Asa Field-research Infrastructure (LTER) - Sweden

Basic Information
Site Name
Asa Field-research Infrastructure (LTER)
Short name
Asa (LTER)
Country
Sweden
Site Manager
Site Description
The Asa LTER site consists of 5 subsites; the Asa Experimental Forest, the Asa Experimental Production Forest, the FutMon-sites Sandbäcken and Ängavägen, and the IM site Aneboda. The Asa LTER site is situated in the nemo-boreal forest in south-central Sweden. It consists of five areas, integrated both geographically and thematically. The Asa Research Station has on-site permanent staff responsible for research and monitoring activities. Field laboratories and modern equipment are available as well as offices, lecture/meeting rooms, working rooms and lodging nearby.
Last modified
2020-03-02 04:03:09
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
existing
Year Established
1988
Purpose
The purpose of the site is to be a platform for ecological and forestry research and monitoring. It provides an infrastructure that facilitates the research and monitoring activities and also provides background information, eg. forest description, weather data, soil and bedrock characteristics and historic land use.
Photos
not defined
not defined
not defined
not defined
Phenology studies of trees and plants
Small catchments are monitored
Remote phenology monitoring with drones
Drone image of the Nybygget flux tower
Geographic
Size
2700.00ha
Elevation (average)
200.00msl
Elevation (min)
165.00msl
Elevation (max)
285.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
LTER Sweden (LTER_EU_SE_011)This site is a verified "LTER Sweden" member.
Download

Site information [.json]

Centroid coordinates [.shp] [.kml]
Bounding Box [.shp] [.kml]
Boundaries [.shp] [.kml]