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US Bureau of Reclamation Pacific Northwest Region AgriMet Agricultural Weather Network
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web: http://www.usbr.gov/pn/agrimet
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All information available on the website.
Surface In-Situ Networks
A network of 72 automated agricultural weather stations in the Pacific Northwest. The network collects and telemeters, by satellite, the weather parameters required to model crop consumptive water use (evapotranspiration). Data is transmitted once and hour and is available on the internet within minutes of receipt.
CONTACT
Peter Palmer
US Bureau of Reclamation
1150 N. Curtis Road Suite 100 Boise, ID 83706-1234
(208) 378-5283
PLPalmer@usbr.gov
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SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameREG Agrimet-PNW
CollectiveMesoWest/MADIS
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeClimate monitoring
LocationIdaho, Oregon, Wyoming, Washington, California, Nevada, Montana
Number of Stations72
Map of Stationshttp://www.usbr.gov/pn/agrimet/agrimetmap/agrimap.html
Categorymeteorology, solar radiation, soil temperatures
Parameters (Most)air temperature, solar radiation, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, wind gust, precipitation
Paramters (Limited)soil temperation, pan evaporation, canopy temperature, water temperature, barometric pressure, leaf wetness, standard deviation wind direction, diffuse solar radiation, snow water equivalent,
Archivehttp://www.usbr.gov/pn/agrimet/
Period of Record1983-present
Temporal Resolution15 minute
Data SeasonOnce an hour, between 15 and 30 minutes past the hour
Data AvailabilityWithin minutes after collection
Other PurposesEvapotranspiration Modeling
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
REFERENCES
http://www.usbr.gov/pn/agrimet
REMARKS
See website for additional information.
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:46