United States: Arizona: Lewis Springs Mesquite

Latitude: 31.965833
Longitude: -110.134444

Lewis Springs Mesquite
Lewis Springs Mesquite

  • Network: Unaffiliated
  • Principal investigator: Travis E. Huxman
  • PI-affiliated institution: University of California, Irvine
  • Primary IGBP ecosystem type: Woody Savannas
  • Dominant plant functional type: Shrub
  • Recent and historic disturbance and management events that may affect this site:
    • Drought: Prolonged water deficiency; hydrologic or climatic drought
    • Temperature extreme: Heat wave or freeze
  • Flux data collection:
    • Start date: June 2002
    • End date: Unknown
  • Flux methods:
    • Eddy covariance
    • Micrometeorological
  • Optical data collection:
    • Start date: June 2002
    • End date: Unknown
  • Data collection period: Unknown
  • Data scale: Stand
  • Collection methods: Tower
  • Types of data collected: Fluxes, optical data, leaf gas exchange, canopy structure, species composition, hydrological
  • Publications:
    • Goodrich DC, Scott R, Qi J, Goff B, Unkrich CL, Moran MS, Williams D, Schaeffer S, Snyder K, MacNish R, Maddock T. Seasonal estimates of riparian evapotranspiration using remote and in situ measurements. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 2000 Nov 20;105(1-3):281-309.
    • Scott RL, Edwards EA, Shuttleworth WJ, Huxman TE, Watts C, Goodrich DC. Interannual and seasonal variation in fluxes of water and carbon dioxide from a riparian woodland ecosystem. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 2004 Mar 20;122(1-2):65-84.
    • Scott RL, Huxman TE. Comparing ecosystem water and carbon exchange across a riparian Mesquite invasion gradient. InConnecting Mountain Islands and Desert Seas: Biodiversity and Management of the Madrean Archipelago II and 5th Conference on Research and Resource Management in the Southwestern Deserts: May 11-15, 2004, Tucson, Arizona 2005 (p. 320). US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.
    • Bunting DP, Kurc SA, Glenn EP, Nagler PL, Scott RL. Insights for empirically modeling evapotranspiration influenced by riparian and upland vegetation in semiarid regions. Journal of arid environments. 2014 Dec 1;111:42-52.