Red Pine Upland / Cedar-Alder Sphagnum Wetland Micromet Station

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Station and understory vegetation
Overstory vegetation 
Adjacent cedar-alder-sphagnum wetland
Wetland sensors

Location:  45° 56.53' N, 90° 16.09' W  (click here for topo map)
Elevation:  approx. 470 m above sea level
Annual Average Precipitation/Snowfall (Park Falls, 1961-1990):  81.8 / 126.2 cm
Annual Average Temperature (Park Falls, 1961-1990):  4.8°C
Species Composition:  Red pine upland / Cedar-alder-sphagnum wetland
Soils:  Outwash sand (click here for profile description)
Established:  23 September 1997


    CSI Tripod (2 m)
    CSI CR10X datalogger, 1 Mb extended memory
    CSI AM416 multiplexer
    Type T thermocouples (soil/tree temperatures)
    CSI 10TCRXTCR Thermocouple reference thermistor
    CSI CS615 Soil water content reflectometer probes
    LI-COR Quantum sensor (PAR)
    Gill 12102 3-cup anemometer
    Vaisale HMP45C Temperature/Relative humidity probe
    Omega PX242-005G water depth pressure transducer
    Solarex VLX-53 solar panel and 12VDC deep cycle battery

Sampling Frequencies:
    1 second - PAR
    10 seconds - meteorological measurements (air T/RH, wind speed/direction)
    10 minutes - soil and other measurements

Data Output:  10 minute averages

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 Page by Bruce Cook. Please send comments or questions to Kelly Cherrey