Monitoring Sites - Collie

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Site Description

The Collie flux stationis was located approximately 10km southeast of Collie, near Perth, Western Australia (GPS coordinates: -33.420, 116.237; elevation 384m)

The flux tower site was located within an area of wandoo woodland. Elevation of the site was close to 384 m. Climate information came from the nearby Collie BoM AWS station 009628 (1899 to present) and shows mean annual precipitation was approximately 933 mm with highest rainfall in June and July of ~176 mm each month.

Maximum temperatures range from 30.5°C (in Jan) to 15.5°C (in July), while minimum temperatures range from 4.2°C (in July) to 13.2 °C (in Jan).

The instrument mast was 35m tall. Heat, water vapour, and carbon dioxide measurements were taken using the open-path eddy flux technique. Temperature, humidity, wind speed, wind direction, soil heat fluxes, soil temperature, and soil moisture content were also collected.

Modified: 7/10/21