We describe long term data collected at the Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed (RCEW) related to below-ground fluxes of energy and water. Three kinds of data are described: (i) evapotranspiration (ET) as measured by lysimeter and (ii) soil water content as measured by neutron probe
The length of record ranges from 15 years for the lysimeter data to 25 years for the neutron probe data. These data were collected at locations representing different climates and soils within the RCEW. Spatial variability of water balance within the watershed and well as temporal variability at specific sites is illustrated. High correlation between neutron probe and lysimeter results are the basis for assessing the accuracy of neutron probe-measured changes in soil-water content.
RCEW, Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed, soil moisture, soil water, soil evapotranspiration, ET, USDA-ARS
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Mark S. Seyfried; Gerald N. Flerchinger; Clatyon L. Hanson; Mark D. Murdock; Steven S. Van Vactor (2011). "CZO Dataset: Reynolds Creek - Soil Moisture, Soil Evapotranspiration (1977-2011)." Retrieved 18 Feb 2019, from http://criticalzone.org/reynolds/data/dataset/3732/
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