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SEP19480 1948 1

Photo Archive No. 283.1.1948

A48-239. Photo station 283, pasture #3, looking north. Scattered bunches Mpo and Tca. Fair growth Mpo and poor growth on Tca. Moderate cover annual grass. Some ragweed. All dry now.

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APR19600 APR 1960 1

Photo Archive No. 283.1.1960.04

T-226. 16 Apr. 60. SRER, P.S. 283. 10H3b.

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NOV19840 NOV 1984 1

Photo Archive No. 283.1.1984.11

PS 283. Azimuth 27. Nov. 7, 1984. RFB. Honeywell Pentax camera (35mm). 35mm WA lens. f:8-11 1/125 20'. 1:40 P.M. Robert F. Buttery.

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FEB19880 FEB 1988 1

Photo Archive No. 283.1.1988.02

PS 283. Az 27. Feb. 10, 1988. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera. 35mm WA lens. f:8 1/125 Inf. 3:50 P.M. Robert F. Buttery.

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APR20001 APR 2000 1

Photo Archive No. 283.1.2000.04

PS 283. April 3, 2000, 4:40 p.m. Facing northeast. Azimuth 27. Pasture 3. Plus X, 125 ASA film. 35mm lens focal length. Witness present and marked; no paint; about 20' off road (W). Mesquite alive. Setaria macrostachya, Digitaria californica, Haplopappus tenuisectus, Muhlenbergia porteri, Sporobolus cryptandrus, beeplant; a few Eragrostis lehmanniana; several Cercidium floridum; abundant annual grama (Bouteloua aristidoides). M. McClaran.

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283_1_2007_03 MAR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 283.1.2007.03

PS. 283. 13 March 2007. Facing northeast, Azimuth 27. Pasture 3. Elevation 1028 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness post present, camera above witness. Looking through small mesquite. Mesquite alive. Looking through mesquite. Mesquite midground center, blue palo verde behind. Blue palo verde left foreground. Tall grass in open is Sporobolus cryptandrus. Unknown Asteraceae small shrub same as PS 281. Zinnia present. Many dead burroweed. Not sure this is exact match for 1948 photo. Bush muhly and cottontop in open and under shrubs and cacti. Compared to 2000, less grass, dead burroweed, and larger prickly pear. M. McClaran photographer, no assistant.

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283_1_2009_03 MAR 2009 1

Photo Archive No. 283.1.2009.03

PS. 283. 16 March 2009. Facing northeast, Azimuth 27. Pasture 3. Elevation 1032 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness post present ~20 m north of road, camera above witness. Looking through small mesquite. Mesquite alive. Mesquite midground center has extensive stem-girdle damage, blue palo verde behind was present in 1948 photo. Blue palo verde left foreground. Tall grass in open is Sporobolus cryptandrus. Unknown Asteraceae small shrub same as PS 281. Zinnia present. Bush muhly and cottontop in open and under shrubs and cacti. View shifted a few degrees to west (left) since 1948. The large mesquite in 1948 at far right is now dead and skeleton on the ground, the large mesquite and palo verde at distant far left in 1948 are now skeletons on the ground. Tree established since 1948 have grown quickly. Compared to 2007, Bouteloua aristidoides more common, plains bristlegrass under mesquite, Chloris under foreground mesquite, more tanglehead at base of barrel cactus in far left midground, and small burroweed plant in foreground slight left of center. M. McClaran photographer, A. Peterson assistant.

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SEP19481 1948 2

Photo Archive No. 283.2.1948

A48-238. Photo station 283, pasture #3, looking west. Scattered bunches Mpo and Tca. Fair growth Mpo and poor growth on Tca. Moderate cover annual grass. Some ragweed. All dry now.

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APR19601 APR 1960 2

Photo Archive No. 283.2.1960.04

T-227. 16 Apr. 60. SRER, P.S. 283. 10H3b.

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NOV19841 NOV 1984 2

Photo Archive No. 283.2.1984.11

PS 283. Azimuth 306. Nov. 7, 1984. RFB. Honeywell Pentax camera (35mm). 35mm WA lens. f:8 1/125 20'. 1:30 P.M. Robert F. Buttery.

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FEB19881 FEB 1988 2

Photo Archive No. 283.2.1988.02

PS 283. Az 306. Feb. 10, 1988. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera. 35mm WA lens. f:5.6 1/125 Inf. 3:55 P.M. Robert F. Buttery.

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APR20002 APR 2000 2

Photo Archive No. 283.2.2000.04

PS 283. April 3, 2000, 4:40 p.m. Facing northwest. Azimuth 306. Pasture 3. Plus X, 125 ASA film. 35mm lens focal length. Witness present and marked; no paint; about 20' off road (W). Digitaria californica, Setaria macrostachya under trees; Sporobolus cryptandrus; mesquite alive. Ephedra trifurca under mesquite in mid-ground; abundant annual grama (Bouteloua aristidoides); Muhlenbergia porteri. M. McClaran.

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283_2_2007_03 MAR 2007 2

Photo Archive No. 283.2.2007.03

PS. 283. 13 March 2007. Facing northwest, Azimuth 306. Pasture 3. Elevation 1028 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness post present, camera above witness at 1.1 m height. Looking through blue palo verde and cholla. Mesquite alive at right with barrel cactus and Ephedra beneath. Prickly pear present. Blue palo verde left midground. Tall grass in right midground is Sporobolus cryptandrus. One dead burroweed. Cottontop, bush muhly, and Chloris under palo verde. Not sure this is exact match for 1948 photo. Compared to 2000, dead burroweed, and larger prickly pear. M. McClaran photographer, no assistant.

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283_2_2009_03 MAR 2009 2

Photo Archive No. 283.2.2009.03

PS. 283. 16 March 2009. Facing northwest, Azimuth 306. Pasture 3. Elevation 1032 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness post present ~20 m north of road, camera above witness at 1.1 m height. Looking through blue palo verde and cholla. Mesquite alive at right with barrel cactus and Ephedra beneath. Prickly pear present. Blue palo verde left midground. Tall grass in right midground is Sporobolus cryptandrus. Cottontop, bush muhly, and Chloris under palo verde. Relative to 1948 photo, the view has shifted a few degrees to the north, the large palo verde in center of 1948 photo is now a skeleton on the ground. Compared to 2007, more Bouteloua aristidoides and cottontop, and increase size of cholla and prickly pear cacti. M. McClaran photographer, A. Peterson assistant.

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