Monthly graduated rain gauge (GRG) precipitation at 15 NPP sites (LTER-II)

Metadata Updated: November 19, 2019

A 4" diameter cylindric graduated rain gage (11" x 0.01" capacity) is mounted on a 4x4 inch diameter redwood post or on a wooden exclosure post next to gate at or near the 15 LTER-II NPP sites. Collection is made monthly on the day that monthly soil water content measurements are made to correlate precipitation input with belowground water content. Data is collected primarily from graduated rain gauges. However, when missing data would result otherwise, amounts from the closest rain gauge are used in order to maintain as complete a data set as possible for that site. The rain gauge used is identified with each rainfall record. Other types that may be used are the Standard Can Gauge (DSRG or dipstick rain gauge), Belfort Weigh Bucket Rain Gauge (WBRG), and Qualimetrics Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge (TBRG).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

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Metadata Created Date March 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date November 19, 2019

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Harvested from USDA JSON

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date November 19, 2019
Publisher USDA NAL
Unique Identifier knb-lter-jrn.210002001.87
Jornada Basin LTER
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 005:18
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Harvest Source Title USDA JSON
Data Last Modified 2019-08-05
Program Code 005:040
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