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RainLog.org
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Membership is open to all; registration is via web site, with gauge positions determined using Google map. Data are viewable as maps showing one-day totals or cumulative amounts over any time period; data for individual gauges are viewable as time series charts. Data can be downloaded.
Surface In-Situ Networks
Network of over 1,100 volunteers reporting daily precipitation totals via web site. Most gauges are located in Arizona and surrounding states. Most records begin in 2006 or 2007, but 200+ go back several years.
CONTACT
Gary Woodard
SAHRA
Marshall Bldg. Room 549D 845 N Park Avenue, 5th Floor Tucson, AZ 85721-0158
520-626-5399
gwoodard@sahra.arizona.edu
www.sahra.arizona.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameRainLog
Collectivewww.rainlog.org
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationArizona
Number of Stations~1,100
Map of Stationshttp://rainlog.org/usprn/html/main/userMap.jsp
Categorymeteorology
Parameters (Most)precipitation
Paramters (Limited)
Archive
Period of Recordvaries
Temporal Resolutiondaily (tipping bucket gages are 1/10 second)
Data Seasonbetween 5:00 a.m. & 9:00 a.m.
Data Availabilityimmediately
Other Purposesdrought monitoring, education
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
REMARKS
RainLog has experienced rapid growth since summer 2005. Data from a growing network of tipping bucket gauges being integrated. Data other than precipitation (e.g., temperature, soil moisture) to be added in 2007-08.
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47