United States: Delaware: St Jones Reserve

Latitude: 39.0882
Longitude: -75.4372

St Jones Reserve
St Jones Reserve

  • Network: AmeriFlux (US-StJ)
  • 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:
    • Hydrologic event: Drainage, persistent flooding, or chronic flooding. Does not include storm events or irrigation
    • 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 2016
    • End date: Ongoing
  • Data collection period: Continuous operation: Variable collected continuously with the reported method.
  • Data scale: Landscape
  • 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), leaf pigment data.
  • Publications:
    • Vazquez-Lule AD & Vargas R (2021) Biophysical drivers of net ecosystem and methane exchange across phenological phases in a tidal salt marsh. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 300:108309
    • Trifunovic B, Vazquez-Lule A, Capooci M, Seyfferth AL, Moffat C, Vargas R (2020) Carbon dioxide and methane emissions from a temperate salt marsh tidal creek. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 125(8):e2019JG005558

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