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Title: AmeriFlux AmeriFlux US-Ton Tonzi Ranch

Abstract

This is the AmeriFlux version of the carbon flux data for the site US-Ton Tonzi Ranch. Site Description - Located in the lower foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Tonzi Ranch site is classified as an oak savanna woodland on privately owned land. Managed by local rancher, Russell Tonzi, brush has been periodically removed for cattle grazing. The overstory is dominated by blue oak trees (40% of total vegetation) with intermittent grey pine trees (3 trees/ha). Understory species include a variety of grasses and herbs, including purple false brome, smooth cat's ear, and rose clover. These two distinctive layers operate in and out from one another. Growing season of the understory is confined to the wet season only, typically from October to early May. In contrast, the deciduous blue oak trees are dormant during the rainy winter months and reach maximum LAI in April. The blue oak ecosystem rings the Great Central Valley of California, inhabiting the lower reaches of the Sierra Nevada foothills.


Citation Formats

Ma, Siyan, Xu, Liukang, Verfaillie, Joseph, and Baldocchi, Dennis. AmeriFlux AmeriFlux US-Ton Tonzi Ranch. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.17190/AMF/1245971.
Ma, Siyan, Xu, Liukang, Verfaillie, Joseph, & Baldocchi, Dennis. AmeriFlux AmeriFlux US-Ton Tonzi Ranch. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.17190/AMF/1245971
Ma, Siyan, Xu, Liukang, Verfaillie, Joseph, and Baldocchi, Dennis. 2016. "AmeriFlux AmeriFlux US-Ton Tonzi Ranch". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.17190/AMF/1245971. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1245971. Pub date:Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2016
@article{osti_1245971,
title = {AmeriFlux AmeriFlux US-Ton Tonzi Ranch},
author = {Ma, Siyan and Xu, Liukang and Verfaillie, Joseph and Baldocchi, Dennis},
abstractNote = {This is the AmeriFlux version of the carbon flux data for the site US-Ton Tonzi Ranch. Site Description - Located in the lower foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Tonzi Ranch site is classified as an oak savanna woodland on privately owned land. Managed by local rancher, Russell Tonzi, brush has been periodically removed for cattle grazing. The overstory is dominated by blue oak trees (40% of total vegetation) with intermittent grey pine trees (3 trees/ha). Understory species include a variety of grasses and herbs, including purple false brome, smooth cat's ear, and rose clover. These two distinctive layers operate in and out from one another. Growing season of the understory is confined to the wet season only, typically from October to early May. In contrast, the deciduous blue oak trees are dormant during the rainy winter months and reach maximum LAI in April. The blue oak ecosystem rings the Great Central Valley of California, inhabiting the lower reaches of the Sierra Nevada foothills.},
doi = {10.17190/AMF/1245971},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {1}
}

Works referenced in this record:

FLUXNET2015 US-Ton Tonzi Ranch
dataset, January 2015