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Description of BRWNSVLY.T (Touchtone #18, Sierra Foothill Range Field Station)

Observer

UC SIERRA RANGE FIELD STATION - TIM CLARK

Location

Northeast of Hwy 20 near intersection of Peoria Road and Scott Forbes Road.
County: Nevada    Nearest City: Browns Valley
Latitude: 39 deg 15 min N    Longitude: 121 deg 11 min W    Elevation: 650 ft

Station and site characteristics

Ground cover: Bare soil, Soil type: Rocky, Gravel Loam

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: August 1, 1981  /  April 30, 1989
Reporting interval: Daily
Stored variables:
Air Temperature, max/min: Daily max/min measured at 5 feet.
Air Temperature at observation time:
Bulb Temperatures, wet/dry: Wet/dry bulb temperatures, at time of observation, measured at 5 feet.
Pan Evaporation: Daily total measured 7 days per week.
Precipitation: Daily total measured in 8 inch diameter gauge.
Soil Temperature, max/min: Daily max/min measured at 6 inch depth.
Wind Speed/Direction: Instantaneous reading, at observation time, measured at 12 feet.
Weather Type: Observer's estimate of weather condition at observation time.
Variables with computed averages: none

Comments

Located between large irrigated pastures.


Details about reported variables

Air Temperature, max/min
Variable or Sensor: Daily max/min measured at 5 feet.
Height of Sensor: 5 feet
Backup Station #1 / #2 BRWNSVLY.A   /  MARYSVLE.C
Averages Station Backup: BRWNSVLY.A

99% of possible values are stored for the period 08/04/1981 to 04/30/1989.

Air Temperature at observation time
Variable or Sensor: Air Temperature at observation time

76% of possible values are stored for the period 05/06/1983 to 04/30/1989.

Bulb Temperatures, wet/dry
Variable or Sensor: Wet/dry bulb temperatures, at time of observation, measured at 5 feet.
Height of Sensor: 5 feet

98% of possible values are stored for the period 08/04/1981 to 04/30/1989.

Pan Evaporation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured 7 days per week.

99% of possible values are stored for the period 08/04/1981 to 04/30/1989.

Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: Daily total measured in 8 inch diameter gauge.
Backup Station #1 / #2 BRWNSVLY.A   /  MARYSVLE.C
Averages Station Backup: BRWNSVLY.A

96% of possible values are stored for the period 08/04/1981 to 04/29/1989.

Soil Temperature, max/min
Variable or Sensor: Daily max/min measured at 6 inch depth.
Height of Sensor: 6 inch depth

98% of possible values are stored for the period 08/04/1981 to 04/30/1989.

Wind Speed/Direction
Variable or Sensor: Instantaneous reading, at observation time, measured at 12 feet.
Height of Sensor: 12 feet

100% of possible values are stored for the period 08/04/1981 to 04/30/1989.

Weather Type
Variable or Sensor: Observer's estimate of weather condition at observation time.

100% of possible values are stored for the period 08/04/1981 to 04/30/1989.

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