The Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiments SiteAuthor(s): R. C. Musselman
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-249. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 94 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station
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DescriptionThe Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiment Site (GLEES), a 600 ha research watershed at 3200-3400 m elevation in the Snowy Range of SE Wyoming, has been established to examine the effects of atmospheric deposition on alpine and subalpine ecosystems. This document provides preliminary data on the landscape habitats, floristics, geology, soils, aquatics, atmospheric environment, hydrology, snow, and air quality conditions occurring at GLEES. Checklists of vascular plants and plankton, detailed soils descriptions, and maps of geology, soils, vegetation, and topography are provided.
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CitationMusselman, R. C., technical coordinator 1994. The Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiments Site. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-GTR-249. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 94 p.
KeywordsSnowy Range, wilderness, subalpine, krummholz, subalpine fir, Engelmann spruce, geology, floristics, landscape, soils, aquatics, atmosphere, meteorology, hydrology, snow, deposition, watershed, monitoring, air quality
- Using wind-deformed conifers to measure wind patterns in alpine transition at GLEES
- Air quality [Chapter 8]
- Aquatics [Chapter 6]
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