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TimestampEmail Address
Name of site (and sub-site) - fill out form for each sub-site
Name of site leader(s)University
Date site was established
Does your site have OTC’s?
When were they established?
Site elevation
Latitude (WGS84 decimal degrees)
Longitude (WGS84 decimal degrees)
Is there grazing at your site?
Does your site collect climate data? If yes, what type?
Current or past data collection at your site:
Main genera in OTC plots:
Number of plots at your site (include OTC's control plots, etc.)
Number of graduate student theses based on ITEX sites
Have they been closed? If so, when?
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4/27/2018 2:45:01kari.klanderud@nmbu.noFinseKari Klanderud
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
June 2000Yes20001500 m aslYes
Air temperature, Precipitation, Done by climate station at Finse 1200 masl
Above ground plant traits, Flower counts, Plot photos, Soil moisture, Soil sampling, Vegetation analyses by sub plot frequencies and % cover
Dryas, Sedges, Grasses, Silene, Mosses/Lichens
40 OTCs 40 controls
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4/27/2018 2:52:40robert.bjork@gu.seLatnjajaure
Robert Bjork and Mats Bjorkman
University of Gothenburg
1990 (First full ITEX year 1993)
Yes1993, 1994, 1996981 m68.21N18.31EYes
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth, Precipitation, Cloud cover, Wind, globl radiation etc
Phenology, Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Herbivory, Flower counts, Plot photos, Fertilizer plots, Snowmelt dates, Soil moisture, Soil sampling
Dryas, Salix, Betula, Cassiope, Vaccinium, Sedges, Grasses, Rushes, Mosses/Lichens, many mosses and lichens determined to species of genera level
50 plots (in 5 plant communities)
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4/27/2018 3:08:17per.molgaard@sund.ku.dkDisko, Greenland Per MolgaardCopenhagen1989 (last visit 2013)No1992-410-1006951No
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth, Precipitation
Phenology, Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Herbivory, Flower counts
Salix, Papaver, Caterpillars on willow
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4/27/2018 3:58:06isj@hi.isAudluluheidi (Iceland)Ingibjorg Jonsdottir
University of Iceland and University Centre in Svalbard
1996Yes1996450Yes
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Precipitation, Total radiation, PAR
Phenology, Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Herbivory, Flower counts, Plot photos, Snowmelt dates, Soil moisture, Soil sampling
Dryas, Salix, Betula, Vaccinium, Sedges, Grasses, Rushes, Equisetum, Silene, Cerastium, Mosses/Lichens, Empetrum
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4/27/2018 5:19:54maca@prf.jcu.czBillefjordenPetr Macek
University of South Bohemia
2014Yes20157078.5Yes
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Precipitation, leaf temperatures
Phenology, Above ground plant traits, Below ground traits, Herbivory, Flower counts, Plot photos, Fertilizer plots, Snowmelt dates, Soil moisture, GIS data, Drones, Soil sampling
Dryas, Salix, Betula, Cassiope, Sedges, Grasses, Rushes, Saxifraga, Equisetum, Silene, Cerastium, Oxyria, Mosses/Lichens
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4/27/2018 5:57:57annika.hofgaard@nina.noKnutshø, DovreAnnika Hofgaard
Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA)
1998Yes19981050-115062o18' N09o37' EYes
No, two year of air and soil temperature data (ambient and OTC) at the start of site use
Above ground plant traits, Herbivory, Plot photos, plant cover (%)
Salix, Betula, Vaccinium, Sedges, Grasses, Rushes, Equisetum, Mosses/Lichens, Empetrum, Astragalus and a number of other dwarf shrubs and herbs
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4/27/2018 8:21:28andersm@bio.ku.dk
Paddus (mesic tree-line heath)
Anders Michelsen
University of Copenhagen
1989Yes198955068 19 N18 51 ENo
Air temperature, Soil temperature
Phenology, Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Below ground traits, Herbivory, Flower counts, Fertilizer plots, Soil moisture, Soil sampling
Dryas, Salix, Betula, Cassiope, Vaccinium, Sedges, Grasses, Equisetum, Silene, Mosses/Lichens
4815
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4/27/2018 8:26:44andersm@bio.ku.dk
Substrate (graminoid-rich heath)
Anders Michelsen
University of Copenhagen
2012Yes201256068 19 N18 50 EYes
Air temperature, Soil temperature
Phenology, Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Below ground traits, Fertilizer plots, Soil moisture, Soil sampling
Salix, Betula, Vaccinium, Sedges, Grasses, Rushes, Equisetum, Mosses/Lichens
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4/27/2018 8:30:05andersm@bio.ku.dkMulte (wet heath)Anders Michelsen
University of Copenhagen
1999Yes199943068 20 N18 49 ENo
Air temperature, Soil temperature
Phenology, Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Below ground traits, Fertilizer plots, Soil moisture, Soil sampling
Salix, Betula, Vaccinium, Sedges, Grasses, Rushes, Equisetum, Mosses/Lichens
3010
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4/27/2018 8:35:48andersm@bio.ku.dk
Forest (understory in open birch forest)
Anders Michelsen
University of Copenhagen
2009Yes200943068 20 N18 50 ENo
Air temperature, Soil temperature
Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Below ground traits, Soil moisture, Soil sampling
Vaccinium, Grasses, Mosses/Lichens
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4/27/2018 8:43:40andersm@bio.ku.dkZackenberg heathsAnders Michelsen
University of Copenhagen
2004Yes20043574 30 N21 00 WYes
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth, Precipitation
Point framing, Snowmelt dates, Soil moisture
Dryas, Salix, Cassiope, Vaccinium, Grasses, Mosses/Lichens
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4/27/2018 9:54:19gshaver@mbl.eduToolik, Alaska
Laura Gough, Ed Rastetter, Donie Bret-Harte
MBL Woods Hole, Univ Alaska, Towson Univ
1976No1976-2006730 m68 deg 38 min N149 deg 34 min WYes
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth, Precipitation, Cloud cover, PAR, radiation balance, uv
Phenology, Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Below ground traits, Herbivory, Flower counts, Plot photos, Snow fences, Snow addition and removal, Fertilizer plots, Snowmelt dates, Soil moisture, GIS data, Soil sampling, NPP GPP, bulk CNP stocks and turnover
Salix, Betula, Cassiope, Vaccinium, Sedges, Grasses, Rushes, Mosses/Lichens, NO OTCs--plastic greenhouses. 5 contrasting veg types
hundreds
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4/27/2018 13:06:41priscilla.muriel@gmail.com
Reserva Ecológica Antisana
Priscilla Muriel, Francisco Cuesta
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador
August 2013YesAugust 20134580 m0°28'1.50"S78° 9'43.00"WYes
Air temperature, Soil temperature, This 2018 we will install a station with precipitation, radiation (PAR), soil water content
Phenology, Above ground plant traits, Flower counts, Plot photos, Planned: soil sampling, herbivoy
Páramo (tropical alpine vegetation) species
25 control plots, 25 OTC plots (2013), 7 OTC+phenology plots and 7 corresponding control plots (2017)
3 undergraduate, 1 master student
running experiment
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4/29/2018 2:03:29michele.carbognani@unipr.itGavia Pass IMichele CarbognaniParma (Italy)2008Currently have20082700 m46.340410.4986No
Air temperature, Soil temperature
Phenology, Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Flower counts, Plot photos, Snowmelt dates, Soil moisture, litter decomposition
Salix, Cerastium, Mosses/Lichens, Veronica, Cardamine, Poa, Leucanthemopsis
204no
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4/29/2018 2:07:28alessandro.petraglia@unipr.itGavia Pass IIAlessandro PetragliaParma (Italy)2012Currently have20122700 m46.340410.4986No
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Precipitation, PAR
Phenology, Point framing, Flower counts, Snow addition and removal, Snowmelt dates, Soil moisture
Salix, Cerastium, Mosses/Lichens, Veronica, Cardamine, Poa, Leucathemopsis
1810no
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4/29/2018 22:19:11anne.tolvanen@luke.fiKilpisjärvi FinlandAnne Tolvanen
Natura Resources Institute Finland
01.06.1994Currently have1994670 m a.s.l.69.4N20.490EYes
Air temperature, Soil temperature
Point framing, Herbivory, Soil sampling
Salix, Betula, Vaccinium, Rushes, Mosses/Lichens
202running experiment
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4/30/2018 2:46:53ned.fetcher@wilkes.edu
Alaska Ecotypes Toolik Lake
Ned Fetcher, Jianwu (Jim) Tang, Michael Moody
Wilkes University, Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Texas - El Paso
2011, 2014Currently have24 in 2011, 48 in 2014763 m68.6293-149.5788No
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth, Precipitation
Phenology, Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Flower counts, Plot photos, GIS data, Drones, Phenocams (GoPros etc.), Transplant experiments
Salix, Betula, Vaccinium, Sedges, Mosses/Lichens
720
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4/30/2018 2:52:40ned.fetcher@wilkes.edu
Alaska Ecotypes Sagwon
Ned Fetcher, Jianwu (Jim) Tang, Michael Moody
Wilkes University, Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Texas - El Paso
2014Currently have201429769.4239-148.7No
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth, Precipitation
Phenology, Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Flower counts, Plot photos, Transplant experiments
Salix, Vaccinium, Sedges, Mosses/Lichens
480
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4/30/2018 2:58:08ned.fetcher@wilkes.edu
Alaska Ecotypes Coldfoot
Ned Fetcher, Jianwu (Jim) Tang, Michael Moody
Wilkes University, Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Texas - El Paso
2014Never had2014320 m67.2586-150.1698No
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth, Precipitation
Phenology, Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Flower counts, Plot photos, Transplant experiments
Salix, Betula, Vaccinium, Sedges, Mosses/Lichens
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4/30/2018 5:33:46jmay010@fiu.eduImnaviat Dry Heath
Jeremy May and Steven Oberbauer
Florida International University
2016Currently haveJune 2016927masl68 37' N149 18' WNoNoPoint framing, Plot photos, NDVI
Dryas, Salix, Betula, Cassiope, Vaccinium, Sedges, Grasses, Saxifraga, Mosses/Lichens
160No
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4/30/2018 5:37:33jmay010@fiu.eduImnavait Wet Acidic
Jeremy May and Steven Oberbauer
Florida International University
2016Currently haveJune 2016927 masl68 37' N149 18' WNoNoPoint framing, Plot photos, NDVI
Salix, Betula, Cassiope, Vaccinium, Sedges, Grasses, Saxifraga, Mosses/Lichens
160No
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5/3/2018 12:56:54karin_clark@gov.nt.ca
Tundra Ecosystem Research Station, Daring Lake
Karin Clark
Government of the Northwest Territories
1995Currently have
plots established 1995; OTCs in 2000
65 degrees 52 min N
111 degrees 32 mine W
Yes
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth, Precipitation, radiation, wind speed and direction
Phenology, Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Flower counts, Snowmelt dates
Salix, Betula, Vaccinium, Sedges, Saxifraga, oxytropis
91no
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5/3/2018 13:58:26isla.myers-smith@ed.ac.uk
Qikiqtaruk - Herschel Island
Isla Myers-Smith
University of Edinburgh, Yukon Parks
1999Never had19997069.6138.9Yes
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth, Precipitation
Phenology, Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Herbivory, Flower counts, Plot photos, Snowmelt dates, GIS data, Drones, Phenocams (GoPros etc.), Soil sampling, Shrub common garden
Dryas, Salix, Betula, Sedges, Grasses, Mosses/Lichens
124no
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5/3/2018 21:12:06jalatalo@qu.edu.qaLatnjajaureRobert BjörkGöteborg UniversityCurrently have1993-19951000Yes
Air temperature, Precipitation, Cloud cover
Phenology, Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Herbivory, Flower counts, Fertilizer plots, Snowmelt dates, Soil moisture, Soil sampling, soil fauna, soil parameters
Dryas, Salix, Betula, Cassiope, Vaccinium, Sedges, Grasses, Rushes, Saxifraga, Equisetum, Silene, Cerastium, Oxyria, Draba, Mosses/Lichens
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5/8/2018 0:27:30
nicoletta.cannone@uninsubria.it
Foscagno PassNicoletta CannoneInsubria2007Never had20072250-255046.04 N10.02No
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Precipitation, Snow depth and snow melting
Phenology, Above ground plant traits, Flower counts, Plot photos, Fertilizer plots, Snowmelt dates, GIS data, Vegetation data (composition and % coverage)
Salix, Vaccinium, Sedges, Grasses, Saxifraga, Silene, Cerastium, Oxyria, Mosses/Lichens
1000running experiment
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5/8/2018 0:30:43
nicoletta.cannone@uninsubria.it
Stelvio PassNicoletta CannoneInsubria2014Currently have2014270046.31 N10.25 ENo
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth, Precipitation, Snow melting dates
Phenology, Above ground plant traits, Flower counts, Plot photos, Snow fences, Fertilizer plots, Snowmelt dates, Soil moisture, GIS data, Soil sampling, Vegetation analyses (composition and % cover)
Salix, Sedges, Grasses, Mosses/Lichens
1202running experiment
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5/8/2018 2:17:03ellen.dorrepaal@umu.se
Abisko Torneträsk treeline
Ellen DorrepaalUmeå University2011Currently have2011570-775 maslN68°18'-N68°31E18°12'-E18°54'Yes
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth, Precipitation, Soil moisture
Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Soil moisture, Transplant experiments, Nutrients; (Transplanted) seedling survival; Experiment includes OTCs and moss removal treatments for vegetation dominated by three different moss species, across 8 sites along a precipitation gradient
Salix, Betula, Vaccinium, Sedges, Grasses, Mosses/Lichens, Empetrum; In general very variable, since the experiment includes 8 sites (one replicate per site) and 3 dominant moss species per site
961NA
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5/8/2018 2:27:10ellen.dorrepaal@umu.se
Arvidsjaur forest fire chronosequence
Ellen DorrepaalUmeå University2010Currently have2010424-522 maslN65°35'-N66°07'E17°15'-E19°26'Yes
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Soil moisture
Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Below ground traits, Soil moisture, Soil sampling, Transplant experiments, Soil nutrients; Nematodes; Microbial community (PLFA); (Transplanted) seedling survival; Litter decomposition; Experiment consists of OTC x moss removal x shrub removal (full factorial) across 10 sites with varying fire history in the northern boreal forest (Pine/Spruce/Birch), with one treatment replicate per site
Vaccinium, Mosses/Lichens, Empetrum
802NA
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5/8/2018 2:36:28ellen.dorrepaal@umu.seAlaska Ice CutEllen DorrepaalUmeå University2014Currently have
2014 (snow fences), 2016 (OTCs)
385 maslN69°048'W148°836'No
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth, Thaw depth; Soil moisture
Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Snow fences, Soil moisture, Drones, NDVI; Ecosystem Respiration; GPP
Salix, Betula, Vaccinium, Sedges, Mosses/Lichens, Ledum; Rubus
241NA
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5/14/2018 7:47:10andersm@bio.ku.dk
Disko (wet sedge tundra)
Anders Michelsen, Bo Elberling
University of Copenhagen
2013snowfences20138569 26 N53 47 WYes
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth, Precipitation, Cloud cover
Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Below ground traits, Snow fences, Snowmelt dates, Soil moisture, Drones, Soil sampling
Salix, Sedges, Rushes, Equisetum, Mosses/Lichens
485still running
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5/14/2018 7:50:05andersm@bio.ku.dk
Disko (mesic-dry heath tundra)
Anders Michelsen, Bo Elberling
University of Copenhagen
2012snowfences20129569 16 N53 27 WYes
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth, Precipitation, Cloud cover
Point framing, Above ground plant traits, Below ground traits, Snow fences, Soil moisture, Drones, Soil sampling
Dryas, Salix, Betula, Cassiope, Vaccinium, Sedges, Grasses, Mosses/Lichens
485still running
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5/17/2018 2:20:13nms@bios.au.dkZackenbergNiels Martin SchmidtAarhus University1996Currently have2007App. 55 m74.47427-20.52895Yes
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth, Precipitation, Cloud cover
Phenology, Point framing, Flower counts, Plot photos, Snowmelt dates, Soil moisture, Soil sampling
Salix, Cassiope, Vaccinium, Grasses, Mosses/Lichens
204No
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5/23/2018 3:40:08
friederike.gehrmann@helsinki.fi
Kilpisjärvi Finland IIFriederike GehrmannUniversity of Helsinki2014Never had201470069.044320.8033Yes
Air temperature, Soil temperature
Phenology, Snowmelt dates, Soil moisture, ecophysiology
Salix, Betula, Cassiope, Vaccinium, Saxifraga, Silene
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5/28/2018 2:09:20
nicoletta.cannone@uninsubria.it
Edmonson PointNicoletta CannoneUniversità dell'Insubria2014
Precipitation shields, nutrient additions, long-term monitoring without manipulations
20145-35 m74°19'S165°08'ENoSoil temperature
Point framing, Plot photos, Snow fences, Fertilizer plots, Snowmelt dates, Soil sampling, Vegetation coverage and floristic composition
Mosses/Lichens880ongoing
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5/28/2018 2:15:28
nicoletta.cannone@uninsubria.it
Finger PointNicoletta CannoneUniversità dell'Insubria2014
also precipitation shields, nutrient addition and long-term monitoring
201450 m77°00'S162°26'ENo
Air temperature, Soil temperature
Point framing, Plot photos, Snow fences, Fertilizer plots, Snowmelt dates, Soil sampling, vegetation coverage and floristic composition
Mosses/Lichens369ongoing experiment
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5/28/2018 2:18:51
nicoletta.cannone@uninsubria.it
Apostrophe IslandNicoletta CannoneUniversità dell'Insubria2014
precipitation shields, nutrient addition, long-term monitoring
201450 m73°31'S167°25'ENo
Air temperature, Soil temperature
Point framing, Plot photos, Snow fences, Fertilizer plots, Snowmelt dates, Soil sampling, vegetation coverage and floristic composition
Mosses/Lichens360ongoing
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5/28/2018 2:22:04
nicoletta.cannone@uninsubria.it
Tarn FlatNicoletta CannoneUniversità dell'Insubria2014
precipitation shields, snow fence, nutrient additions, long-term-monitoring
201420 m74°59'S162°37'ENoSoil temperature
Point framing, Plot photos, Snow fences, Fertilizer plots, Snowmelt dates, Soil sampling, vegetation coverage and floristic composition
Mosses/Lichens360ongoing experiment
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5/28/2018 2:24:39
nicoletta.cannone@uninsubria.it
Boulder ClayNicoletta CannoneUniversitò dell'Insubria2014
precipitation shields, snow fence, nutrient addition, long-term monitoring
2014150 m74°44'S164°01'ENo
Air temperature, Soil temperature, Snow depth
Point framing, Plot photos, Snow fences, Fertilizer plots, Snowmelt dates, Soil sampling, vegetation coverage and floristic composition
Mosses/Lichens360ongoing experiment
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5/31/2018 5:00:15rixen@slf.chVal BerclaChristian Rixen
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
1994Currently have1994250046.479.58Yes
Soil temperature, No climate station directly at site but in the general area
Phenology, Above ground plant traits, Herbivory, Plot photos, Abundance estimates
Salix, Sedges, Grasses, Saxifraga, Silene, Mosses/Lichens
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