Taoyuan Agricultural Ecological Station

Location

28° 55' 0.0012" N, 111° 27' 0" E
Brief Site Description: 
Located in Taoyuan County, Hunan Province
Detailed Site Description: 

As a research base for agricultural and forestry ecosystems in red-earth hilly region, Taoyuan Station (111°27′E,28°55′N) was founded in 1978. This Station has been established with 6 long-term (over 16years) field experiments with various management regimes under paddy, upland and agro-forestry ecosystems, and facilities for monitoring runoff, nutrients and related environmental elements, and a parallel site for field observation and demonstration. It has been certified as a member of the Chinese Ecosystem Research Network (CERN) and the National Field Research Stations of China. It is also a national base for scientific activities of the teenagers. The Research fields of this station: changes and causes of regional agro-ecosystems and its environmental elements, structure and succession of the complex agro-ecosystem, and its relationship with productivity, mechanisms of ecological restoration and vegetation & soil coordination.

Affiliated institute: Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, CAS

Director : WANG Kairong

Field Site Type: 
International affiliate
Registration: 
Unregistered
Network(s): 
CERN
TBD
Study Start Date: 
Sunday, January 1, 1978 - 00:00
Hydrology: Surface water - Stream Flow Performance: 
Unknown
Hydrology: Groundwater: 
Unknown
Land Cover: 
Unknown
Climate: 
Unknown
Sub-Climate: 
Unknown
Group visibility: 
Public - accessible to all site users