Delta-Flux: An Eddy Covariance Network for a Climate-Smart Lower Mississippi Basin Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Delta-Flux: An Eddy Covariance Network for a Climate-Smart Lower Mississippi Basin

Creator

  • Author: Runkle, Benjamin R. K.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: University of Arkansas
  • Author: Rigby, James R.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Unit
  • Author: Reba, Michele L.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Unit
  • Author: Anapalli, Saseendran S.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Unit
  • Author: Bhattacharjee, Joydeep
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: University of Louisiana
  • Author: Krauss, Ken W.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: United States Geological Survey
  • Author: Liang, Lu
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: University of Arkansas; University of North Texas
  • Author: Locke, Martin A.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Unit
  • Author: Novick, Kimberly A.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Indiana University
  • Author: Sui, Ruixiu
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Unit
  • Author: Suvočarev, Kosana
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: University of Arkansas
  • Author: White, Paul M., Jr
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Unit

Publisher

  • Name: American Society of Agronomy
    Place of Publication: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Name: Crop Science Society of America
    Place of Publication: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Name: Soil Science Society of America
    Place of Publication: Madison, Wisconsin

Date

  • Creation: 2017-02-23
  • Submission Date: 2017-01-18
  • Acceptance Date: 2017-02-10

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This article describes the rationale to create the new Delta-Flux network, which will coordinate efforts to quantify carbon and water budgets at seventeen eddy covariance flux tower sites in the Lower Mississippi River Basin.
  • Physical Description: 5 p.

Subject

  • Keyword: breathing earth system simulator
  • Keyword: evapotranspiration
  • Keyword: gross primary productivity
  • Keyword: lower mississippi river basin
  • Keyword: long-term agroecosystem
  • Keyword: moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer

Source

  • Journal: Agricultural & Environmental Letters, 2017. Madison, WI: ASA, CSSA, SSSA

Citation

  • Publication Title: Agricultural & Environmental Letters
  • Volume: 2
  • Issue: 1
  • Page Start: 1
  • Page End: 5

Collection

  • Name: UNT Scholarly Works
    Code: UNTSW

Institution

  • Name: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
    Code: UNTCAS

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-nd

Resource Type

  • Article

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • DOI: 10.2134/ael2017.01.0003
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1234363

Degree

  • Academic Department: Geography

Note

  • Display Note: Abstract: Networks of remotely monitored research sites are increasingly the tool used to study regional agricultural impacts on carbon and water fluxes. However, key national networks such as the National Ecological Observatory Network and AmeriFlux lack contributions from the Lower Mississippi River Basin (LMRB), a highly productive agricultural area with opportunities for soil carbon sequestration through conservation practices. The authors describe the rationale to create the new Delta-Flux network, which will coordinate efforts to quantify carbon and water budgets at seventeen eddy covariance flux tower sites in the LMRB. The network structure will facilitate climate-smart management strategies based on production-scale and continuous measurements of carbon and water fluxes from the landscape to the atmosphere under different soil and water management conditions. The seventeen instrumented field sites are expected to monitor fluxes within the most characteristic landscapes of the target area: row-crop fields, pasture, grasslands, forests, and marshes. The network participants are committed to open collaboration and efficient regionalization of site-level findings to support sustainable agricultural and forestry management and conservation of natural resources.