Site Name: ivotuk

Location: Ivotuk, Alaska
  • Lat: 68.4829
  • Lon: -155.7517
  • Elev(m): 600
  • Group: PhenoCam
  • Camera Description: Stardot NetCam
  • Camera Orientation: E
  • Site Contacts:
    • Donatella Zona <dzona AT mail DOT sdsu DOT edu>
    • Walt Oechel <woechel AT mail DOT sdsu DOT edu>
  • UTC Offset: -9
  • Site Type: II
  • Site Meteorology: True
  • MAT_site: None
  • MAP_site: None
  • MAT_daymet: -8.85
  • MAP_daymet: 271.0
  • MAT_worldclim: -11.7
  • MAP_worldclim: 240.0
  • Flux Data: True
  • Flux Networks: FLUXNET
  • Flux Sitenames: US-Ivo
  • dominant_species: mossy-acidic tussock tundra, also dominated by E. vaginatum, with inter-tussock areas consisting of mostly Sphagnum sp. moss with a variety of evergreen and deciduous dwarf shrubs such as R. chamaemorus and L. palustre. The wet meadow consisted mostly of tall C. aquatilis above dwarf deciduous shrubs Salix pulchra and Betula nana, with an abundant Sphagnum sp. moss cover.
  • primary_veg_type: TN
  • secondary_veg_type:
  • north_america_ecoregion: 2
  • wwf_biome: 11
  • koeppen_geiger: ET
  • landcover_igbp: 7
  • site_notes:

  • site_acknowledgements:

    This research was funded by the Division of Polar Programs of the National Science Foundation (NSF) (Award # 0421588 and # 1204263); Carbon in Arctic Reservoirs Vulnerability, Experiment (CARVE), an Earth Ventures (EV-1) investigation, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; and Department of Energy (DOE) Grant DE-SC005160. Logistical support was funded by the NSF Division of Polar Programs. We thank the CH2M HILL Polar Field Service, Inc. for logistical support for installing and maintaining the NetCam. We also thank the Global Change Research Group at San Diego State University, and Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation (UIC) for help in the data collection, and support during the experiment.

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