BVET- Cameroon

Location

3° 9' 57.6" N, 11° 49' 48" E
Brief Site Description: 
Nested watersheds in humid tropical forest.
Detailed Site Description: 

The Observatory for Environment Research « Experimental Tropical Watersheds » (SO BVET) is INSU-labeled. It is a monitoring tool that aims to increase our knowledge regarding the continental water and biogeochemical cycles and the dynamics of weathering processes in tropical environments. It is also dedicated to the study of anthropogenic impacts on the natural environment. These goals are achieve by the combined use of hydrological, geophysical, mineralogical, geochemical methods and modeling.

http://bvet.obs-mip.fr/en/stations/cameroon

Field Site Type: 
International CZO
Registration: 
Unregistered
Network(s): 
CRITEX
RBV
Geology: 
igneous-felsic intrusive
Soil Order: 
Unknown
Study Start Date: 
Saturday, January 1, 1994 - 00:00
Mean Annual Precipitation: 
1 600millimeters / year
Average Annual Temperature: 
25°C
Hydrology: Surface water stream order: 
Unknown
Hydrology: Surface water - Stream Flow Performance: 
Unknown
Hydrology: Groundwater: 
Unknown
Land Cover: 
Mixed Forest
Climate: 
Unknown
Sub-Climate: 
Unknown
Group visibility: 
Public - accessible to all site users