Lettosuo spruce plantation

Lettosuo spruce plantation. Photo: Tuomas Laurila

Coordinates: N60°38.653' E23°57.498' Altitude (m.a.s.l): - Ecosystem type: Young spruce (Picea abies) plantation on clear-cut (2016) drained peatland pine forest


  • CO₂-flux (EC at 3.2 m since 04/2016)

  • Supporting environmental data: Air temperature, soil temperatures, soil moistures, reflected global radiation, net radiation


Climate data point (Somero 8km): FMISID: 101128, WMO: 02949 Average temperature (°C): 5.3 Annual precipitation (mm): 640 Average snow depth at mid-March (cm): 28 Median period of snow cover: Dec 13 – Apr 8


Vegetation type: Spruce (Picea abies) young plantation (2017) and naturally growing young birch (Betula). Betula clearing in 2022. Mean vegetation height (m): 1 Max projected LAI: - Soil type: Peat; originally herb-rich tall sedge birch-pine fen Stand volume (m³ ha⁻¹): - Tree density (ha⁻¹): - Tree age (years): spruce seedlings planted in 2017