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US-Whs: Walnut Gulch Lucky Hills Shrub

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PI: Russ Scott russ.scott@ars.usda.gov - United States Department of Agriculture
Lat, Long: 31.7438, -110.0522
Elevation(m): 1370
Network Affiliations: AmeriFlux
Vegetation IGBP: OSH (Open Shrublands)
Climate Koeppen: Bsk (Steppe: warm winter)
Mean Annual Temp (°C): 17.6
Mean Annual Precip. (mm): 320
Flux Species Measured: CO2, H2O
Years Data Collected: AmeriFlux: 2007 - Present
Description:
A semiarid Chihuahuan Desert shrubland located in the USDA-ARS Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed (WGEW) surrounding the town of Tombstone, AZ. The site ...
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URL: https://www.ars.usda.gov/pacific-west-area/tucson-az/southwest-watershed-research
Research Topics: Desert shrubland carbon and water cycling, ET partitioning, soil respiration
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US-Whs: Walnut Gulch Lucky Hills Shrub

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ORNL DAAC. 2008. MODIS Collection 5 Fixed Sites Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1251

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US-Whs: Walnut Gulch Lucky Hills Shrub

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2010 Scott, R. L. (2010) Using Watershed Water Balance To Evaluate The Accuracy Of Eddy Covariance Evaporation Measurements For Three Semiarid Ecosystems, Agricultural And Forest Meteorology, 150(2), 219-225.
2007 Watts, C. J., Scott, R. L., Garatuza-Payan, J., Rodriguez, J. C., Prueger, J. H., Kustas, W. P., Douglas, M. (2007) Changes In Vegetation Condition And Surface Fluxes During NAME 2004, Journal Of Climate, 20(9), 1810-1820.
2015 Scott, R. L., Biederman, J. A., Hamerlynck, E. P., Barron-Gafford, G. A. (2015) The Carbon Balance Pivot Point Of Southwestern U.S. Semiarid Ecosystems: Insights From The 21st Century Drought, Journal Of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 120(12), 2612-2624.
2009 Moran, M., Scott, R., Keefer, T., Emmerich, W., Hernandez, M., Nearing, G., Paige, G., Cosh, M., O’Neill, P. (2009) Partitioning Evapotranspiration In Semiarid Grassland And Shrubland Ecosystems Using Time Series Of Soil Surface Temperature, Agricultural And Forest Meteorology, 149(1), 59-72.
2016 Biederman, J. A., Scott, R. L., Goulden, M. L., Vargas, R., Litvak, M. E., Kolb, T. E., Yepez, E. A., Oechel, W. C., Blanken, P. D., Bell, T. W., Garatuza-Payan, J., Maurer, G. E., Dore, S., Burns, S. P. (2016) Terrestrial Carbon Balance In A Drier World: The Effects Of Water Availability In Southwestern North America, Global Change Biology, 22(5), 1867-1879.
2013 Hamerlynck, E. P., Scott, R. L., Sánchez-Cañete, E. P., Barron-Gafford, G. A. (2013) Nocturnal Soil CO2 Uptake And Its Relationship To Subsurface Soil And Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes In A Chihuahuan Desert Shrubland, Journal Of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 118(4), 1593-1603.
2010 Moran, M. S., Hamerlynck, E. P., Scott, R. L., Stone, J. J., Holifield Collins, C. D., Keefer, T. O., Bryant, R., DeYoung, L., Nearing, G. S., Sugg, Z., Hymer, D. C. (2010) Hydrologic Response To Precipitation Pulses Under And Between Shrubs In The Chihuahuan Desert, Arizona, Water Resources Research, 46(W10509), n/a-n/a.
2006 Scott, R. L., Huxman, T. E., Cable, W. L., Emmerich, W. E. (2006) Partitioning Of Evapotranspiration And Its Relation To Carbon Dioxide Exchange In A Chihuahuan Desert Shrubland, Hydrological Processes, 20(15), 3227-3243.
2008 Li, F., Kustas, W. P., Anderson, M. C., Prueger, J. H., Scott, R. L. (2008) Effect Of Remote Sensing Spatial Resolution On Interpreting Tower-Based Flux Observations, Remote Sensing Of Environment, 112(2), 337-349.
2015 Scott, R.L., Biederman, J.A., Hamerlynck, E.P., Barron-Gafford, G. (2015) The carbon balance pivot point of southwestern U.S. semiarid ecosystems: Insights from the 21st century drought, Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 120, 2612-2624.
2016 Wolf, S., Keenan, T.F., Fisher, J.B., Baldocchi, D.D., Desai, A.R., Richardson, A.D., Scott, R.L., Law, B.E., Litvak, M.E., Brunsell, N.A., Peters, W., van der Laan-Luijkx, I.T. (2016) Warm spring reduced carbon cycle impact of the 2012 US summer drought, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(21), 5880-5885.

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