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The station Nivolet (ICOS code IT-Niv) is an unmanaged subalpine grassland located in the Gran Paradiso National Park (GPNP, north-western Italy), a highly-protected, closed hydrological basin part of the European LTER network. The coordinates in the WGS 84 system are Latitude 45.49091 ?N and Longitude 7.13943 ?E, the elevation is 2750 meters above sea level, the UTC offset is +01. The site is marked by the following climate characteristics: Mean Annual Temperature 2.7 ?C, Mean Annual Precipitation 1138.7 mm, the average number of days per year that the site is covered by snow is 214.65. The site is covered with Alpine pasture, with typical high-altitude species among the dominant species. The vegetation undergoes a fast phenological change during the summer months from mid-late June to October.
2.7 °C
1138.7 mm

Current staff

Name Role (ICOS vocabulary) Start date
Ilaria Baneschi Administrator 2021-08-17
Mariasilvia Giamberini Data Manager 2021-08-17
Antonello Provenzale Principal Investigator 2021-08-17
Brunella Raco Researcher 2021-08-17
Gianna Vivaldo Researcher 2021-08-17


45.49091, 7.13943
2750 m
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