Shita Wadi - Israel

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Site Name
Shita Wadi
Short name
Shita Wadi
Country
Israel
Site Manager
Operating Organisation
Funding Agency
Keywords
animal ecology
Animal-plant interaction
arthropods
biodiversity
biodiversity conservation
biogeochemistry
carbon
dissolved organic carbon
forest cover
herbaceous plants
LAI (Leaf Area Index)
rain
runoff
soil chemical characteristics (pH, CEC, EC, C and N content, …)
subsurface runoff
surface runoff
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
Last modified
2020-04-19 01:04:24
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
existing
Year Established
2015
Purpose
the study of climte change on Acacia trees and their food-web.
Photos
Wadi Shita LTER runoff
Wadi Shita LTER from drone
Wadi Shita Acacia raddiana trees
Geographic
Size
103.00ha
Elevation (average)
250.00msl
Elevation (min)
240.00msl
Elevation (max)
260.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
LTER Israel (LTER_EU_IL_015)This site is a verified "LTER Israel" member.
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