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Description of Watsonville_S-01.P (WATS)

PestCast Network(s)

Coastal Strawberry

Observer

Sean Swezey and Jenny Broome

Location

Near McGowan Rd and Trafton Rd west of Highway 1
County: Monterey    Nearest City: Watsonville
Latitude: 36 deg 52 min N    Longitude: 121 deg 48 min W    Elevation: 200 ft

Station and site characteristics

Manufacturer/model: Campbell Scientific CR10X
Crop: Strawberries

Available data

UC IPM database records begin/end: February 27, 2003  /  September 24, 2003
Reporting interval: 15 minute, Hourly, Daily
Stored variables:
Air Temperature, max/min: HMP45C-U temp-RH probe
Air Temperature, average: HMP45C-U temp-RH probe
Chilling Hours: hours T < 45F
Dew Point Temperature: calculated from HMP45C-U temp-RH probe
Leaf wetness: 237 resistance grid
Precipitation: TE525-L25 tipping bucket rain guage
Relative Humidity, average: HMP45C-U temp-RH probe
Variables with computed averages: none

Comments

Station code: WATS


Details about reported variables

Air Temperature, max/min
Variable or Sensor: HMP45C-U temp-RH probe
Sensor Setup: within strawberry canopy
When Installed: 26 February 2003
Status: Active
Backup Station #1 WATSONVILLE_WEST.A
Averages Station Backup: WTNSVILE.C
Reporting Intervals: Daily, Hourly, 15 minute
Air Temperature, average
Variable or Sensor: HMP45C-U temp-RH probe
Sensor Setup: within strawberry canopy
When Installed: 26 February 2003
Status: Active
Comment: Note: units for 15 minute data is degrees Fahrenheit
Reporting Intervals: Daily, Hourly, 15 minute
Chilling Hours
Variable or Sensor: hours T < 45F
When Installed: 26 February 2003
Reporting Intervals: Daily
Dew Point Temperature
Variable or Sensor: calculated from HMP45C-U temp-RH probe
Sensor Setup: within strawberry canopy
When Installed: 23 February 2003
Reporting Intervals: Hourly
Leaf wetness
Variable or Sensor: 237 resistance grid
Height of Sensor: plant height
Sensor Setup: in strawberry canopy
When Installed: 26 February 2003
Status: Active
Comment: Units for daily leaf wetness are hours of wetness.
Reporting Intervals: Daily, Hourly, 15 minute
Precipitation
Variable or Sensor: TE525-L25 tipping bucket rain guage
Sensor Setup: above stawberry canopy
When Installed: 26 February 2003
Status: Active
Comment: Hourly precip is actually a running daily accumulation amount.
Reporting Intervals: Daily, Hourly
Relative Humidity, average
Variable or Sensor: HMP45C-U temp-RH probe
Sensor Setup: in strawberry canopy
When Installed: 26 February 2003
Status: Active
Reporting Intervals: Daily, Hourly, 15 minute

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