Climate Data

FLUXNET: MTE (Multi-Tree Ensemble)

Global, spatially and temporally explicit estimates of carbon and water fluxes derived from empirical up-scaling eddy covariance measurements would constitute a new and possibly powerful data stream to study the variability of the global terrestrial carbon and water cycle. Jung et al (2009)

Key Strengths:

  • Global coverage at spatial resolution comparable to global climate models. Includes uncertainty estimates.

Key Limitations:

  • Upscaling is still hampered by a variety of challenges such as limited ability to account for effects of disturbance and/or site history, and lagged environmental effects (Jung et al. 2011)

Years of Record

1982/01 to 2007/12
temporal metadataID:

Formats

Timestep

Monthly

Domain

Spatial Resolution

0.5x0.5

Ocean or Land

Land Only

Missing Data Flag

missing data present

Vertical Levels

Earth system components and main variables

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National Center for Atmospheric Research Staff (Eds). Last modified 16 Dec 2013. "The Climate Data Guide: FLUXNET: MTE (Multi-Tree Ensemble)." Retrieved from https://climatedataguide.ucar.edu/climate-data/fluxnet-mte-multi-tree-ensemble.

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