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US-SRS: Santa Rita Experimental Range Mesquite Savanna

Tower_team:
PI: Enrique R. Vivoni vivoni@asu.edu - Arizona State University
FluxContact: Eli R. Perez-Ruiz eli.perez@asu.edu - Arizona State University and Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez
Lat, Long: 31.817294, -110.850801
Elevation(m): 1169
Network Affiliations: AmeriFlux
Vegetation IGBP: WSA (Woody Savannas: Lands with herbaceous and other understory systems, and with forest canopy cover between 30-60%. The forest cover height exceeds 2 meters.)
Climate Koeppen: Bsk (Steppe: warm winter)
Mean Annual Temp (°C): 19.4
Mean Annual Precip. (mm): 388
Flux Species Measured: CO2, H, H2O
Years Data Collected: 2011 - 2019
Years Data Available:2011 - 2018
Description:
The study site is located in the Santa Rita Experimental Range, approximately 45 km south of Tucson, Arizona, within the Sonoran Desert. The rangeland ...
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URL: http://hydrology.asu.edu/wiki/index.php
Research Topics: Watershed hydrology and ecohydrology
Acknowledgment: Funding for the operation and maintenance of the Santa Rita Experimental Range Mesquite Savanna site was provide by the US Army Research Office (grant 56059‐EV‐PCS) and USDA-NIFA (grant 2022-13610-012-06S).
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Image Credit: Nicole Templeton
Copyright preference: As long as credit is given
Site Publication More Site Publications
Pierini, N. A., Vivoni, E. R., Robles-Morua, A., Scott, R. L., Nearing, M. A. 2014. Using Observations And A Distributed Hydrologic Model To Explore Runoff Thresholds Linked With Mesquite Encroachment In The Sonoran Desert, Water Resources Research, 50:10, 8191-8215.

US-SRS: Santa Rita Experimental Range Mesquite Savanna

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  • Citation: Enrique R. Vivoni (2011-2019) AmeriFlux US-SRS Santa Rita Experimental Range Mesquite Savanna, Dataset. https://doi.org/10.17190/AMF/1660351
  • Link: https://doi.org/10.17190/AMF/1660351

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Acknowledgements

  • Funding for the operation and maintenance of the Santa Rita Experimental Range Mesquite Savanna site was provide by the US Army Research Office (grant 56059‐EV‐PCS) and USDA-NIFA (grant 2022-13610-012-06S).

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US-SRS: Santa Rita Experimental Range Mesquite Savanna

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US-SRS: Santa Rita Experimental Range Mesquite Savanna

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US-SRS: Santa Rita Experimental Range Mesquite Savanna

Year Publication
2016 Anderson, C. A., Vivoni, E. R. (2016) Impact Of Land Surface States Within The Flux Footprint On Daytime Land-Atmosphere Coupling In Two Semiarid Ecosystems Of The Southwestern U.S., Water Resources Research, 52(6), 4785-4800.
2016 Mascaro, G., Vivoni, E. R. (2016) On The Observed Hysteresis In Field-Scale Soil Moisture Variability And Its Physical Controls, Environmental Research Letters, 11(8), 084008.
2014 Pierini, N. A., Vivoni, E. R., Robles-Morua, A., Scott, R. L., Nearing, M. A. (2014) Using Observations And A Distributed Hydrologic Model To Explore Runoff Thresholds Linked With Mesquite Encroachment In The Sonoran Desert, Water Resources Research, 50(10), 8191-8215.

US-SRS: Santa Rita Experimental Range Mesquite Savanna

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US-SRS: Santa Rita Experimental Range Mesquite Savanna

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