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US-Tx4: Riesel Farm Traditional Agriculture

Tower_team:
PI: Binayak Mohanty bmohanty@tamu.edu - Texas A&M University
AncContact: Georgianne Moore gwmoore@tamu.edu - Texas A&M University
AncContact: Gretchen Miller gmiller@civil.tamu.edu - Texas A&M University
Technician: Kyle Tiner kyle.tiner@ars.usda.gov - USDA
Lat, Long: 31.4693, -96.8865
Elevation(m): 173
Network Affiliations: AmeriFlux, LTAR, Phenocam
Vegetation IGBP: CRO (Croplands: Lands covered with temporary crops followed by harvest and a bare soil period (e.g., single and multiple cropping systems). Note that perennial woody crops will be classified as the appropriate forest or shrub land cover type.)
Climate Koeppen: Cfa (Humid Subtropical: mild with no dry season, hot summer)
Mean Annual Temp (°C): 18.95
Mean Annual Precip. (mm): 914
Flux Species Measured: CO2, H, H2O, Other
Years Data Collected: AmeriFlux: 2016 - Present
Description:
This tower site is located just 2½ miles from Riesel town’s center. It is a 840-acre Agricultural Research Service experimental watershed facility nicknamed ...
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URL: http://two.tamu.edu/sites/primary/rfta.aspx
Research Topics:
The Texas Water Observatory (TWO) is a distributed network of field observatories in Brazos River corridor and was developed to better understand hydrologic ...
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Acknowledgment: This research was supported by grants to the Texas Water Observatory from the US Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) and the Texas A&M University Research and Development Fund.
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Image Credit: Aline Jaimes
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US-Tx4: Riesel Farm Traditional Agriculture

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  • This research was supported by grants to the Texas Water Observatory from the US Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) and the Texas A&M University Research and Development Fund.

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US-Tx4: Riesel Farm Traditional Agriculture

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US-Tx4: Riesel Farm Traditional Agriculture

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2012 Ruehr, N. K., Martin, J. G., Law, B. E. (2012) Effects Of Water Availability On Carbon And Water Exchange In A Young Ponderosa Pine Forest: Above- And Belowground Responses, Agricultural And Forest Meteorology, 164, 136-148.
2017 Euskirchen, E. S., Bret-Harte, M. S., Shaver, G. R., Edgar, C. W., Romanovsky, V. E. (2017) Long-Term Release Of Carbon Dioxide From Arctic Tundra Ecosystems In Alaska, Ecosystems, 20(5), 960-974.

US-Tx4: Riesel Farm Traditional Agriculture

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