Fuji Hokuroku Flux Observation Site - Japan

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Site Name
Fuji Hokuroku Flux Observation Site
Short name
FHK
Country
Japan
Site Description
The Fuji Hokuroku Flux Observation Site (FHK) (35° 26'N, 138° 45'E, 1100m above sea level) is located in a mature larch forest of 55-60 years old at the foothills of Mt. Fuji. The micrometeorological, meteorological and biomass measurements were started in 2006. Active studies are now conducted for technological development of various gas flux measurement methods, including other greenhouse gases such as methane. The site is also used for ground measurement to validate satellite remote sensing data, various training programs, and joint investigations with Asian researchers.
Last modified
2020-06-29 10:06:03
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
2006
Purpose
This site purpose is to conduct integrated monitoring research on forest ecosystem such as carbon cycle as a part of global environmental monitoring.
Photos
View from tower

View from tower

View from forest floor

View from forest floor

Geographic
Size
150.00ha
Elevation (average)
1100.00msl
Elevation (min)
1050.00msl
Elevation (max)
1150.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
JaLTER (Japan) (LTER-EAP-JP-24)This site is a verified "JaLTER (Japan)" member.
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