Inner Mongolia Research Station of Grassland Ecosystem - China

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Site Name: 

Inner Mongolia Research Station of Grassland Ecosystem

Short name : 

IMGERS

Country (Site Location): 

China

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General Site Description: 

The Inner Mongolia Grassland Ecosystem Station (IMGERS) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences is located in the Xilin River Basin, Inner Mongolia. It was established in 1979. This area is characterized by a typical temperate semiarid climate with a mean annual (1982-2012) precipitation of 297 mm and a mean annual temperature of 0.9°C. Growing season usually runs from late April to late September. The soil in this site is chestnut soil with relatively homogeneous physiochemical properties.

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General Characteristics, Purpose, History

Site Status: 

existing

Year Site Established: 

1979

Size : 

400.00ha

Purpose of Site : 

Study on structure, function and dynamics, as well as the managerial demonstration of sustainable temperate grassland ecosystem; biodiversity and global change.

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Latitude: 43.633300000000
Longitude: 116.700000000000