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Tower_team:
PI: Greg Barron-Gafford gregbg@email.arizona.edu - University of Arizona
AncContact: John Knowles john.knowles@usda.gov - USDA ARS Southwest Watershed Research Center
AncContact: Russ Scott russ.scott@usda.gov - USDA ARS Southwest Watershed Research Center
Lat, Long: 32.416012, -110.72561
Elevation(m): 2573
Network Affiliations: AmeriFlux
Vegetation IGBP: ENF (Evergreen Needleleaf Forests: Lands dominated by woody vegetation with a percent cover >60% and height exceeding 2 meters. Almost all trees remain green all year. Canopy is never without green foliage.)
Climate Koeppen: Dwb (Warm Summer Continental: dry winters )
Mean Annual Temp (°C): 9.3
Mean Annual Precip. (mm): 790
Flux Species Measured: CO2, H2O
Years Data Collected: AmeriFlux: 2009 - Present
Description:
Western slope of Mt. Bigelow; 29 km NE of Tucson, AZ, USA; Mixed evergreen conifer forest; Average canopy height = 10 m; Summer monsoon; 30-m tower installed ...
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URL: https://www.barrongafford.org/montane-ecosystem--the-critical-zone.html
Research Topics: Ecohydrology
Acknowledgment: Funding for the Mt. Bigelow operation and maintenance was provided by National Science Foundation EAR awards 0724958 and 1331408 to the Catalina-Jemez Critical Zone Observatory.
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Image Credit: Ron Medvescek, 11/04/2012
Copyright preference: Request for permission
Site Publication More Site Publications
Knowles, J. F., Scott, R. L., Minor, R. L., Barron-Gafford, G. A. 2020. Ecosystem Carbon And Water Cycling From A Sky Island Montane Forest, Agricultural And Forest Meteorology, 281, 107835.

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  • Funding for the Mt. Bigelow operation and maintenance was provided by National Science Foundation EAR awards 0724958 and 1331408 to the Catalina-Jemez Critical Zone Observatory.

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MODIS NDVI

The time series shows the 16-day Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) average from the MOD13Q1 data product.
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To view / download these data and other MOD13Q1 products for this site, visit MODIS/Terra Vegetation Indices.

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Citation:

ORNL DAAC. 2018. MODIS and VIIRS Land Products Fixed Sites Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1567

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Year Publication
2019 Dwivedi, R., Eastoe, C., Knowles, J. F., Wright, W. E., Hamann, L., Minor, R., Mitra, B., Meixner, T., McIntosh, J., Ty Ferre, P. A., Castro, C., Niu, G., Barron‐Gafford, G. A., Abramson, N., Papuga, S. A., Stanley, M., Hu, J., Chorover, J. (2019) Vegetation Source Water Identification Using Isotopic And Hydrometric Observations From A Subhumid Mountain Catchment, Ecohydrology, 13, .
2019 Olshansky, Y., Knowles, J. F., Barron‐Gafford, G. A., Rasmussen, C., Abramson, N., Chorover, J. (2019) Soil Fluid Biogeochemical Response To Climatic Events, Journal Of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 124(9), 2866-2882.
2018 Chang, L., Dwivedi, R., Knowles, J. F., Fang, Y., Niu, G., Pelletier, J. D., Rasmussen, C., Durcik, M., Barron-Gafford, G. A., Meixner, T. (2018) Why Do Large-Scale Land Surface Models Produce A Low Ratio Of Transpiration To Evapotranspiration?, Journal Of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123(17), 9109-9130.
2020 Knowles, J. F., Scott, R. L., Minor, R. L., Barron-Gafford, G. A. (2020) Ecosystem Carbon And Water Cycling From A Sky Island Montane Forest, Agricultural And Forest Meteorology, 281, 107835.

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