Modeled Carbon Cycle Responses to Altered Precipitation Amount and Interannual Variation in Desert Grassland

Guopeng Liang1, Kevin Wilcox2, Jennifer Rudgers3, Marcy E Litvak3, Seth D Newsome3, Scott L Collins3, William Pockman3 and Yiqi Luo1, (1)Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, United States, (2)U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (3)University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, United States