Furka region, Switzerland

Research station at Furka pass, Switzerland
Research station at Furka pass, Switzerland
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Research station at Furka pass, Switzerland
Research station at Furka pass, Switzerland

Operator: Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Switzerland
Location: Furka pass, near Alpine Research Station ALPFOR, 46.5765°N, 8.42143°E
Altitude: 2100-3000m asl
Established: 2008
Climate zone: Alpine
Ecosystem type: Alpine grassland (pasture, meadow), shrubland

Variables measured
Air temperature
Precipitation
Soil temperature
Soil moisture
Solar radiation
Snow depth
Duration of snow cover
Vegetation phenology
LAI
Soil nutrients

Contact: Erika Hiltbrunner

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