Ore estuary (Orefjarden), Umea Marine Sciences Centre (LTER) - Sweden

Basic Information
Site Name
Ore estuary (Orefjarden), Umea Marine Sciences Centre (LTER)
Short name
Öre estuary
Country
Sweden
Site Manager
Operating Organisation
Site Description
Umeå Marine Sciences Centre produces long term marine time series in the coastal and off-shore environments of the Gulf of Bothnia. The Ore estuary is proposed as the primary study area for the LTER initiative. This is a particularly intensively studied brackish water body with records back to the 1980´s. The estuary is 71.2 km^2 with an average depth of 10 m and maximum depth of 32 m. Salinity is between 1-3 g/kg. The Ore river discharge into the estuary and long term ecological time series i available also from the river. The watershed is dominated by boreal forest and mires.
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2020-06-29 10:06:43

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Geographic
Size
7117.20ha
Elevation (average)
0.00msl
Elevation (min)
0.00msl
Elevation (max)
20.00msl
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_009)This site is a verified "LTER Sweden" member.
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