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Flux measurements from the SRS-6 Tower, Shark River Slough, Everglades National Park, South Florida (FCE) from January 2004 to August 2005


At a Glance


Authors: Jordan Barr, Jose Fuentes, Joseph Zieman
Time period: 2004-01-01 to 2005-08-31
Package id: knb-lter-fce.1151.2
Dataset id: ST_PP_Barr_006

How to cite:
Barr, J., J. Fuentes, J. Zieman. 2011. Flux measurements from the SRS-6 Tower, Shark River Slough, Everglades National Park, South Florida (FCE) from January 2004 to August 2005. Environmental Data Initiative. https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/aec87311dc582fde9adf4a11a198e0aa. Dataset accessed 2020-08-08.

Geographic Coverage


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  • Dataset Creator(s)

    • Name: Dr. Jose Fuentes 
    • Position: Project PI
    • Organization: Florida Coastal Everglades LTER Program
    • Address: The Pennsylvania State University
      Department of Meteorology
      508 Walker Building
      University Park, PA 16802 USA
    • Phone: 814-863-1585
    • Email: jdfuentes@[si/edi
    • URL: http://micromet.psu.edu

    • Name: Dr. Joseph Zieman 
    • Position: Project Collaborator
    • Organization: Florida Coastal Everglades LTER Program
    • Address: Department of Environmental Sciences
      Clark Hall
      University of Virginia
      Charlottesville, VA 22903 USA
    • Phone: 434-924-0570
    • Fax: 434-924-7761
    • Email: jcz@virginia.edu
    • URL: http://www.evsc.virginia.edu/

  • Dataset Abstract
    Above canopy measurements of carbon dioxide fluxes and sensible and latent heating were obtained with an open path eddy covariance system positioned on the tower at 26-m. Additionally, measurements of solar irradiance, wind speed, air temperature and humidity were made every half hour.
  • Geographic Coverage
    Study Extent Description
    The Study Extent of this dataset includes the SRS6 research site, Shark River Slough, Everglades National Park, South Florida

    Bounding Coordinates
    Data were collected the SRS6 Tower, Shark River Slough, Everglades National Park, South Florida
    N: 25.365, S: 25.365, E: -81.078, W: -81.078

    Florida Coastal Everglades LTER Study Area: South Florida, Everglades National Park, and Florida Bay
    N: 25.761, S: 24.913, E: -80.490, W: -81.078

    FCE LTER Sites
    SRS6

    All Sites
    Geographic Description
    Bounding Coordinates
    FCE LTER Site SRS6
    N: 25.365, S: 25.365, E: -80.451, W: -80.451
  • Attributes
    • Data Table:   Flux measurements from the SRS-6 Tower, Shark River Slough, Everglades National Park, South Florida (FCE)
      Attribute Name:
      Date
      Attribute Label:
      Date
      Attribute Definition:
      Collection date
      Storage Type:
      datetime
      Measurement Scale:
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Time
      Attribute Label:
      Time
      Attribute Definition:
      Collection time
      Storage Type:
      ordinal
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: decimalHour
      Precision: 0.10
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Sensible_Heat_Flux
      Attribute Label:
      flux
      Attribute Definition:
      Sensible Heat Flux collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: wattsPerMeterSquared
      Precision: 0.10
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.0 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Latent_Heat _Flux
      Attribute Label:
      flux
      Attribute Definition:
      Latent Heat Flux collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: wattsPerMeterSquared
      Precision: 0.10
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.0 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      CO2_Flux
      Attribute Label:
      flux
      Attribute Definition:
      CO2 Flux collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: microMolesPerMetersSquaredPerSecond
      Precision: 0.10
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.0 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Friction_Velocity
      Attribute Label:
      velocity
      Attribute Definition:
      Friction_Velocity collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: metersPerSecond
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Ws
      Attribute Label:
      speed
      Attribute Definition:
      Wind Speed collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: metersPerSecond
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Wdir
      Attribute Label:
      direction
      Attribute Definition:
      Wind Direction collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: degree
      Precision: 0.10
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.0 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      AirTemp_1
      Attribute Label:
      temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      Air Temperature collected at 1.52 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      AirTemp_2
      Attribute Label:
      temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      Air Temperature at at 10.67 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      AirTemp_3
      Attribute Label:
      temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      Air Temperature collected at 15.24 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      AirTemp_4
      Attribute Label:
      temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      Air Temperature collected at 19.81 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      AirTemp_5
      Attribute Label:
      temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      Air Temperature collected at 26.52 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      AirTemp
      Attribute Label:
      temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      Air Temperature collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      RH
      Attribute Label:
      relative humidity
      Attribute Definition:
      Relative Humidity collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: percent
      Precision: 0.10
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.0 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      SH
      Attribute Label:
      specific humidity
      Attribute Definition:
      Specific Humidity collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: gramsPerKilogram
      Precision: 0.10
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.0 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Soil_Heat_Flux
      Attribute Label:
      flux
      Attribute Definition:
      Soil Heat Flux collected at -0.05 meters (below ground surface)
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: wattsPerMeterSquared
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      SoilTemp_1
      Attribute Label:
      temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      Soil Temperature collected at -0.02 meters (below ground surface)
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      SoilTemp_2
      Attribute Label:
      temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      Soil Temperature collected at -0.05 meters (below ground surface)
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      SoilTemp_3
      Attribute Label:
      temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      Soil Temperature collected at -0.10 meters (below ground surface)
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      SoilTemp_4
      Attribute Label:
      temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      Soil Temperature collected at -0.20 meters (below ground surface)
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Solar_Irradiance_Incident
      Attribute Label:
      irradiance
      Attribute Definition:
      Solar Irradiance Incident collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: wattsPerMeterSquared
      Precision: 0.10
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.0 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Solar_Irradiance_Reflected
      Attribute Label:
      irradiance
      Attribute Definition:
      Solar Irradiance Reflected collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: wattsPerMeterSquared
      Precision: 0.10
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.0 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Lin
      Attribute Label:
      irradiance
      Attribute Definition:
      incoming longwave collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: wattsPerMeterSquared
      Precision: 0.10
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.0 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Lout
      Attribute Label:
      irradiance
      Attribute Definition:
      outgoing longwave collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: wattsPerMeterSquared
      Precision: 0.10
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.0 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Tcav
      Attribute Label:
      temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      panel temperature collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Net_Irradiance
      Attribute Label:
      irradiance
      Attribute Definition:
      Net Irradiance collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: wattsPerMeterSquared
      Precision: 0.10
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.0 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Photosyn_Active_Irradiance_Incident
      Attribute Label:
      irradiance
      Attribute Definition:
      Photosynthetically Active Irradiance Incident collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: microMolesPerMetersSquaredPerSecond
      Precision: 0.10
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.0 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Photosyn_Active_Irradiance_Reflected
      Attribute Label:
      irradiance
      Attribute Definition:
      Photosynthetically Active Irradiance Reflected collected at 27 meters above ground surface
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: microMolesPerMetersSquaredPerSecond
      Precision: 0.10
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.0 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Stage
      Attribute Label:
      height
      Attribute Definition:
      stage
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: meter
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Salinity
      Attribute Label:
      mixing ratio
      Attribute Definition:
      salinity
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: PSU
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      DecimalDay
      Attribute Label:
      date
      Attribute Definition:
      decimal day, starting 1 Jan 2004
      Storage Type:
      calculation
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: serialDateNumberYear0000
      Precision: 0.00
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.0000 (Value will never be recorded )


  • Methods
    Sampling Description
    Fluxes are determined as half hour averages of 10 Hz covariance measurements of vertical wind speed and the scalar of interest (e.g. CO2).

    Method Step

    Description
    The eddy covariance method (Dennis Baldocchi at Cal Berkeley)

    Citation
    Baldocchi, D. D. 2003-06-25. Assessing the eddy covariance technique for evaluating carbon dioxide exchange rates of ecosystems: past, present and future. Global Change Biology, 9: 479-492.

    Instrumentation
    Flux tower and a listing of additional instrumentation can be found at http://www.people.virginia.edu/%7Ejf6s/pace/VFRFInstruments.html.

    Quality Control
    Dataset is inspected by PI for QA/QC; standard validation checks for negative numbers, graphs to detect potential outliers .
  • Distribution and Intellectual Rights
    Online distribution
    http://fcelter.fiu.edu/perl/public_data_download.pl?datasetid=ST_PP_Barr_006.txt
    Data Submission Date:  2009-02-26

    Intellectual Rights
    These data are classified as 'Type II' whereby original FCE LTER experimental data collected by individual FCE researchers to be released to restricted audiences according to terms specified by the owners of the data. Type II data are considered to be exceptional and should be rare in occurrence. The justification for exceptions must be well documented and approved by the lead PI and Site Data Manager. Some examples of Type II data restrictions may include: locations of rare or endangered species, data that are covered under prior licensing or copyright (e.g., SPOT satellite data), or covered by the Human Subjects Act, Student Dissertation data and those data related to the FCE LTER Program but not funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under LTER grant #DEB-9910514. Researchers that make use of Type II Data may be subject to additional restrictions to protect any applicable commercial or confidentiality interests. All publications based on this dataset must cite the data Contributor, the Florida Coastal Everglades Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program and that this material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation through the Florida Coastal Everglades Long-Term Ecological Research program under Cooperative Agreements #DEB-1237517, #DBI-0620409, and #DEB-9910514. Additionally, two copies of the manuscript must be submitted to the Florida Coastal Everglades LTER Program Office, LTER Program Manager, Florida International University, Southeast Environmental Research Center, OE 148, University Park, Miami, Florida 33199. For a complete description of the FCE LTER Data Access Policy and Data User Agreement, please go to FCE Data Management Policy at http://fcelter.fiu.edu/data/DataMgmt.pdf and LTER Network Data Access Policy at http://fcelter.fiu.edu/data/core/data_user_agreement/distribution_policy.html.

  • Keywords
    FCE, Florida Coastal Everglades LTER, ecological research, long-term monitoring, Everglades National Park, irradiance, fluxes, air temperature, air, water, processes, soil temperature, temperature, carbon assimilation, eddy covariance, land-atmosphere exchange processes, primary productivity, Shark River Slough, flux, solar irradiance, photosynthetically active irradiance, net irradiance
  • Dataset Contact
    • Position: Information Manager
    • Organization: LTER Network Office
    • Address: UNM Biology Department, MSC03-2020
      1 University of New Mexico
      Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001 USA
    • Phone: 505 277-2535
    • Fax: 505 277-2541
    • Email: tech-support@lternet.edu
    • URL: http://www.lternet.edu


    • Position: Information Manager
    • Organization: Florida Coastal Everglades LTER Program
    • Address: Florida International University
      University Park
      OE 148
      Miami, FL 33199 USA
    • Phone: 305-348-6054
    • Fax: 305-348-4096
    • Email: fcelter@fiu.edu
    • URL: http://fcelter.fiu.edu

  • Data Table and Format
    Data Table:  Flux measurements from the SRS-6 Tower, Shark River Slough, Everglades National Park, South Florida (FCE)

    Entity Name:
    ST_PP_Barr_006
    Entity Description:
    Flux measurements from the SRS-6 Tower, Shark River Slough, Everglades National Park, South Florida (FCE)
    Object Name:
    ST_PP_Barr_006
    Number of Header Lines:
    1
    Attribute Orientation:
    column
    Field Delimiter:
    ,
    Number of Records:
    29232