Gwangneung Coniferous forest

The contents of this page are based on Principal Investigator's report dated 25 November 2011.

Site Name Gwangneung Coniferous forest
AsiaFlux Site Code GCK
Location Pochun, Gyeonggi Province, Republic of Korea
Position 37�� 44'54.7" N, 127��09'46.6" E
Elevation 128 m a.s.l
Slope Dominant slopes 0~20��
Terrain Type Mountainous area (relatively flat)
Area 221 ha
Fetch 400m X 200m
Climate Temperate(snow - winter dry - hot summer(Dwa))
Mean annual air temperature 11.5��C
Mean annual precipitation 1332mm
Vegetation Type Coniferous forest
Dominant Species (Overstory) Abies holophylla
Dominant Species (Understory) Cornus controversa and Morus alba
Canopy height 23m
Age 80-200 years old
LAI 4 to 8 (��1), max at June
Soil type Sandy Loam
Observation Period
Measurement Period 2006 to present
Measurement Frequency continuous
Data Availability
2007 and 2008
Contact Address
Joon Kim(joon@snu.ac.kr)
Department of Landscape Architecture & Rural Systems Engineering, Seoul National University
Complex Systems Science Laboratory, Bld.36/Rm.108, Seoul National
University, 1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 151-742, Korea
Phone : +82-2-880-4663 Fax : +82-2-365-5163