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Scientific Investigations Report 2008–5135

Scientific Investigations Report 2008–5135

Portable Chamber Measurements of Evapotranspiration at the Amargosa Desert Research Site near Beatty, Nye County, Nevada, 2003–06

By C. Amanda Garcia, Michael J. Johnson, Brian J. Andraski, Keith J. Halford, and C. Justin Mayers

Photograph of U.S. Geological Survey field crew, Michael Johnson and Chris Stone, collecting evapotranspiration measurements using a hemispherical chamber at the Amargosa Desert Research Site near Beatty, Nye County, Nevada. (Photograph taken by Brian Andraski, Research Hydrologist, Carson City, Nevada, 2003). Download PDF (688 KB)

Table of Contents

Conversion Factors and Datums



Study Design and Methods

Evapotranspiration Measurements


References Cited



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