The Monsoon Rainfall Manipulation Experiment (MRME) is to understand changes in ecosystem structure and function of a semiarid grassland caused by increased precipitation variability, which alters the pulses of soil moisture that drive primary productivity, community composition, and ecosystem functioning. The overarching hypothesis being tested is that changes in event size and variability will alter grassland productivity, ecosystem processes, and plant community dynamics. These soil carbon dioxide data were collected at three depths.
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Sevilleta Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Project
2010-07-02 - 2015-11-23
Collins, Scott (2015): Monsoon Rainfall Manipulation Experiment (MRME): Soil Carbon Dioxide Concentrations from the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, NM (2010 - present). Long Term Ecological Research Network. http://dx.doi.org/10.6073/pasta/ba859ffb7a5477d8b56b6ce9207351d1