Olentangy River Wetland AmeriFlux site

AmeriFlux site US-Orv

The US-Orv flux site is hosted by the Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park, a long-term, large-scale aquatic research facility located along the northern edge of The Ohio State University’s Columbus campus. The 52-acre urban research site is situated adjacent to the Olentangy River and consists of two experimental wetland basins, an oxbow wetland, bottomland hardwood forest and a mesocosm compound.

The flux site is focused on quantifying and modeling of the green-house-gas budget of the wetland park, using eddy-covariance, chambers, soil and pore-water measurements of carbon and methane emission and uptake.

map of Olentangy River Wetland Research Park

Olentangy River Wetland AmeriFlux Tower (ORv)

Site summaries are available from LBL AmeriFlux, ORNL AmeriFlux, and ORNL FLUXNET

Tower instrumentation
40.0201° N
83.0183° W
elevation 221 m amsl