Argonne Experimental Forest

Location

45° 45' 0" N, 89° 0' 0" W
Brief Site Description: 
Argonne Experimental Forest
Detailed Site Description: 

Climate - Average annual temperature of 5 °C. Average annual rainfall is 813 mm Snowfall averages 1,524 mm per year. growing season averages about 100 days.

Soils - Iron River loam, Carbondale peat, and Tawas sand.

Vegetation  Iron River loam = northern hardwoods dominated by sugar maple, yellow birch, basswood, and hemlock.  The Carbondale peat = mixed lowland conifers, black spruce  and tamarack. Tawas sand = Jack and red pine, quaking aspen, and paper birch Most stands = second-growth and even-aged

Research - since 1947 management of 2nd  growth forests

Facilities - field station w/o water, heat or bathroom

http://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/ef/locations/wi/argonne/

Field Site Type: 
US affiliate
Registration: 
Unregistered
Network(s): 
USFS
Geology: 
other igneous
meta-igneous
Soil Order: 
Histosol
Spodosol
Study Start Date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 1947 - 00:00
Mean Annual Precipitation: 
813millimeters / year
Average Annual Temperature: 
5°C
Hydrology: Name: 
n/a
Hydrology: Surface water stream order: 
Unknown
Hydrology: Surface water - Stream Flow Performance: 
Unknown
Hydrology: Groundwater: 
Unknown
Land Cover: 
Mixed Forest
Climate: 
Temperate
Sub-Climate: 
Humid