General Site Information
Site ID:US-SRG
Site Name:Santa Rita Grassland
Tower Team: PI: Russell Scott <russ.scott@ars.usda.gov> - United States Department of Agriculture
Latitude:31.7894
Longitude:-110.8277
Elevation (m):1291
NetworkAmeriFlux
IGBP:GRA (Grasslands)
Climate Koeppen:Bsk (Steppe: warm winter)
Mean Annual Temperature (degrees C):17
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm):420
Data Products: AmeriFlux BASE Dataset
FLUXNET2015 Dataset
Data Availability: AmeriFlux BASE:   8 years (Duration: 2008 - 2015)
FLUXNET2015:   7 years (Duration: 2008 - 2014)
Data Downloads to Date: AmeriFlux BASE:   147 unique downloads
FLUXNET2015:   362 unique downloads
Data DOIs: AmeriFlux BASE DOI: 10.17190/AMF/1246154
Description:Semidesert C4 grassland, lies in Pasture 1 on the Santa Rita Experimental Range. This is the companion site for US-SRM, but has much less mesquite encroachment.
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Publications relevant to understanding the site
BibliographyUsage
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. and Burns, S.P. 2016. Terrestrial carbon balance in a drier world: the effects of water availability in southwestern North America. Global Change Biology, 22, 1867-1879. Reference
Scott, R.L., Biederman, J.A., Hamerlynck, E.P. and 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, 2612-2624. Primary_Citation

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