MMF: Moshiri Mixd Forest Site

General site detail (Updated 13 June 2007)
 Site name
 Moshiri Mixd Forest Site
 AsiaFlux site code
 Location Moshiri, Hokkaido, Japan
 Position 44º 19' 19" N, 142º 15' 41" E
 Elevation 340 m above sea level
 Slope vally
 Terrain type
 Area -
 Fetch 1 km
 Climate Cool temperate
 Mean annual air temperature
 Mean annual precipitation
 Vegetation type
 Mixed forest
 Domestic species (Overstory)
 Dominant species (Understory)
 Canopy height
 25 m
 Age -
 LAI 3.44 m2 m-2 (PAI) in the foliated season
 Soil type

Eddy Covariance method (CO2)
 System Open-path system 
 Wind speed 
 Ultrasonic anemometer (R3-50, Gill Instruments, UK)
 Air temperature
 Ultrasonic anemometer (R3-50, Gill Instruments, UK)
 Water vapor
 Open-path (LI-7500, LI-COR, USA), 
 CO2 Open-path (LI-7500, LI-COR, USA), 
 Measurement height
 31.6 m
 Sampling frequency
 Averaging time
 Data logger
 Data storage
 Original data

 Observation items
  Levels/ Depth
 Global solar radiation(incoming)
 30 m CNR1 (Kipp and Zonen, Netherland)
 Global solar 
radiation (outgoing)
 30 m CNR1 (Kipp and Zonen, Netherland)
 Long-wave radiation(incoming) 
 30 m CNR1 (Kipp and Zonen, Netherland)
  Long-wave radiation(outgoing) 30 m CNR1 (Kipp and Zonen, Netherland)
 Net radiation
 PPFD (incoming)
  30 m Li-190 (LICOR, USA)
 PPFD (outgoing)
 Direct / diffuse radiation
 Direct / diffuse PPFD
 Air temperature
 30m (- Aug.02, 2004)
 31.6m (Aug.05, 2004- )
 HMP45D, VAISALA, Finland
 Humidity 30m (- Aug.02, 2004)
 31.6m (Aug.05, 2004- ) 
 HMP45D, VAISALA, Finland
 Soil temperature
 0.05, 0.15, 0.30  m C-PT100 (Climatec, Japan)
 Soil heat flux
 0.05 m  (average of 3  points) PHF-01 (REBS Inc., USA)
 Soil water 
 0.05, 0.15,  0.30m CS-616 (Campbell Sci., USA)
 Wind speed
 30m (- Aug.02,  2004)
 31.6m (Aug.05,  2004- )
 010C (MetOne, USA)
 Wind direction
30m (- Aug.02, 2004)
 31.6m (Aug.05, 2004- )
 5103 (R.M.Young, USA)
 Precipitation -
 Soil respiration
 Photosynthesis -
 Ecological investigation
Observation Period and data Availability
 Measurement Period
  from August 2003 -
 Measurement Frequency
 Data Availability
 2003-2005 in AsiaFlux DataBase ,
 Takeshi Ohta (takeshi [at]
 Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences,Nagoya University
 Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, 464-8601
 Tel & Fax : +81-052-789-4059
Tower, Solar energy system

 Research Fund
 Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) Core Research for  Evolutional Science and Technology (CREST) Program
 Effects of Rainfall Variability on Water Cycle and Ecosystem in  Tropical Rain Forest under Asian Monsoon Climate

 Field and modelling studies on the effect of forest devastation on  flooding and environmental issues]