Fuji Hokuroku Flux Observation Site - Japan
Fuji Hokuroku Flux Observation Site
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.
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
This site purpose is to conduct integrated monitoring research on forest ecosystem such as carbon cycle as a part of global environmental monitoring.
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