This data set is comprised of daily precipitation totals, in inches, measured by Belfort Instruments weighing rain gauges at 58 locations on the Jornada Experimental Range.
Aggregate mesquite litter chemistry following soil-litter mixing and decomposition in a semi-arid grassland from 2010-2012
The effect of vegetation structure on soil-litter mixing (SLM) and decomposition was explicitly tested in a litterbag experiment on a Chihuahuan Desert grassland site where vegetation cover was manipulated to simulate the progressive loss of grass
Horizontal sediment mass flux before & after the windy season from vegetation removal plots(Sediment weight at various heights)
Dataset consists of horizontal dust flux at multiple heights from BSNE dust collectors located in treatment plots (different percent vegetation removed) and adjacent downwind effect plots. Year 2008 was an annual collection.
Precipitation at 1 minute intervals for rain gauges 2-5 with R1 excluded due to periods of interruption. Spatially averaged rainfall over the watershed is calculated in this dataset based on relative coverage of each rain gauge determined from a
Aggregate mesquite litter mass following soil-litter mixing and decomposition in a semi-arid grassland from 2010-2012
Mesquite litter mass loss from decomposition associated with soil-litter mixing. Decomposition models typically under-predict decomposition relative to observed rates in drylands.
Line-Point Intercept data are collected annually for this project beginning in 2008. No data were collected in 2011. There are 4 pairs of plots consisting of control and treatment.