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Research Output 1994 2018

2018

Climate Change Impacts on Net Ecosystem Productivity in a Subtropical Shrubland of Northwestern México

Verduzco, V. S., Vivoni, E. R., Yépez, E. A., Rodríguez, J. C., Watts, C. J., Tarin, T., Garatuza-Payán, J., Robles-Morua, A. & Ivanov, V. Y., 1 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. p. 688-711 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

shrubland
productivity
climate change
ecosystem
carbon budget
2017
31 Citations (Scopus)

CO<inf>2</inf> exchange and evapotranspiration across dryland ecosystems of southwestern North America

Biederman, J. A., Scott, R. L., Bell, T. W., Bowling, D. R., Dore, S., Garatuza-Payan, J., Kolb, T. E., Krishnan, P., Krofcheck, D. J., Litvak, M. E., Maurer, G. E., Meyers, T. P., Oechel, W. C., Papuga, S. A., Ponce-Campos, G. E., Rodriguez, J. C., Smith, W. K., Vargas, R., Watts, C. J., Yepez, E. A. & 1 others, Goulden, M. L., 1 Oct 2017, In : Global Change Biology. p. 4204-4221 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Evapotranspiration
Ecosystems
evapotranspiration
ecosystem
net ecosystem production
2016
13 Citations (Scopus)

Contrasting precipitation seasonality influences evapotranspiration dynamics in water-limited shrublands

Villarreal, S., Vargas, R., Yepez, E. A., Acosta, J. S., Castro, A., Escoto-Rodriguez, M., Lopez, E., Martínez-Osuna, J., Rodriguez, J. C., Smith, S. V., Vivoni, E. R. & Watts, C. J., 1 Feb 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. p. 494-508 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

shrubland
seasonality
evapotranspiration
soil water
water content
2015
18 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of sowing date on yield and water use efficiency of wheat analyzed through spatial modeling and FORMOSAT-2 images

Duchemin, B., Fieuzal, R., Rivera, M. A., Ezzahar, J., Jarlan, L., Rodriguez, J. C., Hagolle, O. & Watts, C., 1 Jan 2015, In : Remote Sensing. p. 5951-5979 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

sowing date
water use efficiency
wheat
evapotranspiration
crop
17 Citations (Scopus)

Variations of net ecosystem production due to seasonal precipitation differences in a tropical dry forest of northwest Mexico

Verduzco, V. S., Garatuza-Payán, J., Yépez, E. A., Watts, C. J., Rodríguez, J. C., Robles-Morua, A. & Vivoni, E. R., 1 Nov 2015, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. p. 2081-2094 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

net ecosystem production
dry forest
tropical forest
monsoon
forest ecosystem
2014
35 Citations (Scopus)

A modeling approach reveals differences in evapotranspiration and its partitioning in two semiarid ecosystems in Northwest Mexico

Méndez-Barroso, L. A., Vivoni, E. R., Robles-Morua, A., Mascaro, G., Yépez, E. A., Rodríguez, J. C., Watts, C. J., Garatuza-Payán, J. & Saíz-Hernández, J. A., 1 Jan 2014, In : Water Resources Research. p. 3229-3252 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

evapotranspiration
partitioning
transpiration
ecosystem
vegetation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Evapotranspiration partitioning with stable isotopes for ecohydrological studies

Tarin, T., Yépez, E. A., Garatuza-Payán, J., Watts, C. J., Rodríguez, J. C., Vivoni, E. R. & Méndez-Barroso, L. A., 1 Jan 2014, In : Tecnologia y Ciencias del Agua. p. 99-116 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Evapotranspiration
Isotopes
evapotranspiration
stable isotope
partitioning
37 Citations (Scopus)

Intercomparison of four remote-sensing-based energy balance methods to retrieve surface evapotranspiration and water stress of irrigated fields in semi-arid climate

Chirouze, J., Boulet, G., Jarlan, L., Fieuzal, R., Rodriguez, J. C., Ezzahar, J., Er-Raki, S., Bigeard, G., Merlin, O., Garatuza-Payan, J., Watts, C. & Chehbouni, G., 27 Mar 2014, In : Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. p. 1165-1188 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

water stress
energy balance
evapotranspiration
remote sensing
climate
12 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal downscaling and statistical analysis of rainfall across a topographic transect in northwest Mexico

Mascaro, G., Vivoni, E. R., Gochis, D. J., Watts, C. J. & Rodriguez, J. C., 1 Jan 2014, In : Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. p. 910-927 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

downscaling
statistical analysis
transect
rainfall
summer
2013
25 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of crop evapotranspiration of table grapes in a semi-arid region of Northwest Mexico using multi-spectral vegetation index

Er-Raki, S., Rodriguez, J. C., Garatuza-Payan, J., Watts, C. J. & Chehbouni, A., 1 May 2013, In : Agricultural Water Management. p. 12-19 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

table grapes
vegetation index
semiarid region
arid zones
evapotranspiration
20 Citations (Scopus)

Progress and opportunities for monitoring greenhouse gases fluxes in Mexican ecosystems: The MexFlux network

Vargas, R., Yépez, E. A., Andrade, J. L., Ángeles, G., Arredondo, T., Castellanos, A. E., Delgado-Balbuena, J., Garatuza-Payán, J., González Del Castillo, E., Oechel, W., Rodríguez, J. C., Sánchez-Azofeifa, A., Velasco, E., Vivoni, E. R. & Watts, C., 1 Jan 2013, In : Atmosfera. p. 325-336 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

eddy covariance
greenhouse gas
terrestrial ecosystem
urban ecosystem
ecosystem
2012

Estimating ET using scintillometers and satellites in an irrigated vineyard in the Costa De Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico

Mulder, M., Lopez-Ibarra, J. A., Watts, C. J., Rodriguez, J. C., Hartogensis, O. K. & Moene, A. F., 1 Dec 2012, p. 195-198. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearch

vineyard
Meteosat
geostationary satellite
vegetation index
evapotranspiration
27 Citations (Scopus)

Future use of tritium in mapping pre-bomb groundwater volumes

Eastoe, C. J., Watts, C. J., Ploughe, M. & Wright, W. E., 1 Jan 2012, In : Ground Water. p. 87-93 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

tritium
Tritium
Groundwater
groundwater
recharge
2011
10 Citations (Scopus)

A medium-scale traveling ionospheric disturbance observed from the ground and from space

Dymond, K. F., Watts, C., Coker, C., Budzien, S. A., Bernhardt, P. A., Kassim, N., Lazio, T. J., Weiler, K., Crane, P. C., Ray, P. S., Cohen, A., Clarke, T., Rickard, L. J., Taylor, G. B., Schinzel, F., Pihlstrom, Y., Kuniyoshi, M., Close, S., Colestock, P., Myers, S. & 1 others, Datta, A., 12 Oct 2011, In : Radio Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

traveling ionospheric disturbances
COSMIC
Ionosphere
Satellites
F region
2010
19 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon dioxide and water vapour exchange in a tropical dry forest as influenced by the North American Monsoon System (NAMS)

Perez-Ruiz, E. R., Garatuza-Payan, J., Watts, C. J., Rodriguez, J. C., Yepez, E. A. & Scott, R. L., 1 May 2010, In : Journal of Arid Environments. p. 556-563 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dry forest
dry forests
water vapor
tropical forests
tropical forest
21 Citations (Scopus)

Improved land-atmosphere relations through distributed footprint sampling in a subtropical scrubland during the North American monsoon

Vivoni, E. R., Watts, C. J., Rodríguez, J. C., Garatuza-Payan, J., Méndez-Barroso, L. A. & Saiz-Hernández, J. A., 1 May 2010, In : Journal of Arid Environments. p. 579-584 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

footprint
shrublands
monsoon
surface flux
atmosphere
5 Citations (Scopus)

Land surface ecohydrology of the North American monsoon system

Vivoni, E. R., Watts, C. J. & Gochis, D. J., 1 May 2010, In : Journal of Arid Environments. p. 529-530 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

66 Citations (Scopus)

On the spatiotemporal variability of soil moisture and evapotranspiration in a mountainous basin within the North American monsoon region

Vivoni, E. R., Rodríguez, J. C. & Watts, C. J., 1 Feb 2010, In : Water Resources Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

evapotranspiration
monsoon
soil moisture
catchment
basin

Spatio-temporal variations in surface characteristics over the North American Monsoon region

Lizarraga-Celaya, C., Watts, C. J., Rodriguez, J. C., Garatuza-Payan, J., Scott, R. L., Saiz-Hernandez, J. & Watts Thorp, C. J., May 2010, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 74, 5, p. 540-548

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Spatio-temporal variations in surface characteristics over the North American Monsoon region

Lizárraga-Celaya, C., Watts, C. J., Rodríguez, J. C., Garatuza-Payán, J., Scott, R. L. & Sáiz-Hernández, J., 1 May 2010, In : Journal of Arid Environments. p. 540-548 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

albedo (reflectance)
temporal variation
monsoon
shrub
shrubs
22 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of soil depth on land surface energy and water fluxes in the North American Monsoon region

Gochis, D. J., Vivoni, E. R. & Watts, C. J., 1 May 2010, In : Journal of Arid Environments. p. 564-571 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

surface energy
soil depth
land surface
monsoon
surface water
1 Citation (Scopus)

Three dimensional tomography of the ionosphere using a radio telescope Interferometer

Watts, C., Karle, J. & Dymond, K. F., 1 Dec 2010, p. 1138-1141. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearch

interferometer
tomography
ionosphere
radio
GPS
13 Citations (Scopus)

Water use by perennial crops in the lower Sonora watershed

Rodríguez, J. C., Grageda, J., Watts, C. J., Garatuza-Payan, J., Castellanos-Villegas, A., Rodríguez-Casas, J., Saiz-Hernandez, J. & Olavarrieta, V., 1 May 2010, In : Journal of Arid Environments. p. 603-610 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

pecans
water use
grapes
irrigation
watershed
2009
1 Citation (Scopus)

Estimating area-averaged surface fluxes over contrasted agricultural patchwork in a semi-arid region

Chehbouni, A., Ezzahar, J., Watts, C. J. & Garatuza-Payan, J., 1 Jan 2009, Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing for Land Degradation Assessment. 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

surface flux
semiarid region
eddy
sensible heat flux
water resource
30 Citations (Scopus)

Scintillometer intercomparison study - Continued

Kleissl, J., Watts, C. J., Rodriguez, J. C., Naif, S. & Vivoni, E. R., 12 Feb 2009, In : Boundary-Layer Meteorology. p. 437-443 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

sensible heat flux
transect
boundary layer
measuring
74 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal and interannual relations between precipitation, surface soil moisture and vegetation dynamics in the North American monsoon region

Méndez-Barroso, L. A., Vivoni, E. R., Watts, C. J. & Rodríguez, J. C., 20 Oct 2009, In : Journal of Hydrology. p. 59-70 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

vegetation dynamics
monsoon
soil moisture
vegetation
vegetation index
2008
47 Citations (Scopus)

Aircraft based soil moisture retrievals under mixed vegetation and topographic conditions

Bindlish, R., Jackson, T. J., Gasiewski, A., Stankov, B., Klein, M., Cosh, M. H., Mladenova, I., Watts, C., Vivoni, E., Lakshmi, V., Bolten, J. & Keefer, T., 15 Feb 2008, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. p. 375-390 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

aircraft
Soil moisture
soil moisture
Aircraft
soil water
79 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of ground-based and remotely-sensed surface soil moisture estimates over complex terrain during SMEX04

Vivoni, E. R., Gebremichael, M., Watts, C. J., Bindlish, R. & Jackson, T. J., 15 Feb 2008, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. p. 314-325 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

complex terrain
Soil moisture
soil moisture
soil water
basins
90 Citations (Scopus)

Observed relation between evapotranspiration and soil moisture in the North American monsoon region

Vivoni, E. R., Moreno, H. A., Mascaro, G., Rodriguez, J. C., Watts, C. J., Garatuza-Payan, J. & Scott, R. L., 28 Nov 2008, In : Geophysical Research Letters.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

evapotranspiration
soil moisture
monsoons
ecosystems
moisture

The San Pedro River-A case study for examining past landscape change and forecasting hydrological and biological response to urban growth and land-use change

Kepner, W. G., Boykin, K. G., Semmens, D. J., Goodrich, D. C., Watts, C. J. & Guertin, D. P., 1 Dec 2008, In : US Geological Survey Circular. p. 39-40 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalNoteResearchpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)

Using remotely sensed data to estimate area-averaged daily surface fluxes over a semi-arid mixed agricultural land

Abdelghani, C., Hoedjes, J. C. B., Rodriquez, J. C., Watts, C. J., Garatuza, J., Jacob, F. & Kerr, Y. H., 13 Mar 2008, In : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. p. 330-342 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

surface flux
evapotranspiration
agricultural land
remote sensing
land surface
2007
49 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in vegetation condition and surface fluxes during NAME 2004

Watts, C. J., Scott, R. L., Garatuza-Payan, J., Rodriguez, J. C., Prueger, J. H., Kustaas, W. P. & Douglas, M., 1 May 2007, In : Journal of Climate. p. 1810-1820 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

surface flux
monsoon
vegetation index
land surface
vegetation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Monsoon region climate applications: Integrating climate science with regional planning and policy

Ray, A. J., Garfin, G. M., Brito-Castillo, L., Cortez-Vázquez, M., Diaz, H. F., Garatuza-Payán, J., Gochis, D., Lobato-Sánchez, R., Varady, R. & Watts, C., 1 Jun 2007, p. 933-935. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearch

regional policy
regional planning
monsoon
climate
regional climate
45 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial and temporal patterns of precipitation intensity as observed by the NAME Event Rain gauge Network from 2002 to 2004

Gochis, D. J., Watts, C. J., Garatuza-Payan, J. & Cesar-Rodriguez, J., 1 May 2007, In : Journal of Climate. p. 1734-1750 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

precipitation intensity
gauge
monsoon
experiment
timescale
41 Citations (Scopus)

Submesoscale spatiotemporal variability of North American Monsoon rainfall over complex terrain

Gebremichael, M., Vivoni, E. R., Watts, C. J. & Rodríguez, J. C., 1 May 2007, In : Journal of Climate. p. 1751-1773 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

complex terrain
monsoon
rainfall
precipitation intensity
convective system
58 Citations (Scopus)

Variation of hydrometeorological conditions along a topographic transect in northwestern Mexico during the North American Monsoon

Vivoni, E. R., Gutiérrez-Jurado, H. A., Aragón, C. A., Méndez-Barroso, L. A., Rinehart, A. J., Wyckoff, R. L., Rodríguez, J. C., Watts, C. J., Bolten, J. D., Lakshmi, V. & Jackson, T. J., 1 May 2007, In : Journal of Climate. p. 1792-1809 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

monsoon
transect
land surface
topography
atmospheric moisture
2006
227 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Morocco
crop coefficient
beta-Aminoethyl Isothiourea
vegetation index
leaf area index
3 Citations (Scopus)

SEBAL for detecting spatial variation of water productivity for wheat in the Yaqui Valley, Mexico

Zwart, S. J., Bastiaanssen, W. G. M., Garatuza-Payan, J. & Watts, C. J., 1 Dec 2006, p. 154-161. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearch

wheat
Mexico
productivity
valleys
evapotranspiration
2005

Seasonal evolution of the sea-land breeze circulation and its role in the precipitation climatology of northwestern Mexico

Douglas, M., Galvez, J. M., Mejia, J. F., Brown, C., Orozco, R. & Watts, C., 1 Dec 2005, p. 4667-4672. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearch

27 Citations (Scopus)

The use of remote sensing for estimating ET of irrigated wheat and cotton in Northwest Mexico

Garatuza-Payan, J. & Watts, C. J., 1 Nov 2005, In : Irrigation and Drainage Systems. p. 301-320 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Mexico
Cotton
Triticum
Crops
evapotranspiration
2004
67 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of 2002 and 2003 warm-season precipitation from the North American monsoon experiment event rain gauge network

Gochis, D. J., Jimenez, A., Watts, C. J., Garatuza-Payan, J. & Shuttleworth, W. J., 1 Dec 2004, In : Monthly Weather Review. p. 2938-2953 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

gauge
monsoon
rainfall
experiment
mountain
129 Citations (Scopus)

Interannual and seasonal variation in fluxes of water and carbon dioxide from a riparian woodland ecosystem

Scott, R. L., Edwards, E. A., Shuttleworth, W. J., Huxman, T. E., Watts, C. & Goodrich, D. C., 20 Mar 2004, In : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. p. 65-84 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

annual variation
woodlands
seasonal variation
carbon dioxide
evapotranspiration
97 Citations (Scopus)

MATADOR 2002: A pilot field experiment on convective plumes and dust devils

Renno, N. O., Abreu, V. J., Koch, J., Smith, P. H., Hartogensis, O. K., De Bruin, H. A. R., Burose, D., Delory, G. T., Farrell, W. M., Watts, C. J., Garatuza, J., Parker, M. & Carswell, A., 25 Jul 2004, In : Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dust devil
dust
plumes
Dust
plume
33 Citations (Scopus)

Wheat yield estimation using remote sensing and the STICS model in the semiarid Yaqui valley, Mexico

Rodriguez, J. C., Duchemin, B., Hadria, R., Watts, C., Garatuza, J., Chehbouni, A., Khabba, S., Boulet, G., Palacios, E. & Lahrouni, A., 1 Sep 2004, In : Agronomie. p. 295-304 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

remote sensing
valleys
Mexico
wheat
leaf area index
2003
77 Citations (Scopus)

Derivation of an effective height for scintillometers: La Poza experiment in Northwest Mexico

Hartogensis, O. K., Watts, C. J., Rodriguez, J. C. & De Bruin, H. A. R., 1 Oct 2003, In : Journal of Hydrometeorology. p. 915-928 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

sensible heat flux
experiment
optical instrument
eddy covariance
rangeland
3 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating large area wheat evapotranspiration from remote sensing data

Garatuza-Payan, J., Tamayo, A., Watts, C. & Rodríguez, J. C., 24 Nov 2003, p. 380-382. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearch

vegetation index
evapotranspiration
wheat
remote sensing
crop
33 Citations (Scopus)

Preliminary diagnostics from a new event-based precipitation monitoring system in support of the North American monsoon experiment

Gochis, D. J., Leal, J. C., Shuttleworth, W. J., Watts, C. J. & Garatuza-Payan, J., 1 Oct 2003, In : Journal of Hydrometeorology. p. 974-981 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

monitoring system
monsoon
rainfall
experiment
convective system
7 Citations (Scopus)

Spatialisation of a Crop Model using Phenology derived from Remote Sensing Data

Duchemin, B., Hadria, R., Rodriguez, J. C., Lahrouni, A., Khabba, S., Boulet, G., Mougenot, B., Maisongrande, P. & Watts, C., 24 Nov 2003, p. 2200-2202. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearch

phenology
remote sensing
crop
evapotranspiration
monitoring
64 Citations (Scopus)

The understory and overstory partitioning of energy and water fluxes in an open canopy, semiarid woodland

Scott, R. L., Watts, C., Payan, J. G., Edwards, E., Goodrich, D. C., Williams, D. & Shuttleworth, W. J., 31 Jan 2003, In : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. p. 127-139 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

overstory
understory
woodlands
woodland
partitioning
1 Citation (Scopus)

Wheat yields estimation using remote sensing and crop modeling in Yaqui Valley in Mexico

Rodriguez, J. C., Duchemin, B., Watts, C. J., Hadria, R., Garatuza, J., Chehbouni, A., Boulet, G., Armenta, M. & Er-Raki, S., 24 Nov 2003, p. 2221-2223. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearch

reflectance
remote sensing
phenology
valleys
Mexico