Ohshirakawa Site(OSK), Gifu University

River Basin Research Center, Gifu University


Longtitude: 136°49′, Latitude: 36°09′, Altitude: 1330m
Forest area: 1 ha

Covering Fields

Carbon cycle

Field information

Ohshirakawa site (OSK) is located on the mid slope on Mt. Haku, Shirakawa, Gifu, Japan. This site has a seasonal cool-temparate climate. Annual mean air temperature at the site is 6.7 ℃, annual precipitation is about 3200 mm, distributed evenly throughout the year; snow depth is usually 3-4 m in winter (December-May).


Weather station, etc.

Contact Us

Adress: 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu, 501-1193, Japan
Contact person: Toshiyuki Ohtsuka: Professor
E-mail: toshi[at]green.gifu-u.ac.jp
Tel.: 058-3293-2065