BOREAS RSS-08 BIOME-BGC MODEL SIMULATIONS AT TOWER FLUX SITES IN 1994
Entry ID: BOREAS_BIOMEBGC

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Summary
Abstract: BIOME-BGC is a general ecosystem process model designed to simulate biogeochemical and hydrologic processes across multiple scales (Running and Hunt, 1993). In this investigation, BIOME-BGC was used to estimate daily water and carbon budgets for the BOREAS tower flux sites for 1994. Carbon variables estimated by the model include gross primary production (i.e., net photosynthesis), maintenance and heterotrophic respiration, net primary production, and net ecosystem carbon exchange. Hydrologic variables estimated by the model include snowcover, evaporation, transpiration, evapotranspiration, soil moisture, and outflow. The information provided by the investigation includes input initialization and model output files for various sites in tabular ASCII format.

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 55.9 S: 53.63  E: -98.29  W: -106.2

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: KIMBALL, J.S.
Dataset Title: BOREAS RSS-08 BIOME-BGC MODEL SIMULATIONS AT TOWER FLUX SITES IN 1994
Dataset Release Date: 1999
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center
Data Presentation Form: Online Files
Dataset DOI: doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/295
Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/send/query?term2=295&term2attribut...


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-12-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > SASKATCHEWAN
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > MANITOBA


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >EVAPORATION    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >EVAPOTRANSPIRATION    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONS >PHOTOSYNTHESIS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONS >PRIMARY PRODUCTION    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONS >RESPIRATION RATE    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >SOILS >SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
BIOTA
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Project
BOREAS >The Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study    [Information]
EOSDIS >Earth Observing System Data Information System    [Information]
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]
CWIC >CEOS WGISS Integrated Catalog    [Information]


Keywords
NPP
WATER
CARBON
MODELING
HYDROLOGY
BIOME-BGC
TOWER SITES
PRODUCTIVITY


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
THE OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY (ORNL) DISTRIBUTED ACTIVE ARCHIVE CENTER (DAAC)    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://daac.ornl.gov/
Dataset ID: 295

Data Center Personnel
Name: ORNL DAAC USER SERVICES OFFICE
Phone: (865) 574-7447
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
Contact Address:
ORNL DAAC User Services Office
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
Country: USA


Personnel
JOHN S. KIMBALL
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: johnk at ntsg.umt.edu
Contact Address:
NTSG School of Forestry
University of Montana
City: Missoula
Province or State: MT
Postal Code: 59812
Country: USA


ORNL DAAC USER SERVICES OFFICE
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (865) 574-7447
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
Contact Address:
ORNL DAAC User Services Office
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-01-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-20

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