • Data collection period: Continuous operation: Variable collected continuously with the reported method.
  • Data scale: Stand
  • Collection methods: Tower
  • Types of data collected: Albedo (CNR 4 Net Radiometer - Kipp & Zonen), NDVI (Decagon SRS sensor), PAR (LI-190SA), PRI (Decagon SRS sensor), Relative Humidity (Vaisala), Webcam (RGB and IR images), Leaf pigment data (Apogee SI-111: Standard Field of View Infrared Radiometer Sensor), Species composition (Apogee CCM-200 plus: Chlorophyll Content Meter),
  • Publications:
    • Leorri E, Martin R, McLaughlin P. Holocene environmental and parasequence development of the St. Jones Estuary, Delaware (USA): Foraminiferal proxies of natural climatic and anthropogenic change. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 2006 Nov 14;241(3-4):590-607.
    • Petrakis S, Barba J, Bond-Lamberty B, Vargas R. Using greenhouse gas fluxes to define soil functional types. Plant and soil. 2018 Feb 1;423(1-2):285-94.
    • Hannun RA, Wolfe GM, Kawa SR, Hanisco TF, Newman PA, Alfieri JG, Barrick J, Clark KL, DiGangi JP, Diskin GS, King J. Spatial heterogeneity in CO2, CH4, and energy fluxes: insights from airborne eddy covariance measurements over the Mid-Atlantic region. Environmental Research Letters. 2020 Mar 6;15(3):035008.
    • Trifunovic B, Vázquez‐Lule A, Capooci M, Seyfferth AL, Moffat C, Vargas R. Carbon Dioxide and Methane Emissions From Temperate Salt Marsh Tidal Creek. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 2020 Aug;125(8):e2019JG005558.

External homepage: https://ameriflux.lbl.gov/sites/siteinfo/US-StJ