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The Sore site (ICOS code DK-Sor) was established in 1996 and it located in the forest Lille Bogeskov on the island of Zealand. The forest is privately owned by the foundation Soroe Akademi. The climate is temperate maritime, it is dominated by westerly winds and frequent passes of frontal systems. The forest is dominated by European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and the tree immediately around the station were planted in 1921. The main part of the surrounding forest consists of beech tree of varying age with small scattered stands of Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.) as well as single trees of other conifers such as European larch (Larix decidua Mill.). The soils are brown soil classified as either Alfisols or Mollisols, with a 10-40 cm deep organic layer.
9.0 °C
640.0 mm
114.0 W/m2

Current staff

Name Role (ICOS vocabulary) Start date
Andreas Ibrom Principal Investigator 2018-11-07
Flemming Møller Engineer 2018-11-07
Kim Pilegaard Researcher 2018-11-07
Erik Rønn Lange Administrator 2018-11-07
Jens Schaarup Sørensen Engineer 2018-11-07


55.48587, 11.644645
40 m
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