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Precipitation and temperature characteristics of forested watersheds in central Arizona

Ralph E Campbell

Precipitation and temperature characteristics of forested watersheds in central Arizona

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Published by Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Fort Collins, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest microclimatology -- Arizona,
  • Watershed management -- Arizona

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRalph E. Campbell and Michael G. Ryan
    SeriesGeneral technical report RM -- 93
    ContributionsRyan, Michael G, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14843852M

    Temperature and precipitation, and variations in both, are key abiotic factors that shape the composition of animal and plant communities in terrestrial biomes. Some biomes, such as temperate grasslands and temperate forests, have distinct seasons, with cold weather and hot . Historically and traditionally, Arizona has taken action to avoid water crises. In the midst of the still raging year drought, the state will be taking one more highly public action: The Arizona Department of Water Resources, in partnership with the Central Arizona Project, is organizing a public briefing to inform water-users statewide. watersheds to precipitation in humid areas. In Sopper, W.E. and Lull, H.W., editors, Forest hydrology, New York: Pergamon Press, – Hewlett and Hibbert’s () ‘Factors affecting the response of small watersheds to precipitation in humid areas’ (hereafter referred to as ‘Factors’) is one of the most. Watersheds are affected by different physical and climatic differences. Climates refer to the weather in a region over a long period of time. Your location will determine the type of the seasonal input of water. Temperature of the atmosphere caused by solar radiation will .


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Precipitation and temperature characteristics of forested watersheds in central Arizona by Ralph E Campbell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Precipitation and temperature characteristics of forested watersheds in central Arizona. [Fort Collins, Colo.]: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

Precipitation and temperature characteristics of forested watersheds in central Arizona [microform] / Ralph E. Campbell and Michael G. Ryan Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Fort Collins, Colo Australian/Harvard Citation. watersheds respond differently to variation in extreme precipitation years than reference watersheds.

In the basin and in the region, air temperatures have been increasing since the late s. Drought severity and frequency have also increased over time, and the File Size: 2MB. Spatial Evaluation of Precipitation in Watersheds 17 Woods Canyon 81 BarM 1 3 5 illl, I 2 4,1"1"" 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Month Figure 2.

A bar graph. Progress 07/01/99 to 06/30/04 Outputs The objective of the project was to develop an event-based precipitation runoff model to predict water yield from Arizona's upland ponderosa pine forest watersheds. Two graduate students, Boris Poff and Duncan Leao and I have worked on to describe rainfall-runoff Precipitation and temperature characteristics of forested watersheds in central Arizona book in the ponderosa pine forest system of Northern Arizona.

MODELING PRECIPITATION-RUNOFF RELATIONSHIPS TO DETERMINE WATER YIELD FROM ARIZONA™S PONDEROSA PINE FORESTS ASSEFA S. DESTA A stochastic precipitation-runoff Precipitation and temperature characteristics of forested watersheds in central Arizona book is used to estimate a cold and warm- seasons water yield from a ponderosa pine forested watershed in the north-central Arizona.

The Central Arizona Highlands, similar to other areas in the state, are characterized by a cyclic climatic regime. Winters in the chaparral type are cool and wet through March, followed by warm, dry weather for 3 or 4 months until summer rains start in July.

Precipitation is a surrogate measure of the volume of water transported to surface-water intakes, with or without contaminants. In North Carolina, average annual precipitation varies from about 40 inches to more than inches. Most Precipitation and temperature characteristics of forested watersheds in central Arizona book the variation occurs in the Blue Ridge Mountains, with the highest and lowest amounts occurring in this area.

Cooperative Extension is the outreach arm of The University of Arizona, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Tucson, Arizona. Arizona Watershed Information. Please click on a river basin in the map or select one from the list provided below the map: Upper Colorado River Basin.

The shade of the forest also prevented air temperature from being heated in three of the five streams, thus adding to decreased stream water temperature of the forested reaches and also resulting. Physiographic Characteristics Hydrology: The availability, quality and distribution of surface water is basic to the final goal of growing greenery in a watershed.

Hydrological parameters such as intensity and duration of rainfall help in quantification of water available in watershed. If rainfall continues for longer period with.

Precipitation and temperature characteristics of forested watersheds in central Arizona book Precipitation and temperature characteristics of forested watersheds in central Arizona / (Fort Collins, Colo.: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S.

Dept. of Agriculture, []), by Ralph E. Campbell, Michael G. Ryan, and Colo.) Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins (page images. Notice - The USGS Water Resources Mission Area's priority is to maintain the safety and well-being of our communities, including providing critical situational awareness in times of flooding in all 50 U.S.

states and additional territories. Our hydrologic monitoring stations continue to send data in near real-time to NWISWeb, and we are continuing critical water monitoring activities to.

Hydrogeology of the Upper and Middle Verde River Watersheds, Central Arizona By Kyle W. Blasch, John P. Hoffmann, Leslie F. Graser, Jeannie R. Bryson, and Alan L. Flint Prepared in cooperation with the Arizona Department of Water Resources and Yavapai CountyFile Size: 9MB.

Comparison Graph of Snowpack & Precipitation (Current and previous water years, and yr average data) Current Water Year Tables for Individual Sites: Snow Water | Precipitation | Air Temperature; SNOTEL Tab Separated Data; Monthly Data.

Arizona Basin Outlook Reports (Summary of Arizona's Water Supply Conditions). Forested watersheds provide critically important ecosystem services as sources of high-quality water for drinking, agriculture, and industry.

Montane forested watersheds provide additional services and benefits, including hydroelectric energy, wood products, recreation, esthetic values, and hazard by: 1. Effects of Climate Variability and Accelerated Forest Thinning on Watershed-Scale Runoff in Southwestern USA Ponderosa Pine Forests Marcos D.

Robles1*, Robert M. Marshall1, Frances O’Donnell2, Edward B. Smith3, Jeanmarie A. Haney1, David F. Gori4 1The Nature Conservancy Center for Science and Public Policy, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America, 2Northern Arizona.

Paleohydrology of flash floods in small desert watersheds in western Arizona P. Kyle House Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada Victor R. Baker Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona Abstract.

RAIFALL CHARACTERIZATION AND SENDIMENTOLOGICAL RESPONSES OF WATERSHEDS WITH DIFEREMT LAND USES TO PRECIPITATION IN THE SEMIARID REGION BRAZIL J.

RIBEIRO FILHO et al. Rev. Caatinga, Mossoró, v. 30, n. 2, p. –abr. – jun., The region climate is type BSw'h' (hot semiarid with average temperature over 18 ºC in theCited by: 2. 2 Watershed - Importance 1. Understand what a watershed is both literally and conceptually (including the mapped representation of a watershed and the issue of scale).File Size: KB.

Despite continued interest in stream water temperature (Tw) analysis, there are few studies of Tw response to rainfall events at forested watersheds. We examined 61 sets of data on Tw for 21 rainfall events at 16 watersheds with various slope gradients (from to ) in four regions of Japan from June to December The investigation focused on the changes of specific Cited by: Evaluation of the Magnitude and Frequency of Floods in Urban Watersheds in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona.

PB RAINFALL-RUNOFF RELATIONSHIPS FOR SMALL, MOUNTAINOUS, FORESTED WATERSHEDS IN THE EASTERN UNITED STATES by NEGUSSIE HAILU TEDELA (Under the Direction of Todd C. Rasmussen and Steven C.

McCutcheon) ABSTRACT Runoff is a complex interaction between precipitation and landscape factors. While some of these factors (e.g., land use and cover File Size: 1MB.

Watershed scale rainfall interception on two forested watersheds in the Luquillo Mountains of Puerto Rico.

Hydrol., Interception losses were monitored for one year and related to vegetation characteristics in two forested watersheds in the Luquillo Experimental Forest of Puerto by: [1] An extensive precipitation database at the ∼ km 2 Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed (WGEW) has been developed over the past 53 years with the first records starting in August and continuing to the present.

The WGEW is a tributary of the San Pedro River, is located in southeastern Arizona, and surrounds the town of Tombstone. Average annual precipitation for the period of Cited by: The precipitation characteristics were subjected to Pearson's correlation at 1 and 5% of significance and the events that produced sediments in each watershed were hierarchically grouped by hierarchical cluster analysis technique.

Two hundred precipitation events were recorded, with 23 (RC), 18 (TC) and 43 (DC) events producing by: 2. forested watershed is the sum of transpiration (water removed from the soil and used by plants during photosynthesis) and evaporation of precipitation intercepted by the forest canopy, stems, and soil litter layer.

Forest structure (e.g., leaf area, stem density, basal area) influences both canopy interception of precipitation and tree water by: documents the hydrologic response of nine watersheds in Southeast Arizona within the first two years after the occurrence of wildfire. METHODS Basin average precipitation used in this paper was obtained by taking an aerial pixel average from the NWS WSRD radar located on Empire Mountain to the southeast of Tucson, AZ.

THE IMPACT OF STORM CHARACTERISTICS AND LAND USE ON NUTRIENT EXPORT IN TWO GLACIATED WATERSHEDS IN CENTRAL INDIANA, USA This study investigated nutrient export during three spring storm events in two different land use watersheds (agricultural and mixed land use) in a glacial till landscape of the Midwestern, USA.

California has recently experienced one of the worst droughts on record, negatively impacting forest ecosystems across the state. As a major source of the region’s water supply, it is important to evaluate the vegetation and water balance response of these montane forested watersheds to climate variability across the range of rain- to snow-dominated precipitation by: 3.

Species composition of forested natural communities near freshwater hydrological features in an urbanizing watershed of west central Florida Melissa H.

Friedman(1), Michael G. Andreu(2), Wayne C. Zipperer(3), Rob J. Northrop(4), and Amr Abd-Elrahman(5) (1)Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology, University of Florida - IFAS, P.O.

BoxGainesville, FL Author: Melissa H Friedman, Michael G. Andreu, Wayne Zipperer, Rob J. Northrop, Amr Abd-Elrahman. precipitation database, Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed, Arizona, United States, Water Resour Res., 44, W05 SO4, doi /WR 1.

Introduction [2] Observation and measurement of the spatial and tem-poral variations of precipitation are fundamental to our understanding of watershed and hydrological processes.

Determine watershed response characteristics and interpret them in hydrologic terms with accent on Arizona and the southwest.

Delineate de-facto hydrologic response groups for small watersheds from available data, with accent on Arizona and southwest. Test the. Water availability in forested mountain watersheds: Mountain forests can provide a steady, sustainable supply of high-quality water.

We seek to improve understanding of recharge processes and land surface/atmospheric interactions that affect this resource. Stable isotope tracers and precipitation. Reconstructed Temperature and Precipitation on a Millennial Timescale from Tree-Rings in the Southern Colorado Plateau, U.S.A.

Climatic Change 5Wilcox, D. R., and G. Robertson Jr., J. Wood aAntecedents to Perry Mesa: Early Pueblo III Defensive Refuge Systems in West. In order to gain insight into the effect of watershed conditions on fluctuations in stream water temperature, we statistically analyzed water temperature data for 1 year, using root mean square (Rms) and harmonic (A Amplitude, φ delay time) methods.

The average values of delay time (days) between air and water temperatures (T a and T w) of small (Cited by: A major focus of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Trout Lake Water, Energy, and Biogeochemical Budgets (WEBB) project is the development of a watershed model to allow predictions of hydrologic response to future conditions including land-use and climate change.

[6] In this study, we measured precipitation, runoff, and under‐ and between‐shrub soil moisture over a period of 20 years (–) at the Lucky Hills shrub‐dominated site in the Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed (WGEW) near Tombstone, Arizona.

The objectives of this analysis were to study the hydrologic impacts of precipitation pulses. This new edition is a major revision of the popular introductory reference on hydrology and watershed management principles, methods, and applications.

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Ecological Implications of Verde River Flows Prepared by Jeanmarie A. Haney, The Nature Conservancy Dale S. Turner, The Nature Conservancy Abe E. Springer, Northern Arizona University Juliet C. Stromberg, Arizona State University Lawrence E. Stevens, Museum of Northern Arizona Philip A.

Pearthree, Arizona Geological Survey Vashti Supplee File Size: 4MB. Get your 3-Day weather forecast for Forest Pdf Estates, AZ. Hi/Low, RealFeel, precip, radar, & everything you need to be ready for the day, commute, and weekend!The watersheds had a hydrological regime dominated by precipitation in winter and high precipitation variability, with annual averages from to mm [8,25,26].

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Forested watersheds. moderate climate, slow down water runoff and erosion, absorb pollutants, prevent flooding All of the following characteristics would make a species more prone to extinction except.