TERN Mitchell Grass Rangeland SuperSite - Australia

Basic Information
Site Name
TERN Mitchell Grass Rangeland SuperSite
Short name
TERN MGRL SuperSite
Country
Australia
Site Manager
Keywords
CO2 fluxes
Site Description
Mitchell Grass Rangeland SuperSite is situated near Longreach in western Queensland in the Mitchell Grass Downs IBRA bioregion, that covers approximately 47 M ha (14% of Queensland and 6% of Australia). The mean annual precipitation is 444 mm. The nearest Bureau of Meteorology station (Longreach Aero 036031) is approximately 10 km away. The black vertosol soil supports sheep and beef cattle grazing in the area. The SuperSite is located at the Longreach Pastoral College (previously the Queensland Department of Primary Industries Rosebank Research Station) with a history of CSIRO research sites in the area.
Metadata Update Date
2019-07-02 16:10:44
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
existing
Year Established
2018
Purpose
Some of the research activity at this SuperSite will focus on the influence of long-term stocking densities on NPP, C exchange and evapotranspiration from the Mitchell grasslands.
History
The Mitchell Grass Rangeland SuperSite was established in 2018 and is located at the Longreach Pastoral College (previously the Queensland Department of Primary Industries Rosebank Research Station) with a history of CSIRO research sites in the area.
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Geographic
Size
2500.00ha
Elevation (average)
190.00msl
Elevation (min)
183.00msl
Elevation (max)
205.00msl
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