General Site Information
Site ID:US-Cop
Site Name:Corral Pocket
Tower Team: PI: David Bowling <> - University of Utah
Elevation (m):1520
IGBP:GRA (Grasslands)
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
FLUXNET2015 Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   7 years (Duration: 2001 - 2007)
FLUXNET2015:   7 years (Duration: 2001 - 2007)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   234 unique downloads
FLUXNET2015:   557 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246129
Description:The Corral Pocket site is located in a semi-arid grassland in southeastern Utah, just east of Canyonlands National park. For the greater part of the year, 38-80% of the ground is essentially bare. Vegetation is primarily native perennial C3/C4 grasses with annual ground converge ranging from 8-35%. Leaving the remaining 0-15% coverage to interspersed annual grasses, the remaining 0-15% coverage is occupied by annual grasses. 6-8 weeks during the late fall or winter, Livestock grazing is responsible for the majority of aboveground vegetation loss and subsequent high variability of ground coverage.
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