Hainich (Thuringia, Germany)
Unmanaged old beech forest (National Park)
Eddy covariance measurements of CO2, H2O and energy fluxes
Wind speed, wind direction, air humidity, air temperature, radiation, soil moisture, soil temperature
Data coverage from 2000 till today
Joint operation with the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena
Micrometeorological measurements at Hainich forest site
Stand characteristics at Hainich forest site
Selected scientific papers
Knohl A, Schulze ED, Kolle O, Buchmann N (2003). Large carbon uptake by an unmanaged 250-year-old deciduous forest in central Germany. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 118, 151-167.
Knohl A, Søe ARB, Kutsch WL, Göckede M, Buchmann N (2008). Representative estimates of soil and ecosystem respiration in an old beech forest. Plant Soil 302, 189-202.
Kutsch WL, Bahn M, Rebmann C, Knohl A, Ziegler W, Schulze ED (2008). Advection and resulting CO2 exchange uncertainty in a tall forest in central Germany. Ecological Applications 18, 1391-1405.
Kutsch WL, Persson T, Schrumpf M, Moyano FE, Mund M, Andersson S, Schulze ED (2010). Heterotrophic soil respiration and soil carbon dynamics in the deciduous Hainich forest obtained by three approaches. Biogeochemistry 100, 167-183.
Mund M, Kutsch WL, Wirth C, Kahl T, Knohl A, Skomarkova MV, Schulze ED (2010). The influence of climate and fructification on the inter-annual variability of stem growth and net primary productivity in an old-growth, mixed beech forest. Tree Physiology 30, 689-704.