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BOREAS TE-12 Incoming PAR Through the Forest Canopy Data

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Data setBOREAS TE-12 Incoming PAR Through the Forest Canopy Data
Release date1999-12-17
ProjectBoreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study
Time Period1996-07-04


Contains measurements of average incoming PAR through the forest canopy by TE-12.


Data set reference document


Mesarch, M.A., and E.A. Walter-Shea. 1999. BOREAS TE-12 Incoming PAR Through the Forest Canopy Data. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
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Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study: The Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study was a large-scale international interdisciplinary experiment in the boreal forests of central Canada. Its focus was improving our understanding of the exchanges of radiative energy, sensible heat, water, CO2 and trace gases between the boreal forest and the lower atmosphere. A primary objective of BOREAS was to collect the data needed to improve computer simulation models of the important processes controlling these exchanges so that scientists can anticipate the effects of global change, principally altered temperature and precipitation patterns, on the biome.

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Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study has 3 available companion files.
  • two_d_ref.txt
  • site_ref.txt

Companion Files

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  • TE12_Canopy_PAR.txt
  • TE12_Canopy_PAR.pdf
  • te12parc.def
  • TE12_Canopy_PAR.doc

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
te12_canopy_par.dat 2.6 MB 1996-07-04 - 1996-07-25

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