Gwangneung Deciduous forest

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

Site Name Gwangneung Deciduous forest
AsiaFlux Site Code GDK
Location Pochun, Gyeonggi Province, Republic of Korea
Position 37º 45' N, 127º 9' E
Elevation 260m a.s.l
Slope Dominant slopes 10~20º max. 51º
Terrain Type Mountainous area
Area 221 ha
Fetch 2000m X 1000m
Climate Temperate(snow - winter dry - hot summer(Dwa))
Mean annual air temperature 11.5ºC
Mean annual precipitation 1332mm
Vegetation Type Mixed deciduous/coniferous forest
Dominant Species (Overstory) Quercus sp. And Carpinus sp.(80-200 years old)
Dominant Species (Understory) Euonymus oxyphyllus and Cornus kousa
Canopy height 18m
Age 80~200
LAI Foliage Area Index, 1~6(±1), max in June
Soil type Silty loam
Observation Period
Measurement Period 2002 to present
Measurement Frequency continuous
Data Availability
2004, 2005, 2006, 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