MMF: Moshiri Mixd Forest Site

General site detail (Updated 13 June 2007)
 Site name
 Moshiri Mixd Forest Site
 AsiaFlux site code
 MMF
 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
 -

Observations
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
 

Meteorology
 Observation items
  Levels/ Depth
 Instrument 
 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 
 content 
 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)
 Barometric 
 pressure
 - 
 Precipitation -
 COconcentration
 - 
Other
 Soil respiration
 -
 Photosynthesis -
 Ecological investigation
 -
 
Observation Period and data Availability
 Measurement Period
  from August 2003 -
 Measurement Frequency
 Continuous
 Data Availability
 2003-2005 in AsiaFlux DataBase , http://www.agr.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~wecnof/index.html
Contact
 Takeshi Ohta (takeshi [at] agr.nagoya-u.ac.jp)
 Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences,Nagoya University
 Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, 464-8601
 Tel & Fax : +81-052-789-4059
 http://www.agr.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~wecnof/index.html
 Infrastructure
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]