BOREAS in 1997: Experiment overview, scientific results, and future directions
Article first published online: 21 SEP 2012
Copyright 1997 by the American Geophysical Union.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012)
Volume 102, Issue D24, pages 28731–28769, 26 December 1997
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1997), BOREAS in 1997: Experiment overview, scientific results, and future directions, J. Geophys. Res., 102(D24), 28731–28769, doi:10.1029/97JD03300., et al. (
- Issue published online: 21 SEP 2012
- Article first published online: 21 SEP 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 17 NOV 1997
- Manuscript Received: 10 SEP 1997
The goal of the Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study (BOREAS) is to improve our understanding of the interactions between the boreal forest biome and the atmosphere in order to clarify their roles in global change. This overview paper describes the science background and motivations for BOREAS and the experimental design and operations of the BOREAS 1994 and BOREAS 1996 field years. The findings of the 83 papers in this journal special issue are reviewed. In section 7, important scientific results of the project to date are summarized and future research directions are identified.