Monitoring Sites - Scott Farm

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Site Description

The Scott Farm flux station is located on Scott Farm, a research farm run by Dairy NZ external link. Scott Farm is situated 7km northeast of Hamilton in the Waikato region on the North Island of New Zealand (GPS coordinates: -37.46, 175.22).

Mean annual temperature and rainfall at a nearby climate station are 13.8°C and 1126mm, respectively. Predominant soil type of the study site is the Matangi silt loam (Typic Orthic Gley Soil). Pastures in all paddocks within the flux footprint are predominantly comprised of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perene) and white clover (Trifolium repens).

Scott Farm is a dairy farm, with paddocks grazed intensively year-round.


 
Modified: 02/21/2018