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  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Climate Tower Network

Forest Service researchers have access to a series of flux towers throughout the country that enables them to study carbon cycling of forests and rangelands. Data from flux sites help test physiological models of carbon exchange and are critical to relating fluxes and remote sensing data. Companion physiological and ecological measurements enable partitioning carbon fluxes into plant and soil components and reveal mechanisms responsible for these fluxes.

Forest Service (and cooperator) Flux Towers Location
Baltimore Long-Term Ecosystem Study Maryland
Bartlett Experimental Forest New Hampshire
Cedar Bridge New Jersey
Fort Dix New Jersey
Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experimental Site Wyoming
Heritage Land Conservancy Pinyon Juniper Woodland New Mexico
Howland Research Forest Maine
Marcell Experimental Forest Minnesota
Niwot Ridge Long-Term Ecosystem Study Colorado
Santa Rita Mesquite Savanna Arizona
Silas Little Experimental Forest New Jersey
The Parker Tract (Weyerhaeuser) North Carolina