Critical Zone Network

The Dryland Critical Zone node of the Critical Zone Network is currently building some of its research activities on the Jornada Experimental Range and in areas around Las Cruces, NM. More information and data to come.


The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) operates a meteorology and soil observation station on the Jornada Experimental Range as part of the SCAN network. In addition, extensive pedon and soil map data for the Jornada Basin are archived in NRCS databases (SSURGO and STATSGO). Resources The Jornada Exp Range NRCS SCAN site (2168) data is …

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PhenoCam Network

There are 11 cameras in the Jornada Basin that are members of the PhenoCam network and are collecting repeat ground-based images. Imagery can be browsed at the PhenoCam website and at least 2 derived data products have been published. Data links for Jornada cameras and published Phenocam network datasets are listed in the “Data in …

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