Sodankylä forest (ICOS tower)

Sodankylä forest ICOS tower. Photo:

Coordinates: N67°21.708', E26°38.29' Altitude (m.a.s.l): 179 Ecosystem type: Scots pine forest; Uliginosum-Vaccinium-Empetrum (UVET) type Networks: ICOS Class I ecosystem site (https://www.icos-finland.fi/), CryoNet station of GCW Station web-page (Sodankylä Arctic Research Centre)

Observations

  • CO₂ flux (EC at 22.5 m since 09/2018)

  • CO₂ and CH₄ concentration (1, 3, 7, 10, 14, 19, 25 since 10/2018)

  • T and RH (1, 3, 7, 10, 14, 19, 25 since 10/2018)

  • CO₂ flux (automatic chamber, forest floor since 5/2020, growing season)

  • Supporting environmental data: Air temperature + humidity, soil temperature, soil heat flux, soil moisture, PPFD, global radiation, albedo, net radiation, boundary layer Doppler-lidar.

Climatology

Climate data point: FMISID: 101932, WMO: 02836 Average temperature (°C): -0.4 Annual precipitation (mm): 527 Average snow depth at mid-March (cm): 75 Median snow cover start date: Sep 26 Median snow cover end date: May 14

Environment

Vegetation type: Pinus sylvestris; forest floor: e.g. lichens, mosses and small shrubs Mean vegetation height (m): 12 Max projected LAI: 1.2 Soil type: Sandy Podzol Stand volume (m³ ha⁻¹): - Tree density (ha⁻¹): 2100 Tree age (years): 60-160

23.11.2022