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Climate data for C1 data loggers (CR23X and CR1000) from 2000/6/24 - ongoing, daily

Data set creator(s): Mark Losleben

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Abstract:

Climatological data were collected from the C1 climate station on Niwot Ridge (3018 m elevation) throughout the year. From 2000-06-24 to 2013-03-25, data were recorded using a Campbell Instruments CR23X data logger. Starting 2013-03-27, data were recorded using a Campbell Instruments CR1000 data logger. Maximum and minimum values were recorded instantaneously, with a sampling interval of 5 seconds. Daily means and totals were calculated from 17,280 individual measurements. The CR23X logger was programmed to generate both hourly and daily output. The CR1000 logger generated daily, hourly, and minute data.

Location:

Study site was C1 (also known as Como and located on the southeastern flank of Niwot Ridge). Raw data are stored on niwotlter.colorado.edu (Niwot Ridge LTER Server).

Date Range:

2000/6/24 - ongoing

Frequency:

daily

Variables:

maximum air temperature, minimum air temperature, average air temperature, maximum relative humidity, minimum relative humidity, average relative humidity, maximum barometric pressure, minimum barometric pressure, average barometric pressure, maximum wind speed, time of maximum wind speed, minimum wind speed, scalar average of wind speed, vector average of wind speed, average wind direction, standard deviation of wind direction, average solar radiation in W/m2, total solar radiation in MJ/m2, average snow depth, total precipitation, maximum soil temperature, minimum soil temperature, average soil temperature, soil volumetric water content at 5 cm, volumetric water content at 10 cm, volumetric water content at 20 cm, volumetric water content at 30 cm, volumetric water content at 50 cm, volumetric water content at 70 cm, volumetric water content at 100 cm, volumetric water content at 150 cm, volumetric water content at 200 cm

Location: C1 data loggers (CR23X and CR1000)

At a glance:

C1 site
Elevation: 3048 m

 

Location Group: C1

Found within: Niwot Ridge (USFS - UNESCO Biosphere Reserve)
Located in: USFS - UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
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More data from: C1

Core Data Set:
Discipline: Climatology/meteorology
Award Or Grant: DEB1027341, DEB1637686

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Losleben, Mark. 2017. Climate data for C1 data loggers (CR23X and CR1000) from 2000/6/24 - ongoing, daily. http://niwot.colorado.edu

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement #DEB-1637686. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necesarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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