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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Russell L. Scott (Russ)

Research Hydrologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Using observations and a distributed hydrologic model to explore runoff thresholds linked with mesquite encroachment in the Sonoran Desert 2250 - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Sep-14)
Data-driven diagnostics of terrestrial carbon dynamics over North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiao, J., Ollinger, S., Frolking, S., Hurtt, G., Hollinger, D., Davis, K., Pan, Y., Zhang, X., Deng, F., Chen, J., Baldocchi, A., Law, B., Arain, M., Desai, A., Richardson, A., Sun, G., Amiro, B., Margolis, H., Gu, L., Scott, R.L., Blaken, P., Suyker, A. 2014. Data-driven diagnostics of terrestrial carbon dynamics over North America. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 197:142-157. DOI: 75110.1016/j.agrformet.2014.06.013.
Actual evapotranspiration (water use) assessment of the Colorado River Basin at the Landsat resolution using the operational Simplified Surface Energy Balance Model. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, R., Seney, G., Velpuri, N., Bohms, Scott, R.L., Verdin, J. 2013. Actual evapotranspiration (water use) assessment of the Colorado River Basin at the Landsat resolution using the operational Simplified Surface Energy Balance Model. Remote Sensing. 6:223-256. DOI: 74110.3390/rs6010233.
Quantifying the time scales over which exogenous and endogenous conditions affect soil respiration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barron-Gafford, G., Cable, J., Bentley, L., Scott, R.L., Huxman, T., Jenerette, G., Ogle, K. 2014. Quantifying the time scales over which exogenous and endogenous conditions affect soil respiration. New Phytologist. 202:442-454. DOI: 74310.1111/nph.12675.
When vegetation change alters ecosystem water availability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, R.L., Huxman, T., Barron Gafford, B., Jenerette, G., Young, J., Hamerlynck, E.P. 2014. When vegetation change alters ecosystem water availability. Global Change Biology. 20:2198-2210.
High-resolution characterization of a semiarid watershed: Implications on evapotranspiration estimates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Templeton, R.D., Vivoni, E.R., Mendez-Barroso, L.A., Pierini, N.A., Anderson, C.A., Rango, A., Laliberte, A.S., Scott, R.L. 2014. High-resolution characterization of a semiarid watershed: Implications on evapotranspiration estimates. Journal of Hydrology. 509:306-319.
Nocturnal soil CO2 uptake and its relationship to sub-surface soil and ecosystem carbon fluxes in a Chihuahuan Desert shrubland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamerlynck, E.P., Scott, R.L., Sánchez-Cañete, E.P., Barron-Gafford, G.A. 2013. Nocturnal soil CO2 uptake and its relationship to sub-surface soil and ecosystem carbon fluxes in a Chihuahuan Desert shrubland. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 118:1593–1603. DOI :10.1002/2013JG002495.
Modeling evapotranspiration and its partitioning over a semiarid shrub ecosystem from satellite imagery: a multiple validation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Scott, R.L., Shang, S. 2013. Modeling evapotranspiration and its partitioning over a semiarid shrub ecosystem from satellite imagery: a multiple validation. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (JARS). 7:1-16. DOI: 10.1117/1.JRS.7.073495.
Landscape and environmental controls over leaf and ecosystem carbon dioxide fluxes under woody plant expansion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barron-Gafford, G., Scott, R.L., Jenerette, G., Hamerlynck, E.P., Huxman, T. 2013. Landscape and environmental controls over leaf and ecosystem carbon dioxide fluxes under woody plant expansion. Journal of Ecology. 101:1471-1483. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12161.
Evaluating the effect of rainfall variability on vegetation establishment in a semidesert grassland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fehmi, J., Nie, G., Scott, R.L., Mathias, A. 2013. Evaluating the effect of rainfall variability on vegetation establishment in a semidesert grassland . Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 186:395-406. DOI: 10.1007/s10661-013-3384-z.
Estimating riparian and agricultural actual evapotranspiration by reference evapotranspiration and MODIS Enhanced Vegetation Index - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagler, P., Glenn, E., Nguyen, U., Scott, R.L., Doody, T. 2013. Estimating riparian and agricultural actual evapotranspiration by reference evapotranspiration and MODIS Enhanced Vegetation Index. Remote Sensing. 5:3849-3871.
An integrated modelling framework of catchment-scale ecohydrological processes: 2. The role of water subsidy by overland flow on vegetation dynamics in a semi-arid catchment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niu, G., Troch, P., Paniconi, C., Scott, R.L., Durcik, M., Zeng, X., Huxman, T., Goodrich, D.C., Pelletier, J. 2014. An integrated modelling framework of catchment-scale ecohydrological processes: 2. The role of water subsidy by overland flow on vegetation dynamics in a semi-arid catchment. Ecohydrology. 7:815-827. DOI: 10.1002/eco.1405.
Antecedent conditions influence soil respiration differences in shrub and grass patches - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cable, J., Ogle, K., Barron-Gafford, G., Bentley, L., Cable, W., Scott, R.L., Williams, D., Huxman, T. 2013. Antecedent conditions influence soil respiration differences in shrub and grass patches. Ecosystems. 16:1230-1247. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-013-9679-7.
Consequences of cool-season drought induced plant mortality to Chihuahuan Desert grassland ecosystem and soil respiration dynamics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamerlynck, E.P., Scott, R.L., Barron-Gafford, G. 2013. Consequences of cool-season drought induced plant mortality to Chihuahuan Desert grassland ecosystem and soil respiration dynamics. Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-013-9675-y.
An integrated modelling framework of catchment-scale ecohydrological processes: 1. Model description and tests over an energy-limited watershed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niu, G., Paniconi, C., Troch, P., Scott, R.L., Durcik, M., Zeng, X., Huxman, T., Goodrich, D.C. 2014. An integrated modelling framework of catchment-scale ecohydrological processes: 1. Model description and tests over an energy-limited watershed. Ecohydrology. 7:427-439.
Reduction in carbon uptake during turn of the century drought in western North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schwalm, C., Williams, C., Schaefer, K., Baldocchi, D., Black, T., Goldstein, A., Law, B., Oechel, W., Paw U., K., Scott, R.L. 2012. Reduction in carbon uptake during turn of the century drought in western North America. Nature Geoscience. 5: 551-556.
Cool-season whole-plant gas exchange of exotic and native desert semiarid bunchgrasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamerlynck, E.P., Scott, R.L., Barron-Gafford, B., Cavanaugh, M.L., Moran, M.S., Huxman, T. 2012. Cool-season whole-plant gas exchange of exotic and native desert semiarid bunchgrasses. Plant Ecology. 213:1229–1239. DOI 10.1007/s11258-012-0081-x.
Global estimation of evapotranspiration using a leaf area index-based surface energy and water balance model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yan, H., Wang, S., Billesbach, D., Oechel, W., Zhang, J., Meyes, T., Martin, T., Matamala, R., Baldocchi, D., Bohrer, G., Dragoni, D., Scott, R.L. 2012. Global estimation of evapotranspiration using a leaf area index-based surface energy and water balance model. Remote Sensing of Environment. 124:581-595. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2012.06.004.
The effects of insect biological control on a Tamarix invaded ecosystem: ecosystem water and carbon fluxes and plant-level responses Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Snyder, K.A., Scott, R.L., Mcgwire, K., Jones, T.J., Uselman, S.M. 2013. The effects of insect biological control on a Tamarix invaded ecosystem: ecosystem water and carbon fluxes and plant-level responses [abstract]. Ecological Society of America (ESA). COS 40-10.
Thermal optimality of net ecosystem exchange of carbon dioxide and underlying mechanisms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niu, S., Luo, Y., Fei, S., Yuan, W., Zhang, Z., Schimel, D., Amiro, B., Ammann, C., Arain, M.A., Arneth, A., Aubinet, M., Barr, A., Beringer, J., Bernhofer, C., Black, A.T., Buchmann, N., Cescatti, A., Chen, J., Davis, K.J., Delllwik, E., Desai, A.R., Dolman, H., Drake, B.G., Etzold, S., Francois, L., Gianele, D., Goldstein, A., Gu, .., Hanan, N., Helfer, C., Hirano, T., Hollinger, D.Y., Lindroth, A., Janssens, I., Jones, M., Kiely, G., Kolb, T.E., Kutsch, W.L., Lafleur, P., Law, B.E., Litvak, M., Loustau, D., Lund, M., Marek, M., Matteucci, G., Martin, T.A., Montagnani, Moors, E., Munger, J.W., Noormets, A., Oechel, W., Olejnik, J., Paw U, K.T., Pilegaard, K., Rambal, S., Saleska, S., Scott, R.L., Seufert, G., Spano, D., Stoy, P., Sutton, M.A., Varlagin, A., Vesala, T., Wohfahrt, G., Yakir, D., Yang, B. 2012. Thermal optimality of net ecosystem exchange of carbon dioxide and underlying mechanisms. New Phytologist. 194:775-783.
Commonalities of carbon dioxide exchange in semiarid regions with monsoon and Mediterranean climates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, R.L., Serrano-Ortiz, P., Domingo, F., Hamerlynck, E.P., Kowalski, A. 2012. Commonalities of carbon dioxide exchange in semiarid regions with monsoon and Mediterranean climates. Journal of Arid Environments. 84:71-79. doi:10.1016/j.jaridenv.2012.03.017.
Multiple year effects of a biological control agent (Diorhabda carinulata) on Tamarix (saltcedar) ecosystem exchanges of carbon dioxide and water - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snyder, K.A., Scott, R.L., Mcgwire, K. 2012. Multiple year effects of a biological control agent (Diorhabda carinulata) on Tamarix (saltcedar) ecosystem exchanges of carbon dioxide and water. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 164:161-169.
How do variations in the temporal distribution of rainfall events affect ecosystem fluxes in seasonally water-limited Northern Hemisphere shrublands and forests? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ross, I., Mission, L., Rambal, S., Arneth, A., Scott, R.L., Carrara, A., Cescatti, A., Genesio, L. 2012. How do variations in the temporal distribution of rainfall events affect ecosystem fluxes in seasonally water-limited Northern Hemisphere shrublands and forests?. Biogeosciences. 9:1007-1024. doi:10.5194/bg-9-1007-2012.
Endogenous circadian regulation of carbon dioxide exchange in terrestrial ecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Resco, V., Goulden, M., Ogle, K., Richardson, A.D., Davidson, E.A., Hollinger, D.Y., Alday, J.G., Barron-Gafford, G.A., Carrara, A., Kowalski, A.S., Oechel, W.C., Reverter, B.R., Scott, R.L., Varner, R.K., Diaz-Sierra, R., Moreno, J.M. 2012. Endogenous circadian regulation of carbon dioxide exchange in terrestrial ecosystems. Global Change Biology. 18:1956-1970. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02664.x
Coupling diffusion and maximum entropy models to estimate thermal inertia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nearing, G., Moran, M.S., Scott, R.L. 2012. Coupling diffusion and maximum entropy models to estimate thermal inertia. Remote Sensing of Environment. 119:222-231.
Shrub encroachment alters sensitivity of soil respiration to temperature and moisture 2115 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cable, J., Barron-Gafford, G., Ogle, K., Pavao-Zuckerman, M., Scott, R.L., Williams, D., Huxman, T. 2012. Shrub encroachment alters sensitivity of soil respiration to temperature and moisture. Journal of Geophysical Research. 117:1-11.
Temperature and precipitation controls over leaf- and ecosystem-level CO2 flux along a woody plant encroachment gradient - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barron-Gafford, G., Scott, R.L., Jenerette, G., Hamerlynck, E.P., Huxman, T. 2012. Temperature and precipitation controls over leaf- and ecosystem-level CO2 flux along a woody plant encroachment gradient. Global Change Biology. 18;1389-1400. doi:10.5194/bg-9-1007-2012.
Energy exchange and evapotranspiration over two temperate semi-arid grasslands in North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krishnan, P., Meyers, T., Scott, R.L., Kennedy, L., Heuer, M. 2012. Energy exchange and evapotranspiration over two temperate semi-arid grasslands in North America. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 153: 31-44.
Quantification of terrestrial ecosystem carbon dynamics in the conterminous United States combining a process-based biogeochemical model and MODIS and AmeriFlux data Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, M., Zhuang, Q., Cook, D., Coulter, R., Pekour, M., Scott, R.L., Munger, J., Bible, K. 2011. Quantification of terrestrial ecosystem carbon dynamics in the conterminous United States combining a process-based biogeochemical model and MODIS and AmeriFlux data. Biogeosciences. 8:2665-2688.
Utilizing long-term ARS data to compare and contrast hydroclimatic trends from snow and rainfall dominated watersheds 2142 - (Proceedings) - (06-Sep-11)
The Potential of Carbonyl Sulfide as a Proxy for Gross Primary Production at Flux Tower Sites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blonquist, J., Montzka, S., Munger, J.W., Yakir, D., Desai, A., Dragoni, D., Griffis, T., Monson, R., Scott, R.L., Bowling, D. 2011. The potential of carbonyl sulfide as a proxy for gross primary production at flux tower sites. Journal of Geophysical Research. 116: 1-18.
Calculating CO2 and H2O eddy covariance fluxes from an enclosed gas analyzer using an instantaneous mixing ratio 2159 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
5. Burba, G., Schmidt, A., Scott, R.L., Nakai, T., Kathilankal, J., Fratini, G., Hanson, C., Law, B., Mcdermitt, D., Eckles, R., Furtaw, M., Velgersdyk, M. 2012. Calculating CO2 and H2O eddy covariance fluxes from an enclosed gas analyzer using an instantaneous mixing ratio. Global Change Biology. 18:385-399.
Evapotranspiration partitioning in semiarid shrubland ecosystems: A two-site evaluation of soil moisture control on transpiration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cavanaugh, M.L., Kurc, S.A., Scott, R.L. 2011. Evapotranspiration partitioning in semiarid shrubland ecosystems: A two-site evaluation of soil moisture control on transpiration. Ecohydrology. 4:671-681.
Invasion of shrublands by exotic grasses: Ecohydrological consequences in cold vs. warm deserts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilcox, B., Turnbull, L., Young, M., Williams, C.J., Ravi, S., Seyfried, M.S., Bowling, D., Scott, R.L., Germino, M., Caldwell, T., Wainwright, J. 2012. Invasion of shrublands by exotic grasses: Ecohydrological consequences in cold vs. warm deserts. Ecohydrology. 5: 160-173.
Invasion of shrublands by exotic grasses: Ecohydrological consequences in cold vs. warm deserts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilcox, B.P., Turnbull, L., Young, M.H., Williams, C.J., Ravi, S., Seyfried, M.S., Bowling, D.R., Scott, R.L., Germino, M.J., Caldwell, T.G., and Wainwright, J. 2012. Invasion of shrublands by exotic grasses: Ecohydrological consequences in cold versus warm deserts. Ecohydrology. 5:160-173.
Understanding ecohydrological connectivity in savannas: A system dynamics modeling approach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, G., Cable, J., Mcdonald, A., Bond, B., Franz, T., Wang, L., Gou, S., Tyler, A., Zou, C., Scott, R.L. 2012. Understanding ecohydrological connectivity in savannas: A system dynamics modeling approach. Ecohydrology. 5: 200-220.
Water, energy and carbon flux observations from ARS watersheds and agro-ecosystem experimental sites - (Abstract Only)
Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Baker, J.M., Flerchinger, G.N., Phillips, R., Prueger, J.H., Scott, R.L., Skinner, H., Marks, D.G., Hatfield, J.L., Goodrich, D.C., Herrick, J.E., Snyder, K.A. 2011. Water, energy and carbon flux observations from ARS watersheds and agro-ecosystem experimental sites [abstract]. Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. 2011 CDROM.
Thermal adaptation of net ecosystem exchange - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yuan, W., Luo, Y., Liang, S., Yu, G., Niu, S., Stoy, P., Chen, J., Desai, A., Lindroth, A., Gough, C., Ceulemans, R., Arain, A., Bernhofer, C., Cook, B., Cook, D., Dragoni, D., Gielen, B., Janssens, I., Longdoz, B., Liu, H., Lund, M., Matteucci, G., Moors, E., Scott, R.L., Seufert, G., Varner, R. 2011. Thermal adaptation of net ecosystem exchange. Biogeosciences. 8:1453-1463.
Comparative rates of wind versus water erosion from a small semiarid watershed in southern Arizona, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Y., Nearing, M.A., Liu, B.Y., Van Pelt, R.S., Stone, J.J., Wei, H., Scott, R.L. 2011. Comparative rates of wind versus water erosion from a small semiarid watershed in southern Arizona, USA. Aeolian Research. 3:197-204.
Soil moisture and ecosystem function responses of desert grassland varying in vegetative cover to a saturating precipitation pulse - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamerlynck, E.P., Scott, R.L., Stone, J.J. 2012. Soil moisture and ecosystem function responses of desert grassland varying in vegetative cover to a saturating precipitation pulse. Ecohydrology. 5: 297-307. doi:10.1002/eco.214.
The relative controls of temperature, soil moisture, and plant functional group on soil CO2 efflux at diel, seasonal, and annual scales - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barron-Gafford, G., Scott, R.L., Jenerette, G., Huxman, T. 2011. The relative controls of temperature, soil moisture, and plant functional group on soil CO2 efflux at diel, seasonal, and annual scales. Journal of Geophysical Research. 116:1-16.
Estimating evapotranspiration under warmer climates: Insights from a semiarid riparian system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serrat-Capdevila, A., Scott, R.L., Shuttleworth, W.J., Valdez, J.B. 2011. Estimating evapotranspiration under warmer climates: Insights from a semiarid riparian system. Journal of Hydrology. 399: 1-11.
Ecohydrological consequences of grasses invading shrublands: A comparison of cold and warm deserts - (Abstract Only)
Wilcox, B.P., Turnbull, L., Young, M., Williams, C.J., Ravi, S., Seyfried, M.S., Bowling, D.R., Scott, R.L., Caldwell, T.G., Wainwright, J., and Germino, M.J. 2010. Ecohydrological consequences of grasses invading shrublands: A comparison of cold and warm deserts. Presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Meeting, San Francisco, California, 13-17 December 2010, Abstract H32B-08.
Biologically-Effective Rainfall Pulses in Mediterranean and Monsoonal Regions - (Abstract Only)
Scott, R.L., Kowalski, A., Resco, V., Serrano-Ortiz, P., Domingo, F. 2010. Biologically-Effective Rainfall Pulses in Mediterranean and Monsoonal Regions. American Geophysical Union 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Fransisco, Calif., 13-17 Dec.
Temporally-limited herbaceous plants significantly contribute to semi-arid woodland ecohydrological fluxes - (Abstract Only)
Tyler, A., Scott, R.L., Huxman, T. 2010. Temporally-limited herbaceous plants significantly contribute to semi-arid woodland ecohydrological fluxes. American Geophysical Union 2010 Fall Meeting, [Abstract]. AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 Dec.
Physiographic position modulates the influence of temperature and precipitation as controls over leaf and ecosystem level CO2 flux in shrubland ecosystems - (Abstract Only)
Barron-Gafford, G., Scott, R.L., Jenerette, G., Hamerlynck, E.P., Huxman, T. 2010. Physiographic position modulates the influence of temperature and precipitation as controls over leaf and ecosystem level CO2 flux in shrubland ecosystems. American Geophysical Union 2010 Fall Meeting, [Abstract]. AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 Dec.
Estimating large-scale evapotranspiration in arid and semi-arid systems: A multi-site study linking MODIS and Ameriflux data - (Abstract Only)
Bunting, D., Genn, E., Kurc, S., Scott, R.L., Nagler, P. 2010. Estimating large-scale evapotranspiration in arid and semi-arid systems: A multi-site study linking MODIS and Ameriflux data. American Geophysical Union 2010 Fall Meeting, [Abstract]. AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 Dec.
The Potential of Carbonyl Sulfide as a Tracer for Gross Primary Productivity at Flux Tower Sites - (Abstract Only)
Blonquist, J., Montzka, S., Yakir, D., Dragoni, D., Griffis, T., Monson, R., Munger, J., Scott, R.L., Bowling, D. 2010. The Potential of Carbonyl Sulfide as a Tracer for Gross Primary Productivity at Flux Tower Sites. American Geophysical Union 2010 Fall Meeting, [Abtstract]. AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 Dec.
Inter- and under-canopy soil water, leaf-level and whole-plant gas exchange of a semiarid perennial C4 grass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamerlynck, E.P., Scott, R.L., Moran, M.S., Huxman, T.E. 2010. Inter - and under- canopy soil water, leaf-level and whole-plant gas exchange of a semiarid perennial C4 grass. Oecologia. 165: 17-29.
Runoff and erosional response to a drought-induced shift in a desert grassland community composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Polyakov, V.O., Nearing, M.A., Stone, J.J., Hamerlynck, E.P., Nichols, M.H., Holifield Collins, C.D., Scott, R.L. 2010. Runoff and erosional response to a drought-induced shift in a desert grassland community composition. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 115: 1-8. G04027.
Carbon dioxide exchange in a semidesert grassland responding through drought-induced vegetation change - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, R.L., Hamerlynck, E.P., Jenerette, G.D., Moran, M.S., Barron-Gafford, G.A. 2010. Carbon dioxide exchange in a semidesert grassland responding through drought-induced vegetation change. Journal of Geophysical Research-[Biogeosciences]. 115: G03026.
Long-term runoff and sediment yields from small semi-arid watersheds in southern Arizona Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Polyakov, V., Nearing, M.A., Nichols, M.H., Scott, R.L., Stone, J.J., Mcclaran, M. 2010. Long-term runoff and sediment yields from small semi-arid watersheds in southern Arizona. Water Resources Research. 46: W09512, doi:10.1029/2009WR009001.
Growing season ecosystem and leaf-level gas exchange of an exotic and native semiarid bunchgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamerlynck, E.P., Scott, R.L., Moran, M.S., Keefer, T.O., Huxman, T.E. 2010. Growing season ecosystem and leaf-level gas exchange of an exotic and native semiarid bunchgrass. Oecologia. 163:561–570.
Semiarid ECohydrological Array – SECA 2058 - (Trade Journal)
Scott, R.L., Jenerette, G.D., Huxman, T.E. 2009. Semiarid ECohydrological Array – SECA. Fluxletter. 2:10-12.
Using watershed water balance to evaluate the accuracy of eddy covariance evaporation measurements for three semiarid ecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, R.L. 2010. Using watershed water balance to evaluate the accuracy of eddy covariance evaporation measurements for three semiarid ecosystems. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 150:219-225.
Carbon dioxide and water vapour exchange in a tropical dry forest as influenced by the North American Monsoon System (NAMS) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perez-Ruiz, E., Garatuza-Payan, J., Watt, C., Rodriguez, J., Yepez, E., Scott, R.L. 2010. Carbon dioxide and water vapour exchange in a tropical dry forest as influenced by the North American Monsoon System (NAMS). Journal of Arid Environments. 74: 556-563.
Spatio-temporal variations in surface characteristics over the North American Monsoon region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lizarraga-Celaya, C., Watt, C., Rodriguez, J., Garatiza-Payan, J., Scott, R.L., Saiz-Hernandez, J. 2010. Spatio-temporal variations in surface characteristics over the North American Monsoon region. Journal of Arid Environments. 74:540-548.
Gross primary production variability associated with meteorology, physiology, leaf area, and water supply in contrasting woodland and grassland semiarid riparian ecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenerette, G.D., Scott, R.L., Barron-Gafford, G.A., Huxman, T.E. 2009. Gross primary production variability associated with meteorology, physiology, leaf area, and water supply in contrasting woodland and grassland semiarid riparian ecosystems. Journal of Geophysical Research. 114: G04010. doi:10.1029/2009JG001074.
Woody plants modulate the temporal dynamics of soil moisture in a semi-arid mesquite savanna - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Potts, D.L., Scott, R.L., Bayram, S., Carbonara, J. 2010. Woody plants modulate the temporal dynamics of soil moisture in a semi-arid mesquite savanna. Ecohydrology. 3:20-27.
Effects of seasonal drought on net carbon dioxide exchange from a woody-plant-encroached semiarid grassland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, R.L., Jenerette, G., Potts, D., Huxman, T. 2009. Effects of seasonal drought on net carbon dioxide exchange. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 114: 1-13. G04004.
Functional differences between summer and winter season rain assessed with MODIS derived phenology in a semi-arid region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenerette, G.D., Scott, R.L., Huete, A.R. 2010. Functional differences between summer and winter season rain assessed with MODIS derived phenology in a semi-arid region. Journal of Vegetation Science. 21:16-30.
Woody plants modulate the temporal dynamics of soil moisture in a semi-arid mesquite savanna 2023 - (Abstract Only)
Potts, D., Scott, R.L., Carbonara, J. 2009. Woody plants modulate the temporal dynamics of soil moisture in a semi-arid mesquite savanna. [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, Aug. 2-7, 2009.
Stop and smell the flowers: Herbaceous understory significantly contributes to woodland carbon and water fluxes in a semi-arid ecosystem 2025 - (Abstract Only)
Tyler, A.P., Scott, R.L., Huxman, T.E. 2009. Stop and smell the flowers: Herbaceous understory significantly contributes to woodland carbon and water fluxes in a semi-arid ecosystem. [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, Aug. 2-7, 2009.
Integrating est.of ecosystem respiration from eddy covariance towers with automated measures of soil respiration: Exam. the dvlpt. and influence of hysteresis in soil respiratory fluxes along a woody plant gradient 2026 - (Abstract Only)
Barron-Gafford, G., Scott, R.L., Jennerette, G.D., Huxman, T.E. 2009. Integrating est.of ecosystem respiration from eddy covariance towers with automated measures of soil respiration: Examining the development and influence of hysteresis in soil respiratory fluxes along a woody plant gradient. [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, Aug. 2-7,2009.
Productivity, Respiration, and Light-Response Parameters of World Grassland and Agroecosystems Derived From Flux-Tower Measurements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gilmanov, T.G., Aires L., Barcza, Z., Baron, V., Belelli, L., Beringer, J., Billesbach, D., Bonal, D., Bradford, J., Ceschia, E., Cook, D., Corradi, C., Frank, A.T., Gianelle, D., Gimeno, C., Grunwald, T., Gao, H., Hanan, N., Haszpra, L., Heilman, J., Jacobs, A., Jones, M., Johnson, D., Kiely, G., Li, S., Magliulo, V., Moors, E., Nagy, Z., Nasyrov, M., Owensby, C., Pinter, K., Pio, C., Reichstein, M., Sanz, M., Scott, R.L., Soussana, J., Stoy, P.C., Svejcar, A.J., Tuba, Z., Zhou, G. 2010. Productivity, respiration, and light-response parameters of world grassland and agroecosystems derived from flux-tower measurements. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63:16-39.
Assessing net ecosystem carbon exchange of U.S. terrestrial ecosystems by integrating eddy covariance flux measurements and satellite observations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiao, J., Zhuang, Q., Law, B.E., Baldocchi, D.D., Chen, J., Richardson, A.D., Melillo, J.M., Davis, K.J., Hollinger, D.Y., Wharton, S., Oren, R., Noormets, `., Fischer M., L., Verma, S.B., Cook, D.R., Sun, G., Mcnulty, S., Wofsy, S.C., Bolstad, P.V., Burns, S.P., Curtis, P.S., Drake, B.G., Falk, M., Foster, D.R., Gu, L., Hadley, J.L., Katul, G.G., Litvak, M., Ma, S., Martin, T.A., Matamula, R., Meyers, T.P., Monson, R.K., Munger, J.W., Oechel, W.C., Tha Paw, U.K., Schmid, H.P., Scott, R.L., Starr, G., Suyker, A.E., Torn, M.S. 2010. Assessing net ecosystem carbon exchange of U.S. terrestrial ecosystems by integrating eddy covariance flux measurements and satellite observations. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 151: 60-69.
The potential for water savings through the control of saltcedar and russian olive - (Research Technical Update)
Nagler, P.L., Shafroth, P.B., Labaugh, J.W., Snyder, K.A., Scott, R.L., Merritt, D.M., Osterberg, J. 2010. The potential for water savings through the control of saltcedar and russian olive. In: Shafroth, P.B., Brown, C.A., Merritt, D.M., editors. Saltcedar and Russian Olive Control Demonstration Act Science Assessment. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5247. p. 35-47.
On the Theory Relating Changes in Area-Average and Pan Evaporation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shuttleworth, W.J., Serrat-Capdevila, A., Roderick, M.L., Scott, R.L. 2009. ON THE THEORY RELATING CHANGES IN AREA-AVERAGE AND PAN EVAPORATION. Quarterly Journal Royal Meteorological Society. 135: 1230-1247. doi: 10.1002/qj.434
Soil Evaporation Response to Lehmann Lovegrass (Eragrostis lehmanniana) Invasion in a Semiarid Watershed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moran, M.S., Scott, R.L., Hamerlynck, E.P., Green, K.N., Emmerich, W.E., Holifield Collins, C.D. 2009. Soil Evaporation Response to Lehmann Lovegrass (Eragrostis lehmanniana) Invasion in a Semiarid Watershed. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 149:2133-2142.
Observed relation between evapotranspiration and soil moisture in the North American monsoon region 1985 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vivoni, E.R., Moreno, H.A., Mascaro, G., Rodriguez, J.C., Watts, C.J., Garatuza-Payan, J., Scott, R.L. 2008. Observed relation between evapotranspiration and soil moisture in the North American monsoon region. Geophysical Research Letters. 35, L22403. doi:10.1029/ 2008GL036001.
Using Sap Flow Monitoring for Improved Process-based Ecohydrologic Understanding 2022 - (Abstract Only)
Scott, R.L. 2008. Using Sap Flow Monitoring for Improved Process-based Ecohydrologic Understanding. [abstract]. Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract B43C-0449.
Integrating Measures of Soil Respiration Across Spatial and Temporal Scales Along a Woody Plant Encroachment Gradient Using Traditional and Innovative Techniques 2027 - (Abstract Only)
Barron-Gafford, G., Scott, R.L., Jenerette, G.C., Tyler, A.P., Huxman, T.E. 2008. Integrating Measures of Soil Respiration Across Spatial and Temporal Scales Along a Woody Plant Encroachment Gradient Using Traditional and Innovative Techniques. [abstract]. Eos, Trans. AGU 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., B13D-01.
Two-Site Comparison of Transpiration by Larrea Tridentata 2024 - (Abstract Only)
Cavanaugh, M.L., Kurc, S., Scott, R.L., Bryant, R.B. 2008. Two-Site Comparison of Transpiration by Larrea Tridentata. [abstract]. EOS Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., B43C-0448.
Soil Evaporative Response to Lehmann Lovegrass Eragrostis lehmanniana Invasion in a Semiarid Watershed 1982 - (Proceedings) - (01-Oct-08)
Measuring soil moisture content non-invasively at intermediate spatial scale using cosmic-ray neutrons 1986 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zreda, M., Desilets, D., Ferre, T., Scott, R.L. 2008. Measuring soil moisture content non-invasively at intermediate spatial scale using cosmic-ray neutrons. Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L21402. doi:10.1029/2008GL035655.
Partitioning evapotranspiration in semiarid grassland and shrubland ecosystems using time series of soil surface temperature 1932 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moran, M.S., Scott, R.L., Keefer, T.O., Emmerich, W.E., Hernandez, M., Nearing, G.S., Paige, G.B., Cosh, M.H., O'Neill, P.E. 2009. Partitioning evapotranspiration in semiarid grassland and shrubland ecosystems using time series of soil surface temperature. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 149:59-72.
Estimation of Net Ecosystem Carbon Exchange for the Conterminous United States by Combining MODIS and AmeriFlux Data 1961 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiao, J., Zhuang, Q., Baldocchi, D., Law, B., Richardson, A., Chen, J., Oren, R., Starr, G., Noormets, A., Ma, S., Verma, S., Wharton, S., Wofsy, S., Bolstad, P., Burns, S., Cook, D., Curtis, P., Drake, B., Falk, M., Fishcer, M., Foster, D., Gu, L., Hadley, J., Hollinger, D., Katul, G., Litvak, M., Martin, T., Matamala, R., Mcnulty, S., Meyers, T., Monson, R., Munger, J., Oechel, W., Paw U, K., Schmid, H., Scott, R.L., Sun, G., Suyker, A., Torn, M. 2008. Estimation of Net Ecosystem Carbon Exchange for the Conterminous United States by Combining MODIS and AmeriFlux Data. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 148:1827-1847.
Event to multidecadal persistence in rainfall and runoff in southeast Arizona 1908 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goodrich, D.C., Unkrich, C.L., Keefer, T.O., Nichols, M.H., Stone, J.J., Levick, L., Scott, R.L. 2008. Event to multidecadal persistence in rainfall and runoff in southeast Arizona. Water Resour. Res., 44, W05S14, doi:10.1029/2007WR006222.
Toward Model Based Gap Filling Methods for Water and Energy Fluxes in a Semi-Arid System 1962 - (Abstract Only)
Neal, A., Gupta, H., Scott, R.L. 2008. Toward Model Based Gap Filling Methods for Water and Energy Fluxes in a Semi-Arid System. Eos Trans. AGU, 89(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract H41A-02.
Whole ecosystem metabolic pulses following precipitation events 1897 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jennerette, G.D., Scott, R.L., Huxman, T.E. 2008. Whole ecosystem metabolic pulses following precipitation events. Functional Ecology. 22:924-930. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2008.01450.x
Partitioning evapotranspiration using diurnal surface temperature variation 1861 - (Proceedings)
Moran, M.S., Keefer, T.O., Paige, G.B., Scott, R.L., Emmerich, W.E., Cosh, M.H., O'Neill, P.E. 2008. Partitioning evapotranspiration using diurnal surface temperature variation. 6th Conference on Research and Resources Mgmt. in the Southwestern Desert - Borders, Boundaries and Time Scales, 2-5 May 2006, Tucson, Az., Proc. Published by USGS Sonoran Desert Research Station. 3 p.
Wide-Area Soil Moisture Estimation Using the Propagation of Lightning Generated Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Signals 1977 - (Proceedings)
Scheftic, W.D., Cummins, K.L., Krider, E.P., Sternberg, B.K., Goodrich, D.C., Moran, M.S., Scott, R.L. 2008. Wide-Area Soil Moisture Estimation Using the Propagation of Lightning Generated Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Signals. Proc. 20th International Lightning Detection Conf., Tucson, AZ, April 21-23, 2008, 8p. (CDROM).
Sensitivity of mesquite shrubland CO2 exchange to precipitation in contrasting physiographic settings 1871 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Potts, D.L., Scott, R.L., Cable, J.M., Huxman, T.E., Williams, D.G. 2008. Sensitivity of mesquite shrubland CO2 exchange to precipitation in contrasting physiographic settings. Ecology. 89(10):2900–2910.
A Remote Sensing Approach for Estimating Distributed Daily Net Carbon Dioxide Flux in Semiarid Grasslands 1878 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holifield Collins, C.D., Emmerich, W.E., Moran, M.S., Hernandez, M., Scott, R.L., Bryant, R., King, D., Verdugo, C.L. 2008. A remote sensing approach for estimating distributed daily net carbon dioxide flux in semiarid grasslands. Water Resources Research, Vol. 44, W05S17, doi:10.1029/2006WR005699.
The ecohydrologic significance of hydraulic redistribution in a semiarid savanna 1898 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, R.L., Cable, W.L., Hultine, K.R. 2008. The ecohydrologic significance of hydraulic redistribution in a semiarid savanna. Water Resources Research. Vol. 44, W02440, doi:10.1029/2007WR006149.
Evaporation and transpiration in semiarid grass- and shrub-dominated ecosystems during the North American monsoon in southeast Arizona 1931 - (Proceedings)
Moran, M.S., Scott, R.L., Keefer, T.O., Emmerich, W.E., Hernandez, M., Paige, G.B., Cosh, M.H., O'Neill, P.E. 2007. Evaporation and transpiration in semiarid grass- and shrub-dominated ecosystems during the North American monsoon in southeast Arizona. American Geophysical Union Meeting, Dec. 10-14, San Francisco, CA. {abstract}.
Native Trees and Salt Cedar: Quantifying Transpiration at Intermittent and Perennial Streamflows on the San Pedro River 1933 - (Proceedings)
Mcguire, R.R., Glenn, E.P., Scott, R.L., Moran, M.S. 2007. Native Trees and Salt Cedar: Quantifying Transpiration at Intermittent and Perennial Streamflows on the San Pedro River. American Geophysical Union Meeting, Dec. 10-14, San Francisco, CA. {abstract}.
Quantifying Riparian Evapotranspiration 1918 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, R.L., Huxman, T.E., Williams, D.G., Hultine, K.R., Goodrich, D.C. 2008. Quantifying Riparian Evapotranspiration. Southwest Hydrology. 7(1): 26-27.
Preface to special section on Fifty Years of Research and Data Collection: U.S. Department of Agriculture Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed 1930 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moran, M.S., Emmerich, W.E., Goodrich, D.C., Heilman, P., Holifield Collins, C.D., Keefer, T.O., Nearing, M.A., Nichols, M.H., Renard, K.G., Scott, R.L., Smith, J.R., Stone, J.J., Unkrich, C.L., Wong, J.K. 2008. Preface to special section on Fifty Years of Research and Data Collection: U.S. Department of Agriculture Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed. Water Resources Research, Vol. 44, W05S01, doi:10.1029/2007WR006083.
Native versus non-native tree competition for water resources along an intermittent reach of the San Pedro River, Arizona 1935 - (Proceedings)
Mcguire, R.R., Scott, R.L., Glenn, E.P., Moran, M.S. 2007. Native versus non-native tree competition for water resources along an intermittent reach of the San Pedro River, Arizona. 2007 Regional Water Symposium, 29 Aug. - 1 Sept., Tucson, AZ. {abstract}.
Intraseasonal Variation in Water and Carbon Dioxide Flux Components in a Semiarid Riparian Woodland 1874 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yepez, E.A., Scott, R.L., Cable, W.L., Williams, D.G. 2007. Intraseasonal variation in water and carbon dioxide flux components in a semiarid riparian woodland. Ecosystems. 10:1100-1115.
Multiyear Riparian Evapotranspiration and Groundwater Use for the Upper San Pedro Basin 1915 - (Abstract Only)
Scott, R.L. 2007. Multiyear Riparian Evapotranspiration and Groundwater Use for the Upper San Pedro Basin. 2007 Arizona Hydrological Society/Southwest Hydrology Regional Water Symposium, Aug. 29-Sep. 1, 2007, Tucson, AZ.
The San Pedro Basin: A Case Study of US and Mexican Strategies to Connect Science to Societal Needs 1917 - (Abstract Only)
Scott, R.L., Goodrich, D.C., Browning-Aiken, A., Richter, H., Varady, R., Shuttleworth, J. 2007. The San Pedro Basin: A Case Study of US and Mexican Strategies to Connect Science to Societal Needs. Eos Trans. AGU, 88(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract H53G-04.
Ecohydrological Consequences of Shifts in Grass-to-Woody Plant Dominance in Water Limited Ecosystems 1916 - (Abstract Only)
Huxman, T.E., Scott, R.L., Barron-Gifford, G., Jenerette, G.D. 2007. Ecohydrological Consequences of Shifts in Grass-to-Woody Plant Dominance in Water Limited Ecosystems. Eos Trans. AGU, 88(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract B34A-03.
Relationship Between Evapotranspiration and Precipitation Pulses in a Semiarid Rangeland Estimated by Moisture Flux Towers and Modis Vegetation Indices 1823 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagler, P.L., Glenn, E., Kim, H., Emmerich, W.E., Scott, R.L., Huxman, T., Huete, A. 2007. Relationship between evapotranspiration and precipitation pulses in a semiarid rangeland estimated by moisture flux towers and modis vegetation indices. Journal of Arid Environments. 70:443-462.
Effect of Remote Sensing Spatial Resolution on Interpreting Tower Based Flux Observations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, F., Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C., Prueger, J.H., Scott, R.L. 2008. Effect of remote sensing spatial resolution on interpreting tower based flux observations. Remote Sensing of Environment. 112:337-349.
Responses of Soil Respiration to Precipitation in a Savannah Ecosystem: Fine Temporal Measurements of Soil CO2 Efflux 1876 - (Abstract Only)
Sun, W., Scott, R.L., Resco, V., Cable, J.M., Huxman, T.E., Williams, D.G. 2006. Responses of Soil Respiration to Precipitation in a Savannah Ecosystem: Fine Temporal Measurements of Soil CO2 Efflux. . Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract B33C-1202.
Non-Linear Responses to Precipitation and Shrub Encroachment in Semi-Arid Grassland: Isotopes and CO2 Fluxes Reveal Soil Microsite Alteration as Explanation 1875 - (Abstract Only)
Cable, J.M., Sun, W., Ogle, K., Williams, D.G., Potts, D.L., Scott, R.L., Huxman, T.E. 2006. Non-Linear Responses to Precipitation and Shrub Encroachment in Semi-Arid Grassland: Isotopes and CO2 Fluxes Reveal Soil Microsite Alteration as Explanation. Eos. Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract B33C-1201.
Comparison of turbulent statistics and spectra at two heights over a semi-arid grassland surface - (Proceedings)
Prueger, J.H., Hipps, L.E., Eichinger, W.E., Scott, R.L., Kustas, W.P., Hatfield, J.L. 2006. Comparison of turbulent statistics and spectra at two heights over a semi-arid grassland surface. In: Proceedings of the 27th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, May 22-25, 2006, San Diego, CA. 2006 CDROM.
Vegetation-Hydrology Interactions: Dynamics of Riparian Plant Water Use - (Book / Chapter)
Williams, D., Scott, R.L. 2009. VEGETATION-HYDROLOGY INTERACTIONS: DYNAMICS OF RIPARIAN PLANT WATER USE. In: Ecology and Conservation of the San Pedro River. Ed. by J. C. Stromberg and B. J. Tellman. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. p. 37-56.
Partitioning Evapotranspiration Using Diurnal Surface Temperature Variation 1830 - (Proceedings) - (15-May-06)
Effect of Remote Sensing Spatial Resolution on Interpreting Tower Based Flux Observations - (Abstract Only)
Li, F., Kustas, W.P., Anderson, M.C., Prueger, J.H., Scott, R.L. 2006. Effect of remote sensing spatial resolution on interpreting tower based flux observations [abstract]. EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Joint Assembly Supplements. 87(36):H31A-03.
Changes in Vegetation Condition and Surface Fluxes During Name 2004 1794 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Watts, C.J., Scott, R.L., Garatuza-Payan, J., Rodriguez, J.C., Prueger, J.H., Kustas, W.P., Douglas, M. 2007. Changes in vegetation condition and surface fluxes during name 2004. Journal of Climate. 20: 1810-1820.
Controls on Transpiration in a Desert Riparian Cottonwood Forest 1764 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gazal, R.M., Scott, R.L., Goodrich, D.C., Williams, D.G. 2006. Controls on transpiration in a desert riparian cottonwood forest. Ag. & Forest Meteorology. 137:56-67.
Ecohydrological Impacts of Woody Plant Encroachment Within a Semiarid Riparian Environment 1840 - (Abstract Only)
Scott, R.L., Huxman, T.E., Williams, D.G. 2006. Ecohydrological impacts of woody plant encroachment within a semiarid riparian environment [abstract]. 27th Conf. on Agricultural & Forest Meteor. 22-25 May, 2006, San Diego, CA. 2006 CDROM.
Partitioning of Evapotranspiration and Its Relation to Carbon Dioxide Exchange in a Chihuahuan Desert Shrubland 1740 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, R.L., Huxman, T.E., Cable, W.L., Emmerich, W.E. 2006. Partitioning of evapotranspiration and its relation to carbon dioxide exchange in a chihuahuan desert shrubland. Hydrological Processes. Special Issue on Emerging Issues in Rangeland Ecohydrology, eds. Wilcox , B. and Thurlow, T. 20:3227-3243.
Sensitivity of Riparian Ecosystems to Moisture Pulses in Semiarid Environments 1754 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, D.G., Scott, R.L., Huxman, T.E., Goodrich, D.C., Lin, G. 2006. Sensitivity of riparian ecosystems to moisture pulses in semiarid environments. Hydrological Processes. Special Issue on Emerging Issues of Ecohydrology in Semiarid Areas, eds. Wilcox , B. and Scanlon, B. 20:3191-3205.
Status of the Upper San Pedro River (United States) Riparian Ecosystem - (Book / Chapter)
Stromberg, J., Dixon, M.D., Scott, R.L., Maddock, T., Baird, K., Tellman, B. 2009. Status of the Upper San Pedro River (United States) Riparian Ecosystem. In: Ecology and Conservation of the San Pedro River. Ed. by J. C. Stromberg and B. J. Tellman. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. p.371-387.
Utility of Satellite Thermal Remote Sensing for Mapping Riparian and Upland Desert Water Use - (Proceedings)
Li, F., Anderson, M.C., Kustas, W.P., Scott, R., Prueger, J.H. 2006. Utility of satellite thermal remote sensing for mapping Riparian and Upland Desert water use. In: Proceedings of the 86th AMS Annual 20th Conference on Hydrology, January 29-February 2, 2006, Atlanta, Georgia. 2006 CDROM.
Climate change, vegetation dynamics, and the landscape water balance 1836 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huxman, T.E., Scott, R.L. 2007. Climate change, vegetation dynamics, and the landscape water balance. Southwest Hydrology 6: 28-30.
Responses of Soil Respiration to Precipitation in a Savannah Ecosystem: Fine Temporal Measurements of Soil Co2 Efflux 1790 - (Abstract Only)
Cable, J., Huxman, T.E., Cable, W.L., Scott, R.L., Williams, D.G., Goodrich, D.C. 2005. Responses of soil respiration to precipitation in a savannah ecosystem: fine temporal measurements of soil co2 efflux. {abstract}. Eos. Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl. Abstract B43A-0244.
Ecohydrological Impacts of Woody Phreatophyte Invasion Within a Semiarid Riparian Environment 1789 - (Abstract Only)
Scott, R.L., Huxman, T.E., Williams, D.G., Goodrich, D.C. 2005. Ecohydrological impacts of woody phreatophyte invasion within a semiarid riparian environment. {abstract}. Eos. Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl. Abstract B23A-1046.
Hydrologic Requirements of and Evapotranspiration by Riparian Vegetation Along the San Pedro River, Arizona 1795 - (Other)
Leenhouts, J., Scott, R.L., Stromburg, J. 2006. Hydrologic requirements of and evapotranspiration by riparian vegetation along the San Pedro River, Arizona. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigation Report. 2005-5163. 154 p.
Quantifying Understory Transpiration in a Semiarid Riparian Area 1792 - (Abstract Only)
Mcguire, R.R., Scott, R.L. 2005. Quantifying understory transpiration in a semiarid riparian area. {abstract}. Eos. Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl. Abstract H53E-0520.
Quantifying the Hydrological Significance of Tree Hydraulic Redistribution in a Savanna Ecosystem 1786 - (Abstract Only)
Cable, W.L., Scott, R.L. 2005. Quantifying the hydrological significance of tree hydraulic redistribution in a savanna ecosystem. {abstract}. Eos. Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl. Abstract H53E-0521.
Soil and Canopy Control over Ecosystem Carbon and Water Fluxes in a Desert Grassland: Patterns from a Rainfall Manipulation Experiment 1791 - (Abstract Only)
Huxman, T.E., Williams, D.G., Scott, R.L., Cable, J.M., Potts, D., Payao-Zuckerman, M., Ignace, D. 2005. Soil and canopy control over ecosystem carbon and water fluxes in a desert grassland: patterns from a rainfall manipulation experiment. {abstract}. Eos. Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl. Abstract B41D-0231.
Sensitivity of Prosopis Velutina to Summer Rainfall and Consequences for Seasonal Patterns of Ecosystem Carbon Exchange 1793 - (Abstract Only)
Potts, D.L., Cable, J.M., Scott, R.L., Williams, D.G., Goodrich, D.C., Huxman, T.E. 2005. Sensitivity of prosopis velutina to summer rainfall and consequences for seasonal patterns of ecosystem carbon exchange. {abstract}. Eos. Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl. Abstract B43D-0302.
Hydrologic Requirements of and Evapotranspiration by Riparian Vegetation along the San Pedro River, Arizona 1862 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leenhouts, J., Stromberg, J., Scott, R.L. Hydrologic Requirements of and Evapotranspiration by Riparian Vegetation along the San Pedro River, Arizona. U.S. Geological Survey, Fact Sheet 2006-3027.
Ecohydrological Impacts of Woody Plant Encroachment: Seasonal Patterns of Water and Carbon Dioxide Exchange Within a Semiarid Riparian Environment 1711 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, R.L., Huxman, T.E., Williams, D., Goodrich, D.C. 2006. Ecohydrological impacts of woody plant encroachment: seasonal patterns of water and carbon dioxide exchange within a semiarid riparian environment. Global Change Biology, 12:311-324.
Evapotranspiration on Western U.S. Rivers Estimated Using the Enhanced Vegetation Index from Modis and Data from Eddy Covariance and Bowen Ratio Flux Towers 1741 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagler, P.L., Scott, R.L., Westenburg, C., Cleverly, J.R., Glenn, E.P., Huete, A.R. 2005. Evapotranspiration on western u.s. rivers estimated using the enhanced vegetation index from modis and data from eddy covariance and bowen ratio flux towers. Remote Sensing of Environment 97(3): 337-351.
Comparing Ecosystem Water and Carbon Exchange Across a Riparian Mesquite Invasion Gradient 1623 - (Proceedings)
Scott, R.L., Huxman, T.E. 2005. Comparing ecosystem water and carbon exchange across a riparian mesquite invasion gradient. Proc. Biodiversity and Management of the Madrean Archipelago II Conf., Connecting Mountain Islands and Desert Seas, May 11-14, Tucson, AZ, pp. 320-323.
Multi-Scale Eco-Hydrology of Riparian Ecosystems in the Desert Southwest. 1654 - (Abstract Only)
Williams, D.G., Scott, R.L., Huxman, T.E., Goodrich, D.C. 2005. Multi-scale eco-hydrology of riparian ecosystems in the desert southwest. In: Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting, Society for Range Management, February 5-11, 2005, Fort. Worth, Texas. 2005 CDROM.
Unraveling Ecohydrological Fluxes: Separating the Grain from the Chaff 1761 - (Abstract Only)
Scott, R.L. 2005. Unraveling ecohydrological fluxes: separating the grain from the chaff. Eos. Trans. AGU, 86(18), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract H21E-01.
Evapotranspiration on Western U.S. Rivers Estimated by Remote Sensing and Eddy Covariance Flux Tower Data 1762 - (Abstract Only)
Nagler, P., Scott, R.L., Cleverly, J.R., Westenburg, C., Glenn, E.P., Huete, A.R. 2005. Evapotranspiration on western u.s. rivers estimated by remote sensing and eddy covariance flux tower data. Trans. AGU, 86(18), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract H23B-08
Hydro-Micrometeorological Relationships Across Mountain Island Forest, Grassland and Riparian Ecosystems of a Semi-Arid Basin 1760 - (Abstract Only)
Brown, C., Scott, R.L., Meyers, T. 2005. Hydro-micrometeorological relationships across mountain island forest, grassland and riparian ecosystems of a semi-arid basin. European Geophysical Society Meeting, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 7, 02124 SRef-ID: 1607-7962/gra/EGU05-A-02124.
Determining the Riparian Ground-Water Use Within the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area and the Sierra Vista Subwatershed Arizona - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, R.L., Williams, D., Goodrich, D.C., Cable, W.L., Levick, L.R., Mcguire, R.R., Gazal, R., Yepez, E.A., Elsworth, P., Huxman, T.E. 2006. Determining the riparian ground-water use within the San Pedro Rparian National Conservation Area and the Sierra Vista subwatershed Aizona. In Hydrologic Requirements of and Consumptive Ground-Water Use by Riparian Vegetation along the San Pedro River, Arizona, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5163 (eds Leenhouts JM, Stromberg JC, Scott RL), pp. 107-142.
Derivation of Temperature Lapse Rates in Semi-Arid Southeastern Arizona 1635 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harlow, C., Burke, E., Scott, R.L., Shuttleworth, W.J., Brown, C., Petti, J. 2004. Derivation of temperature lapse rates in semi-arid southeastern Arizona Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 8(6): 1179-1185.
The Differential Response of Transpiration and Bare-Soil Evaporation to Precipitation in a Chihuahuan Desert Shrubland 1642 - (Abstract Only)
Scott, R.L., Cable, W.L. 2004. The differential response of transpiration and bare-soil evaporation to precipitation in a chihuahuan desert shrubland. 26th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, 23 —27 August, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Comparison of Methods to Estimate Ephemeral Channel Recharge, Walnut Gulch, San Pedro River Basin, Arizona 1579 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goodrich, D.C., Williams, D.G., Unkrich, C.L., Scott, R.L., Hultine, K., Pool, D.R., Coes, A.L., Hogan, J.F., Miller, S.N. 2004. Comparison of Methods to Estimate Ephemeral Channel Recharge, Walnut Gulch, San Pedro River Basin, Arizona. In Recharge and Vadose Zone Processes: Alluvial Basins of the Southwestern United States, ed. by F.M. Phillips, J.F. Hogan, and B. Scanlon, Water Science and Application 9, Washington, DC. American Geophysical Union. p. 77-99.
Unraveling Components of Evapotranspiration in Semiarid Woodland from the Isotopic Composition of Water Vapor 1612 - (Abstract Only)
Yepez, E.A., Scott, R.L., Williams, D.G. 2004. Unraveling components of evapotranspiration in semiarid woodland from the isotopic composition of water vapor. In: Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America Abstracts, August 1-5, 2004, Portland, Oregon. 2004 CDROM.
Partitioning of Evapotranspiration from the Isotopic Composition of Water Vapor: a Case Study from Semiarid Woodland 1613 - (Abstract Only)
Yepez, E.A., Scott, R.L., Williams, D.G. 2004. Partitioning of evapotranspiration from the isotopic composition of water vapor: a case study from semiarid woodland. In: Proceedings of the SIBAE-BASIN conference, April 1-3, 2004, Interlaked, Switzerland. 2004 CDROM.
Controls on Transpiration in a Desert Riparian Cottonwood Forest 1609 - (Abstract Only)
Gazal, R.M., Scott, R.L., Goodrich, D.C., Williams, D.G. 2004. Controls on transpiration in a desert riparian cottonwood forest. In: Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America Abstracts, August 1-5, 2004, Portland, Oregon. 2004 CDROM.
Riparian Vegetation Structure Influences Growing Season Carbon and Water Exchange in a Semiarid Watershed 1607 - (Abstract Only)
Potts, D.L., Scott, R.L., Huxman, T.E. 2004. Riparian vegetation structure influences growing season carbon and water exchange in a semiarid watershed. In: Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America Abstracts, August 1-5, 2004, Portland, Oregon. 2004 CDROM.
Partitioning of Evapotranspiration in a Semiarid Chihuahuan Desert Scrubland 1608 - (Abstract Only)
Cable, W.L., Scott, R.L., Emmerich, W.E. 2004. Partitioning of evapotranspiration in a semiarid chihuahuan desert scrubland [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts.
Ecohydrological Implications of Woody Plant Encroachment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huxman, T.E., Wilcox, B.P., Breshears, D.D., Scott R.L., Snyder, K.A., Small, E.E., Hultine, K., Pockman, W.T., Jackson, R.B. 2005. Ecohydrological implications of woody plant encroachment. Ecology. 86(2):308-319.
Hydraulic Redistribution by a Dominant, Warm Desert Phreatophyte: Seasonal Patterns and Response to Precipitation Pulses 1574 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hultine, K., Scott, R.L., Cable, W.L., Williams, D. 2004. Hydraulic redistribution by a dominant, warm desert phreatophyte: seasonal patterns and response to precipitation pulses. Functional Ecology 18:530-538.
Carbon and Water Exchanges in a Semi-Arid Watershed: the Role of Interannual Climate Variability and Woody Plant Encroachment 1759 - (Abstract Only)
Potts, D.L., Cable, J., Scott, R.L., Williams, D.G., Goodrich, D.C., Huxman, T.E. 2005. Carbon and water exchanges in a semi-arid watershed: the role of interannual climate variability and woody plant encroachment. European Geophysical Society Meeting, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 7, 03742. SRef-ID: 1607-7962/gra/EGU05-A-03742.
Ecohydrology and Woody Plant Encroachment: a Conceptual Framework for Evaluating Landscape Consequences - (Abstract Only)
HUXMAN, T.E., SNYDER, K.A., WILCOX, B.P., SCOTT, R.L., BRESHEARS, D.D., SMALL, E.E., JACKSON, R.B., POCKMAN, W.T., HULTINE, K.R. ECOHYDROLOGY AND WOODY PLANT ENCROACHMENT: A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR EVALUATING LANDSCAPE CONSEQUENCES. 2003 FALL MEETING, AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION. 2003. ABSTRACT P. F320.
The Ecohydrological Interactions Between Mesquite and Its Water Sources 1575 - (Abstract Only)
Scott, R.L., Hultine, K., Ferre, P. 2003. The ecohydrological interactions between mesquite and its water sources [abstract]. American Geophysical Union 84(86). Supplemental Abstract B51A-06.
Multiple Approaches to Estimating Ephemeral Channel Recharge 1518 - (Proceedings)
Goodrich, D.C., Williams, D.G., Unkrich, C.L., Scott, R.L., Hultine, K., Pool, D.R., Coes, A., Hogan, J. 2003. Multiple approaches to estimating ephemeral channel recharge. Proceedings First Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. Oct. 27-30, 2003. Benson, AZ., pp. 118-124.
Interannual and Seasonal Variation in Fluxes of Water and Carbon Dioxide from a Riparian Woodland Ecosystem 1503 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, R.L., Edwards, E.A., Shuttleworth, W.J., Huxman, T.E., Watts, C., Goodrich, D.C. 2003. Interannual and seasonal variation in fluxes of water and carbon dioxide from a riparian woodland ecosystem. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 122:65-84.
A Gis-Based Management Tool to Quantify Riparian Vegetation Groundwater Use 1512 - (Proceedings)
Scott, R.L., Goodrich, D.C., Levick, L.R. 2003. A gis-based management tool to quantify riparian vegetation groundwater use. Proceedings First Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. Oct. 27-30, 2003. Benson, AZ., pp. 222-227.
An Ecohydrological Framework for Determining the Landscape Effects of Woody Plant Encroachment - (Abstract Only)
SNYDER, K.A., HUXMAN, T.E., BRESHEARS, D.D., WILCOX, B.P., SMALL, E.E., SCOTT, R.L., JACKSON, R.B., HULTINE, K.R. AN ECOHYDROLOGICAL FRAMEWORK FOR DETERMINING THE LANDSCAPE EFFECTS OF WOODY PLANT ENCROACHMENT. 88TH ANNUAL LMEETING, ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA. 2003. ABSTRACT P. 314.
Partitioning Overstory and Understory Evapotranspiration in a Semiarid Savanna Woodland from the Isotopic Composition of Water Vapor 1498 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yepez, E.A., Williams, D.G., Scott, R.L., Lin, G. 2003. Partitioning overstory and understory evapotranspiration in a semiarid savanna woodland from the isotopic composition of water vapor. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 119:43-68.
The Consequences of a Two Water Source Ecosystem on the Surface Carbon and Water Exchange in a Semiarid Riparian Woodland 1497 - (Abstract Only)
Scott, R.L., Watts, C., Goodrich, D.C., Martens, D.A., Huxman, T., Lin, G., Hultine, K., Yepez-Gonzalez, E. 2003. The consequences of a two water source ecosystem on the surface carbon and water exchange in a semiarid riparian woodland. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, Dec. 13-17, 2002, San Francisco, CA.
The Understory and Overstory Partitioning of Energy and Water Fluxes in An Open Canopy, Semiarid Woodland 1434 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, R.L., Watts, C., Garatuza, J., Edwards, E., Goodrich, D.C., Williams, D., Shuttleworth, W.J. 2003. The understory and overstory partitioning of energy and water fluxes in an open canopy, semiarid woodland. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 114:127-139.
Measuring the Distribution of Surface Energy and Water Fluxes in a Riparianmesquite Savannah-Type Ecosystem 1391 - (Proceedings)
Scott, R.L., Watts, C., Garatuza, J., Edwards, E., Goodrich, D.C., Williams, D. 2001. Measuring the distribution of surface energy and water fluxes in a riparianmesquite savannah-type ecosystem. EOS, Trans. AGU 82(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract B51A-0164.
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