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Climate data for Saddle 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 saddle climate station on Niwot Ridge (3525 m elevation) throughout the year. From 2000-06-24 to 2012-03-24, data were recorded using a Campbell Instruments CR23X data logger. Subsequently, 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 until September 2014, and 10 minute and minute data thereafter. Daily and hourly data were generated from 10 minute data starting in September 2014.

Location:

Study site was the Saddle on 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, average wind speed, scalar average wind speed, vector average wind speed, average wind direction, standard deviation of wind direction, average solar radiation, total solar radiation, maximum soil temperature, minimum soil temperature, average soil temperature, average soil volumetric water content

Location: Saddle data loggers (CR23X and CR1000)

At a glance:
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Saddle site
Elevation: 3500 m

 

Location Group: Saddle

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

Core Data Set: No
Discipline: Climatology/meteorology
Award Or Grant: DEB1027341, DEB1637686

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Losleben, Mark. 2017. Climate data for Saddle 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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