United States: California: Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve

Latitude: 33.45506,
Longitude: -117.17296

Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve Flux Tower
Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve Flux Tower
Santa Margarita Ecologial Reserve overview of site
Santa Margarita Ecologial Reserve overview of site

  • Network: Unaffiliated
  • Principal investigator: John Gamon
  • PI-affiliated institution: University of California, Los Angeles
  • Primary IGBP ecosystem type: Closed Shrublands
  • Dominant plant functional type: Shrub
  • Recent and historic disturbance and management events that may affect this site:
    • Undisturbed: No disturbance or management has occurred on the site
  • Flux data collection:
    • Start date: 2000
    • End date: Unknown
  • Flux methods:
    • Eddy covariance
    • Micrometeorological
  • Optical data collection:
    • Start date: July 2003
    • End date: Unknown
  • Data collection period: Unknown
  • Data scale: Stand
  • Collection methods: Tram, Tower
  • Types of data collected: Fluxes, field transect spectra
  • Publications:
    • Esch EH, Lipson DA, Cleland EE. Invasion and drought alter phenological sensitivity and synergistically lower ecosystem production. Ecology. 2019 Oct;100(10):e02802.
    • Vourlitis GL, Zorba G. Nitrogen and carbon mineralization of semi-arid shrubland soil exposed to long-term atmospheric nitrogen deposition. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 2007 Jun 1;43(5):611-5.
    • Vourlitis GL, Pasquini SC. Experimental dry‐season N deposition alters species composition in southern Californian mediterranean‐type shrublands. Ecology. 2009 Aug;90(8):2183-9.
    • Lambrecht SC, Santiago LS, DeVan CM, Cervera JC, Stripe CM, Buckingham LA, Pasquini SC. Plant water status and hydraulic conductance during flowering in the southern California coastal sage shrub Salvia mellifera (Lamiaceae). American Journal of Botany. 2011 Aug;98(8):1286-92.

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