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Sampling Site GCE_Flux (GCE Flux Tower Marsh)

Site Description  

Name: GCE Flux Tower Marsh

Location: Sapelo Island, Georgia

Description: Spartina alterniflora marsh on western Sapelo Island where the GCE-LTER Eddy Covariance Flux Tower is sited, bounded by the Duplin River and Barn Creek

Access Information: By boat (Ownership: Georgia DNR)

Vegetation: Dominated by Spartina alterniflora

Fauna:  Littoraria irrorata and Prokelisia marginata are abundant, and grasshoppers are frequently observed

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Site Geographic Description

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Rectangular Bounding Box Coordinates:

Corner Latitude, Longitude (deg)

Southwest
Northwest
Northeast
Southeast

31.436700, -81.288627
31.456590, -81.288627
31.456590, -81.272563
31.436700, -81.272563

Polygon Area:  187.37 hectares

Polygon Center:  31.445437, -81.280782

Polygon Coordinates:

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959 and OCE-1237140. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.