Bonanza Creek

Location

64° 47' 60" N, 148° 0' 0" W
Brief Site Description: 
Carbon in the Critical Zone: Biochemical Fluxes and Microbial Communities in a Moisture Gradient and Moisture Manipulation at the Bonanza Creek
Detailed Site Description: 

Carbon in the Critical Zone: Biogeochemical Fluxes and Microbial Communities in a Moisture Gradient and Moisture Manipulation at the Bonanza Creek LTER, Alaska. http://www.lter.uaf.edu/

Field Site Type: 
US affiliate
Registration: 
Registered
Network(s): 
LTER
USFS
Geology: 
unconsolidated materials
Soil Order: 
Alfisol
Inceptisol
Average Winter Temperature: 
-24°C
Study Start Date: 
Thursday, January 1, 1987 - 00:00
Mean Annual Precipitation: 
236millimeters / year
Average Annual Temperature: 
-3°C
Average Summer Temperature: 
16°C
Hydrology: Name: 
Tanana River
Hydrology: Surface water stream order: 
Unknown
Hydrology: Surface water - Stream Flow Performance: 
Perennial
Hydrology: Groundwater: 
Arrangment of Aquifer Components - Single, dominant unconfined aquifer
Land Cover: 
Deciduous Forest
Evergreen Forest
Grassland/Herbaceous
Climate: 
Boreal
Sub-Climate: 
Dry
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