Table 1

Estimated monthly averages of near-ground surface lapse rates (A in Equations 2 and 3; °C) used to model the vertical profile of maximum monthly temperatures at the Teakettle Experimental Watershed for September-October 2011 and May-September 2012
Location Topographic position Sep-11 Oct-11 May-12 Jun-12 Jul-12 Aug-12 Sep-12 Average
N1 North slope - - - - 1.59 1.53 1.01 -
N2 North slope 1.20 0.76 1.14 1.38 1.50 1.66 1.74 1.34
N3 North slope 0.56 0.09 1.22 1.38 1.24 1.39 0.72 0.94
N4 North slope 1.80 1.11 - - - - - -
N5 North slope 0.32 0.12 - 0.34 - - - -
N-average North slope 0.97 0.52 1.18 1.03 1.44 1.52 1.16 1.12
R1 Ridge 0.12 0.31 - - - - - 0.21
S1 South slope - - - - 1.87 1.66 1.98 -
S2 South slope 1.10 0.78 0.86 1.33 1.20 1.16 1.03 1.07
S3 South slope 0.60 0.17 1.76 1.82 - - 1.45 -
S4 South slope 1.23 0.60 1.42 0.62 - - - -
S5 South slope 1.31 1.62 - - - - - -
S-average South slope 0.97 0.52 1.18 1.03 1.44 1.52 1.16 1.12
V1 Valley - - - - 1.44 1.32 1.36 -
V2 Valley 0.69 0.02 1.18 1.61 1.43 1.41 1.34 1.10
V3 Valley 0.76 0.31 0.99 1.45 1.63 1.17 1.63 1.14
V4 Valley 1.21 0.89 1.76 2.15 - - - -
V5 Valley 1.17 0.79 1.67 1.85 - - - -
V6 Valley - - - - 2.46 2.33 2.07 2.29
V-average Valley 0.96 0.50 1.40 1.76 1.74 1.56 1.60 1.36

Dash marks represent months with incomplete data for that sensor.

Dingman et al.

Dingman et al. Ecological Processes 2013 2:30   doi:10.1186/2192-1709-2-30

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