General Site Information
Site_name:Santa Rita Grassland
Tower_team:PI: Russell Scott - - United States Department of Agriculture
IGBP:GRA (Grasslands)
Climate_Koeppen:Bsk (Steppe: warm winter)
Mean Annual Temp (degrees C):17
Mean Annual Precip. (mm):420
Years Of Data Available:Ameriflux: 8 (Duration: 2008 - 2015)
FLUXNET: 0 (Duration: - )
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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Papers relevant to understanding the site
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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