Santa Rita Experimental Range
Repeat Photography



site map

Photo Station #133



MAR19370 MAR 1937 1

Photo Archive No. 133.1.1937.03

Perm. No. 351910. C-7. Photo Sta. No. 133. Mesquite and burroweed cleared area near Encl. No. 20 in Past. No. 3. Looking east up the principal drainage gully on the cleared area. At present time the gully banks are well rounded up to within 50 feet of the Photo Sta. Photo by Cribbs. 3/31/37. 400-D. S.A. 108.

Download Photo (2,644,438 bytes)



JUN19480 JUN 1948 1

Photo Archive No. 133.1.1948.06

6-48. A48-95. P.S. 133 repeat photo area 108. Afr has come back with a heavy stand. Cholla and pricklypear have increased. Few Pve are resprouting. Gully in foreground has now cut back about 2/3 of way across flat. Grass density has increased. Agl, Bro and others. Also note grass along bank of gully. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b.

Download Photo (2,979,736 bytes)



JUL19870 JUL 1987 1

Photo Archive No. 133.1.1987.07

PS 133. Azimuth 140. July 8, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 35mm camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery. Taken 15' down gully from PS to get usable view.

Download Photo (1,371,044 bytes)



APR20001 APR 2000 1

Photo Archive No. 133.1.2000.04

PS 133. April 7, 2000. Facing southeast. Azimuth 140. Pasture 3. Plus X, ASA 125 film. 35mm lens focal length. Northeast of PS 131 on major wash crossing road, 500' east of road; post present and marked. M. McClaran.

Download Photo (2,538,976 bytes)



133_1_2007_03 MAR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 133.1.2007.03

PS. 133. 12 March 2007. Facing east, Azimuth 90. Pasture 3. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Fencepost marker in photo foreground. Roughly same location as 1937 photo and very close to same as 2000. Mesquite alive, prickly pear and chainfruit cholla present, six -weeks needle grama is dominant grass, stinckgrass (Eragrostis cilianensis) in foreground, foreground shrub is Acacia greggii with a few live stems but mustly dead, Zinnia pumila, Baccharis brachyphylla, Isocoma tenuisecta, and Gutierrezia sarothrae (one plant in drainage) all present. M. McClaran photographer, S. Kurc assistant.

Download JPEG Photo (7,155 KB)

Download RAW Photo (17,911 KB)



133_1_2011_03 MAR 2011 1

Photo Archive No. 133.1.2011.03

PS. 133. 15 March 2011. Facing east, Azimuth 135. Elevation 989 m. Pasture 3. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Fencepost marker in photo foreground. Roughly same location as 1937 photo and very close to same as 2000. Mesquite alive, burroweed, Zinnia pumila, Baccharis brachyphylla, prickly pear and chainfruit cholla present, six -weeks needle grama is dominant grass. Compared 2007, foreground Acacia greggii is now dead, Threeawns in far left drainage, and increase of Gutierrezia sarothrae. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

Download JPEG Photo (13,607 KB)

Download RAW Photo (33,492 KB)



[Return to SRER Home Page]

Last updated - April 2011
Mitchel McClaran - mcclaran@u.arizona.edu