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Site Information: North Wyke

Sponsoring organisation(s)

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (through Rothamsted Research)

Network(s) this site belongs to
UK Environmental Change Network
UK Environmental Change Biodiversity Network

Site characteristics

Min Altitude 120m

Site boundaries are indicated with a black line.
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Max Altitude 180m
Area of Site 250ha
Mean annual temperature* 10.1oC
Mean annual rainfall* 1063mm
* calculated from the ECN Data Centre database
Information held about this site
View a list of datasets collected at this site
View a list of publications about this site


A lowland grassland site typical of conditions in wetter, western Britain, with predominately impermeable clays of the Culm Measures. Current research at North Wyke is helping to address some of agriculture’s most pressing challenges, for example mitigating and adapting to climate change, protecting natural resources and sustaining the rural economy is grassland dominated regions.

© Rothamsted Research, North Wyke


Related links

  • This site is part of the COSMOS-UK network. COSMOS (the Cosmic-ray Soil Moisture Observing System UK), is a new network that will deliver real-time weather monitoring and field scale measurements of soil moisture across the United Kingdom.



Ms Deb Beaumont

Rothamsted Research
North Wyke, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 2SB

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