Jones Ecological Research Center - JERC

Site Type

Relocatable Terrestrial


Georgia, D03, Southeast

Site Host

Private Owner

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NEON Sampling Boundaries
Tower Airshed Boundary
Tower Location

This map depicts the spatial layout of this field site. Please note that some locations may have moved over time due to logistics, safety and science requirements. This map was updated on July 19, 2018

Construction Status for this Site

Civil Construction Sensor Installation Field Sampling Data Status
Partially Available


This terrestrial relocatable field site is located in the Joseph Jones Ecological Research Center is an 11,000-hectare reserve located within the Lower Coastal Plains and Flatwoods areas in southern Georgia. 

Site history & management

The Jones site has been managed with low intensity, dormant-season prescribed fires for the past 75 years at a frequency of every 3-4 years. 


The dominant vegetation cover at Joseph Jones is a mix of Longleaf Pine (Pinus palustris Mill.), Oaks (various) and wiregrass (Aristida stricta Michx.); numerous species of other perennial grasses and forbs are also present. In addition, this site is interspersed with several species of oaks that change the natural fire frequency and fuel quality.

Related Links

Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center

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