Ecological Archives A024-056-A2

Steven L. Voelker, J. Renée Brooks, Frederick C. Meinzer, John Roden, Anna Pazdur, Slawomira Pawelczyk, Peter Hartsough, Keirith Snyder, Lenka Plavcová, Jiří Šantrůček. 2014. Reconstructing relative humidity from plant δ18O and δD as deuterium deviations from the global meteoric water line. Ecological Applications 24:960–975. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/13-0988.1

Appendix B. Data sources used in the manuscript and descriptions of sampling locations and conditions.

Table B1. Data used for survey of leaf water isotopes.

Abbreviated Citation

Data source

Data type, genus, and species

Leaf water:
diurnal trends

Leaf water:
across dates
and locations
within a species

Leaf water:
across species,
locations and dates

Aravena and Acevedo 1985

Table

Prosopis tamarugo

Yes

No

Yes

Walker and Brunel 1990

Digitized

Eucalyptus spp.

Yes

No

Yes

Cooper et al. 1991

Digitized

Rhus laurina

Yes

No

Yes

Flanagan and Ehleringer 1991

Digitized

Cornus stolonifera

Yes

No

Yes

Cooper and Norby 1994

Original data

Quercus alba

Yes

No

Yes

Pendall et al. 2005

Table

Pinus edulis

Yes

Yes

Yes

Snyder et al. 2010

Original data

Pinus contorta

Yes

Yes

Yes

Snyder et al. 2010

Original data

Pinus jeffreyi

Yes

Yes

Yes

Meinzer et al. 2006

Original data

Pseudotsuga menziessii

No

Yes

Yes

Meinzer et al. 2006

Original data

Tsuga heterophylla

No

Yes

Yes

Hartsough et al. 2008

Original data

Pinus hartweggii

No

Yes

Yes

Roden and Ehleringer 2000

Original data

Alnus incana

No

No

Yes

Roden and Ehleringer 2000

Original data

Alnus rubra

No

No

Yes

Roden and Ehleringer 2000

Original data

Betula occidentalis

No

No

Yes

Roden and Ehleringer 2000

Original data

Populus fremontii

No

No

Yes

Roden and Ehleringer 2000

Original data

Populus fremontii

No

No

Yes

Shu et al. 2008

Table

Pinus resinosa

No

No

Yes

Shu et al. 2008

Table

Pinus strobus

No

No

Yes

Ferrio et al. 2009

Table

Fagus sylvatica

No

No

Yes

Plavcová 2008

Original data

Fagus sylvatica

No

Yes

Yes


Table B2. Selected details of sampling for each study of leaf water isotopes surveyed.

Abbreviated Citation

Sampling description

Growing conditions

Location

Aravena and Acevedo 1985

Diurnal

Open conditions

Pampa del Tamarugal, Chile

Walker and Brunel 1990

Diurnal

Open canopy forest

Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia

Cooper et al. 1991

Diurnal

Open conditions near access road

Pasadena, California, USA

Flanagan and Ehleringer 1991

Diurnal

Glasshouse

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Cooper and Norby 1994

Diurnal, two species
and three CO2 levels

Open top chamber,
ambient CO2

Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA

Pendall et al. 2005

Diurnal, spring,
summer, and fall

Open forest

Goat draw, New Mexico, USA

Pendall et al. 2005

Diurnal, spring,
summer, and fall

Open forest

Red Butte, Arizona, USA

Pendall et al. 2005

Diurnal, spring,
summer, and fall

Open forest

Great Basin, Nevada, USA

Snyder et al. 2010

Diurnal, two species,
two tree sizes,
October 2005 and July 2006

Open canopy forest

Whittell Wildlife Area, Nevada, USA

Meinzer et al. 2006

Once per day per tree,
for two species
during nine days
in June and July

Closed canopy forest

Wind River,
Washington, USA

Hartsough et al. 2008

Pre-monsoon 2003,
once per day
at three sites

Open canopy forest

Nevado de Colima,
Mexico

Hartsough et al. 2008

Post-monsoon 2003,
once per day at three sites

Open canopy forest

Nevado de Colima,
Mexico

Hartsough et al. 2008

Post-monsoon 2004,
once per day at three sites

Open canopy forest

Nevado de Colima, Mexico

Roden and Ehleringer 2000

Monthly collections,
May-September
once per day
on two species

Streamside,
open forest

Red Butte Canyon,
Salt Lake City,
Utah, USA

Roden and Ehleringer 2000

Monthly collections,
May–September
once per day

Streamside,
open forest

Cascade Head Field Station,
Oregon, USA

Roden and Ehleringer 2000

Monthly collections,
May–September once per day

Streamside,
open forest

Bill Williams River Wildife Reserve,
Arizona, USA

Roden and Ehleringer 2000

Monthly collections,
May–September
once per day

Streamside,
open forest

Weber River,
Ogden, Utah, USA

Shu et al. 2008

Monthly collections,
June–August, once per day

Not listed
in publication

Norwich, Vermont, USA

Ferrio et al. 2009

Controlled, stable conditions
for either well-watered or
water limited trees

Climate chamber,
control

Germany

Plavcová 2008
and Šantrůček laboratory;
this study

Monthly collections,
May–October 2007–2009,
once per day
from a single tree
for either sunlit or shaded leaves

Forest edge

Blansky Les Nature Reserve,
Czech Republic

Šantrůček laboratory;
this study

Collections at each 2–5 weeks,
June–October 2005,
once per day

Closed canopy forest plantation

Bílý Kříž,
Beskydy Mountains,
Czech Republic


Table B3. Selected details of sampling for each study of cellulose isotopes surveyed.

Tang et al. 2000

Earlywood and Latewood
of nominal year

Closed canopy forest

Twin Creek, Olympic Mts,
Washington, USA

Tang et al. 2000

Earlywood and Latewood
of nominal year

Closed canopy forest

Sole Duck, Olympic Mts,
Washington, USA

Tang et al. 2000

Earlywood and Latewood
of nominal year

Closed canopy forest

Deer Park, Olympic Mts,
Washington, USA

Tang et al. 2000

Earlywood and Latewood
of nominal year

Closed canopy forest

Heart-O-Hill, Olympic Mts,
Washington, USA

Shu et al. 2005

Earlywood and Latewood
of nominal year

Closed canopy forest

Twin Creek, Olympic Mts,
Washington, USA

Shu et al. 2005

Earlywood and Latewood
of nominal year

Closed canopy forest

Sole Duck, Olympic Mts,
Washington, USA

Shu et al. 2005

Earlywood and Latewood
of nominal year

Closed canopy forest

Deer Park, Olympic Mts,
Washington, USA

Shu et al. 2005

Earlywood and Latewood
of nominal year

Closed canopy forest

Heart-O-Hill, Olympic Mts,
Washington, USA

Szczepanek et al. 2006

Earlywood and Latewood
of nominal year

Closed canopy forest

Niepołomice Forest,
Poland (near Krakow)

Waterhouse et al. 2002

Latewood only

Open canopy forest

Sandringham Park,
United Kingdom (near Swansea)

Loader et al. 2008

Latewood only

Closed canopy forest

Lochwood, Scotland,
United Kingdom (near Glasgow)

Etien et al. 2009

Latewood only

Closed canopy forest

Fontainebleau,
France (near Paris)

Voelker et al. this study

Latewood of nominal year
and earlywood of following year

Closed canopy forest

Ashland Wildlife Area,
Missouri, USA

Voelker et al. this study

Latewood of nominal year
and earlywood of following year

Closed canopy forest

Brule River State Forest,
Wisconsin, USA

Voelker et al. this study

Latewood of nominal year
and earlywood of following year

Forest and savanna

Custer State Park,
South Dakota, USA

Voelker et al. this study

Latewood of nominal year
and earlywood of following year

Campus

Salt Lake City,
Utah, USA

Voelker et al. this study

Latewood of nominal year
and earlywood of following year

Campus

Davis,
California, USA

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