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Senator Beck Basin Study Area - CSAS
STATUS
Research, Monitoring
AVAILABILITY
Most data open access at website; other data available upon request.
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Contact Chris Landry, Executive Director
Surface In-Situ Networks
Senator Beck Basin Study Area (http://www.snowstudies.org/senbeck_sa.html) is a 290 ha alpine basin containing two intensive instrument arrays (SASP, SBSP)and a stream gauging station (SBSG); a third micro-met array (PTSP) monitors free air on a nearby summit.
CONTACT
Chris Landry - Executive Director
Center for Snow and Avalanche Studies
PO Box 190 1315 Snowden - Room 8 Silverton, CO 81433
(970) 387-5080
clandry@snowstudies.org
http://www.snowstudies.org/
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameCO CSAS
CollectiveN/A
Facility TypeAlpine basin
PurposeClimate monitoring
LocationSan Juan Mountains near Silverton Colorado
Number of Stations4 (SASP, SBSP, PTSP, SBSG)
Map of Stationshttp://www.snowstudies.org/maps.html
Categorymeteorology, snowpack, hydrology
Parameters (Most)At SASP, SBSP: wind speed and direction; air temperature and relative humidity; snow depth and snow temperatures; incoming SW and LW radiation; outgoing LW and SW radiation; soil temperatures, heat flux and moisture.
Paramters (Limited)At SASP: also measuring precipitation, barometric pressure. At SBSG: streamflow, water temperature and EC. At PTSP: wind speed and direction (free air), air temperature, and relative humidity only.
Archivehttp://www.snowstudies.org/data.html
Period of Record2003 through present
Temporal Resolution60 minute
Data Seasonearly AM daily
Data Availabilitynear-real-time pending - contact Chris Landry
Other PurposesSnow System Research
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
REFERENCES
Description of the CSAS monitoring program at: http://www.snowstudies.org/programpages/monitoring.html
REMARKS
AERONET "Red Mountain Pass" installation, Dr. Tom Painter, Univ. of Utah - PI, located at SASP (http://www.snowstudies.org/sasp/swampangel5.html)
UPDATED ON
4 Sep 2009 13:08