Sweden: Abisko-Stordalen

Latitude: 68.35
Longitude: 18.816667

Flux system at Abisko-Stordalen in spring
Flux system at Abisko-Stordalen in spring

  • Network: Unaffiliated
  • Principal investigator: Gus Shaver
  • Contact: Torbjorn Johansson
  • PI-affiliated institution: The Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts
  • Primary IGBP ecosystem type: Woody Savannas
  • Dominant plant functional type: Grass
  • Recent and historic disturbance and management events that may affect this site:
    • Temperature extreme: Heat wave or freeze
  • Flux data collection:
    • Start date: April 2005
    • End date: Ongoing
  • Flux methods:
    • Eddy covariance
  • Optical data collection:
    • Start date: July 2004
    • 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: ICOS measurements, N2O flux. Leaf temperature (air temperature), Precipitation
  • Publications
    • Rosswall T, Flower-Ellis JG, Johansson LG, Jonsson S, Rydén BE, Sonesson M. Stordalen (Abisko), Sweden. Ecol Bull Statens Naturvetensk Forsk. 1975.
    • Schubert P, Lagergren F, Aurela M, Christensen T, Grelle A, Heliasz M, Klemedtsson L, Lindroth A, Pilegaard K, Vesala T, Eklundh L. Modeling GPP in the Nordic forest landscape with MODIS time series data—Comparison with the MODIS GPP product. Remote Sensing of Environment. 2012 Nov 1;126:136-47.
    • Svensson T. Increasing ground temperatures at Abisko in Subarctic Sweden 1956-2006. Lunds universitets Naturgeografiska institution-Seminarieuppsatser. 2008.
    • Prieto-Blanco A, Disney M, Lewis P, Gómez-Dans J, Ganguly S. Satellite monitoring of disturbances in Arctic ecosystems. In2009 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2009 Jul 12 (Vol. 3, pp. III-585). IEEE.

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