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ET Site List and Information

Click on the site identification number to retrieve data from NWIS. Note: data for many sites are not yet available for retrieval from NWIS. There is an effort underway to archive these data.

USGS Site Identification Site Name Annual ET, in inches Study Period ET Source Area
Amargosa Desert Research Site
364555117412401 ADRS 7.6 1/01/03-12/31/05 Low-density cover of creosote
Ash Meadows Area
362227116181101 Bole Spring North 31.2 1/14/96-1/13/97 Low-density cover of bunch grass
362213116181701 Bole Spring South 22.6 1/01/96-12/31/97 Low-density cover of saltgrass
362517116202301 Carson Meadow 41.3 3/22/95-3/21/97 High-density cover of mixed grasses, clover, scattered shrubs
362859116201801 Fairbanks Meadow 36.8 8/02/97-8/02/00 High-density cover of saltgrass
362901116202201 Fairbanks Swamp 46.9 1/31/96-1/30/97 High-density cover of cattails and reeds
362422116200601 Lower Crystal Flat 31.0 12/26/95-12/25/96 Very-low-density cover of bunch grass
362644116210501 Peterson Reservoir 103.2 6/25/96-6/25/97 Open water
362853116200501 Rogers Spring 1 23.0 1/01/94-12/31/95 Low-to-medium-density cover of saltgrass
362855116195501 Rogers Spring 2 38.8 1/01/94-12/31/95 Low-to-medium-density cover of wire-grass and saltgrass
362538116212001 Spring Meadow 7.4 9/05/96-9/05/97 Very low-to-low-density cover of saltgrass
Basin and Range Carbonate-Rock Aquifer System
390825114034301 SNV-1 10.03 9/01/05-8/31/06 Medium-density desert shrubs, primarily greasewood
384639114280401 SPV-1 10.02 9/01/05-8/31/06 Low-density cover of desert shrubs, primarily greasewood and rabittbrush
384709114275601 SPV-2 12.07 9/01/05-8/31/06 Medium-density cover of desert shrubs, primarily greasewood and rabittbrush
385612114251601 SPV-3 26.94 9/01/05-8/31/06 Mixed grasses
382449115030301 WRV-1 12.77 9/01/05-8/31/06 High-density cover of desert shrubs, primarily greasewood
383826115061001 WRV-2 12.18 9/01/05-8/31/06 Medium-density cover of desert shrubs, primarily greasewood
Carson Valley
390040119463201 Aldax ET-2 37.1 10/01/03-9/30/04 Flood irrigated alfalfa
385131119454501 Dressler ET-8 52.2 10/01/03-9/30/04 Flood-irrigated pasture
385625119424301 Godecke ET-5 36.4 10/01/03-9/30/04 Flood-irrigated alfalfa
385517119484701 Hakansson ET-6 20.2 10/01/03-9/30/04 Non-irriated pasture
385441119495801 Jobs Peak ET-7 18.0 10/01/03-9/30/04 Bitterbrush and sagebrush
385858119493001 Nature Conservancy ET-4 33.6 10/01/03-9/30/04 Flood-irrigated pasture
390147119482101 Rabbitbrush ET-1 22.3 10/01/03-9/30/04 Rabittbrush and greasewood
385945119474301 Walker ET-3 38.1 10/01/03-9/30/04 Flood irrigated pasture
Climate Transect, Clark County
362732115232101 Corn Creek 6/07/09-6/06/10 Mesquite
361819115403101 Lee Canyon 12.52 7/04/08-4/07/11 Primarily bare-ground evaporation/sublimation, some Ponderosa Pine transpiration
361705115433301 Wallace Canyon - White fir and ponderosa pine
363111115094801 Yucca Forest 6/07/09-6/06/10 Joshua trees
Colorado Regional Ground-Water Flow System
365100114395701 Lower Meadow Valley 33.6 1/01/06-12/31/06 Medium-density cover of pickleweed
364127114411601 Muddy River 43.2 7/30/03-10/19/06 Medium-density cover of mesquite
373113114345901 Rainbow Canyon 18.0 6/18/05-10/19/06 Medium-density cover of rabbitbrush and sage
363515114194201 Virgin River 46.8 2/10/05-3/09/05 High-density cover of salt cedar
Death Valley
361252116462903 Bare-Soil Playa 2.52 8/01/97-12/01/99 Bare-soil playa
361146116520402 Eagle-Borax 24.0 1/01/00-9/01/01 Medium-density cover of primarily salt and bunch grasses, arrowweed, mesquite, minor pickleweed
364445117081101 Mesquite Flat 34.8 1/26/99-10/04/01 High-density cover of primarily marsh and meadow grasses, and mesquite
364419117084402 Mesquite Flat mixed grasses 46.8 3/19/00-10/04/01 High-density cover of primarily marsh and meadow grasses, and mesquite
361712116531202 Pickleweed 7.2 3/05/98-8/18/00 Low-density cover of primarily salt grass, pickleweed, and shrub mesquite
361340116470703 Salt Playa 2.04 6/10/98-7/26/01 Salt-encrusted playa
Diamond Valley Flow System
394212116025801 Diamond Valley North 5/24/07-9/30/13 Medium-to-high-density cover of primarily greasewood
395006116030101 Diamond Valley South 5/24/07-9/30/13 Sprinkler-irrigated Timothy grass field
393553116252401 Kobeh Valley East 5/24/07-9/30/13 Medium-to-high-density cover of primarily greasewood
393711116124501 Kobeh Valley West 5/24/07-9/30/13 Medium-to-high-density cover of primarily greasewood
Grapevine Springs
370106117230602 Grapevine Springs 29.0 12/29/00-10/30/02 High-density cover of desert wild grape, mesquite, desert willow, and arrowweed
Lake Mead
360500114465601 Lake Mead Boulder Basin 81.65 3/01/10-2/28/11 Open water
360500114465601 Lake Mead Boulder Basin 74.07 3/01/11-2/29/12 Open water
360500114465601 Lake Mead Boulder Basin 74.34 3/01/12-2/28/13 Open water
361831114224001 Lake Mead Overton Arm 90.0 3/01/99-5/05/00 Open water
360314114450501 Lake Mead Sentinel Island 90.0 6/23/97-6/23/98 Open water
360554114274501 Lake Mead Virgin Basin 90.0 4/09/98-1/27/00 Open water
360740114433601 Lake Mead Water Barge Cove 90.0 1/31/97-2/09/00 Open water
Lower Colorado River
344756114331501 Topock Marsh AW 28.32 1/01/03-12/31/03 Low-to-medium-density cover of arrowweed; few saltcedar or mesquite
344617114313401 Topock Marsh MV 30.12 6/01/02-5/31/04 Medium-density cover of mixed vegetation; screwbean, mesquite, saltcedar, salt grass, arrowweed, baccharis, sharp-leafed rush.
344827114320201 Topock Marsh SC 42.6 6/01/02-5/31/04 High-density saltcedar
Lower Walker River Basin
390319119080201 Alfalfa B01 ET Station (B01) 40.1 4/01/05-3/30/06 Flood irrigated alfalfa intermittent with non-irrigated alfalfa and weeds
390630119084701 Alfalfa B11 ET Station (B11) 48.8 3/01/05-2/28/07 Flood irrigated alfalfa
385114118443401 Greasewood 2 ET Station (GRE2) 7.3 10/01/06-9/30/07 Low-to-medium-density cover of greasewood
385426118440801 Greasewood ET Station (GRE) 6.0 3/01/05-2/28/06 Low-density cover of greasewood
385308118462501 Rabbitbrush 2 ET Station (RAB2) 37.8 10/01/06-9/30/07 Medium-density cover of rabbitbrush.
385330118461601 Rabbitbrush ET Station (RAB) 6.9 3/01/05-2/28/06 Low-density cover of rabbitbrush.
385103118462201 Salt Cedar ET Station (TAM) 11.7 4/01/05-3/30/07 Medium-density cover of saltcedar intermittently defoliated by saltcedar leaf beetle
385203118450601 Salt Grass 2 ET Station (SAL2) 20.3 10/01/06-9/30/07 Medium-density cover of saltgrass
385154118443001 Salt Grass ET Station (SAL) 10.6 3/01/05-2/28/06 Low-density cover of saltgrass
384443118430901 Walker Lake ET station (LAK) 59.6 1/01/05-12/31/06 Open water
390653118583901 Willow ET Station (WIL) 46.2 2/01/05-1/31/06 Medium-to-high-density stand of willows next to river with varying density of saltgrass in understory
Oasis Valley
370039116432402 Middle Oasis Valley 29.9 1/09/98-1/09/00 Low-to-medium-density cover of wire and saltgrass
370113116434903 Springdale 37.7 5/31/96-5/31/98 High-density cover of meadow and marsh grass
370242116422902 Upper Oasis Valley Lower 16.6 8/29/98-8/28/00 Medium-to-high-density cover of desert shrubs, primarily greasewood
370249116424102 Upper Oasis Valley Middle 19.6 9/19/99-9/18/00 Low-to-medium-density cover of saltgrass
370349116413901 Upper Oasis Valley Upper 7.4 9/19/98-9/18/00 Low-density cover of desert shrubs, primarily wolfberry and rabittbrush
Rainier Mesa
371048116122501 Brush Site 13.6 1/01/02-8/24/05 Low-density cover of perennial grasses and high-desert scrub brush dominated by rabbitbrush
371128116125901 Tree Site 12.0 1/01/02-8/24/05 Low-to-medium-density cover of pinion and juniper forest
Ruby Valley
401334115280401 Bulrush marsh 50.24 10/01/99-9/30/00 Medium-density cover to dense bulrush and cattails
400425115320401 Desert-shrub upland 11.96 10/01/99-9/30/00 Medium-density black sagebrush and green rabbitbrush
400440115310001 Meadow - High-density cover of mixed sedges, rushes, and grasses
400449115302601 Open water 63.64 10/01/99-9/30/00 Open water, submerged aquatic vegetation
401013115271901 Phreatophyte-1 15.89 10/01/99-9/30/00 Medium-density cover of saltgrass, rubber rabittbrush, basin wildrye, greasewood, and big sagebrush
401731115250001 Phreatophyte-2 - Medium density cover of rubber rabbitbrush, basin wildrye, greasewood, and big sagebrush
400834115264801 Phreatophyte-3 - Medium-density cover of rubber rabbitbrush, basin wildrye, greasewood, and big sagebrush
401016115271701 Phreatophyte-4 - Medium-density cover of saltgrass, rubber rabbitbrush, basin wildrye, and big sagebrush
401013115263901 Phreatophyte-5 - Low-to-medium density cover of greasewood, rubber rabbitbrush, basin wildrye, and big sagebrush
Tracy Segment hydrographic area, Storey, Washoe, and Lyon Counties
392935119251201 Desert shrub 11.5 10/01/01-9/30/02 Non-phreatophytic perennial grasses and sagebrush, and bare soil
393132119225701 Pinion-juniper 11.7 10/01/01-9/30/02 Pinion-juniper forest, low-density shrubs and periennal grasses

 


 

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