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Structure and Function of a Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem – The Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Site - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Structure and Function of a Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem: The Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Site

Kris M. Havstad, Laura F. Huenneke, and William H. Schlesinger

Abstract

The Jornada Basin LTER is located in the Chihuahuan Desert, the largest in North America. This region of south central New Mexico has a history of nearly 100 years as the basis for scientific research. This work gives a thorough, encompassing review of the tremendous array of observations resulting from experiments conducted in this ecosystem. Beginning with thorough descriptions of the most salient features of the region, the book then reviews a wide range of archived and active data sets on a diversity of biotic and abiotic features. It next presents a syntheses of important topics including ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780195117769
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195117769.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kris M. Havstad, editor

Laura F. Huenneke, editor

William H. Schlesinger, editor

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