Shita Wadi - Israel

Basic Information

Site Name: 

Shita Wadi

Country (Site Location): 

Israel

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General Site Description: 

A small watershed that collects floods and run-off. The lowest place is home to a (relativity) dense Acacia savana. The slopes are completely bare. The wadi is covered with alluvium resting on a 6 m layer of red surface of late Pleistocene, which includes silt, clay and fine sand. Rainfall is 30 mm

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General Characteristics, Purpose, History

Site Status: 

existing

Year Site Established: 

2015

Size : 

103.00ha

Purpose of Site : 

the study of climte change on Acacia trees and their food-web.

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Photos
  • Wadi Shita LTER runoff
    Collecting runoff water in Wadi Shita
  • Wadi Shita LTER from drone
    Acacia trees from top
  • Wadi Shita Acacia raddiana trees
    Two trees of Acacia raddiana
Geographic

Coordinates: 

Latitude: 30.138002596392
Longitude: 35.127448549366