Sevilleta

Location

34° 21' 10.8" N, 106° 52' 55.2" W
Brief Site Description: 
Sevilleta
Detailed Site Description: 

Habitat - Intersections of Great Plains grasslands, Colorado Plateau shrub-steppe, Chihuahuan Desert, montane and riparian.

Research - Population dynamics in a biome transition zone; climate change and  disturbance effects on ecosystem processes; biospheric/atmospheric  interactions; biotic and abiotic controls on landscape heterogeneity

Field Site Type: 
US affiliate
Registration: 
Unregistered
Network(s): 
LTER
LTSE
Geology: 
carbonate
other sedimentary
Soil Order: 
Aridisol
Average Winter Temperature: 
3°C
Study Start Date: 
Friday, January 1, 1988 - 00:00
Mean Annual Precipitation: 
280millimeters / year
Average Annual Temperature: 
13°C
Average Summer Temperature: 
27°C
Hydrology: Name: 
Rio Grande
Hydrology: Surface water stream order: 
Unknown
Hydrology: Surface water - Stream Flow Performance: 
Perennial
Hydrology: Groundwater: 
Arrangment of Aquifer Components - Single, dominant unconfined aquifer
Land Cover: 
Barren Land
Evergreen Forest
Shrubland
Grassland/Herbaceous
Climate: 
Mediterranean
Sub-Climate: 
Semiarid