Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed, Arizona (Meteorologic)

Metadata Updated: November 19, 2019

The Southwest Watershed Research Center (SWRC) has operated Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed (WGEW), located in the vicinity of Tombstone, Arizona, for more than 50 years. A 17 year (1990-2006) meteorological and soil hydrology database has been established by the USDA Agricultural Research Service, SWRC. Data have been acquired at 3 automated weather stations, 5 soil profile trench sites, and 19 locations dispersed across the watershed colocated with recording rain gauges. Meteorological elements measured at the weather stations include air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, barometric pressure, solar radiation, photosynthetically active radiation, and net radiation. Net radiation is measured at LHMet and KENMet. A single sensor is used to measure each variable at each AWS. Barometric pressure is sampled once and output at the output time step; all other sensors are sampled every 10 seconds and averaged at the output time step, either 20 or 60 minutes. Manufacturer supplied calibration or conversion factors are employed to report output in standard units.

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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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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date November 19, 2019
Publisher USDA NAL
Unique Identifier Walnutmeteorologic_jjm_2015-03-26_1049
Keefer, Tim
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
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License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Data Last Modified 2019-08-05
Program Code 005:040
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Source Hash 5fc35b4fc94a612cb08a0d0f2e496cd213ee2469
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Spatial POLYGON ((-110.2 31.773, -109.9 31.773, -109.9 31.662, -110.2 31.662))

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