Predicting Plant-Accessible Water in the Critical Zone: Mountain Ecosystems in a Mediterranean Climate

P. Zion Klos1, Michael Goulden2, Clifford S Riebe3, Christina (Naomi) Tague4, Anthony T O'Geen5, Brady A Flinchum6, Mohammad Safeeq7, Martha H Conklin7, Stephen C Hart7, Asmeret Asefaw Berhe8, Peter C Hartsough9, W Steven Holbrook10 and Roger C Bales7, (1)University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States, (2)University of California, Irvine, CA, United States, (3)University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States, (4)UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States, (5)University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States, (6)University of Wyoming, Geology and Geophysics, Laramie, WY, United States, (7)University of California Merced, Merced, CA, United States, (8)University of California Merced, Life and Environmental Sciences, Merced, CA, United States, (9)Univ of California--LAWR, Davis, CA, United States, (10)Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, United States