General Site Information
Site_name:KBS Lux Arbor Reserve Prairie
Tower_team:PI: G. Philip Robertson - - Michigan State University
PI: Jiquan Chen - - Michigan State University
FluxContact: Michael Abraha - - Michigan State University
IGBP:GRA (Grasslands)
Climate_Koeppen:Dfa (Humid Continental: humid with severe winter, no dry season, hot summer)
Mean Annual Temp (degrees C):9.9
Mean Annual Precip. (mm):1027
Years Of Data Available:Ameriflux: 0 (Duration: - )
FLUXNET: 0 (Duration: - )
Description:The site was under conventional corn/soybean rotation row crop agriculture for decades before conversion. The site was converted to no-till soybean in 2009 and to perennial native prairie from 2010 onwards. Starting from 2011, the prairie is harvested every autumn/fall.
Acknowledgment:Supported by DOE (DE-FC02-07ER64494, DE-AC05-76RL01830) & NSF-LTER (DEB 1027253)
Site image(s):No images submitted.
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Papers relevant to understanding the site
Zenone, T., Gelfand, I., Chen, J., Hamilton, S.K. & Robertson, G.P. (2013). From set-aside grassland to annual and perennial cellulosic biofuel crops: Effects of land use change on carbon balance. Agric. For. Meteorol., 182-183, 1–12.Primary_Citation
Abraha, M., Chen, J., Chu, H., Zenone, T., John, R., Su, Y.-J., et al. (2015). Evapotranspiration of annual and perennial biofuel crops in a variable climate. GCB Bioenergy, doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12239.Primary_Citation

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