National Arboretum Canberra Data, Apr to Dec 2015

2018-12-17T22:42:36Z (GMT) by Rachael Quill Jason Sharples
Meteorological observations taken across the National Arboretum Canberra, ACT, between April and December 2015.<div><br></div><div><b>Equipment and Specifications</b></div><div>Eleven Davis Vantage Pro 2<sup>TM</sup> Portable Automatic Weather Stations with cup anemometer and weather vane, using in built data loggers and Raspberry Pi data storage.</div><div><br></div><div>Record Interval: 1 minute.</div><div>Variables:</div><div>Wind Speed (ms<sup>-1</sup>), accuracy of 0.4ms<sup>-1</sup>, observed at 5 metres above ground level (agl).</div><div>Wind Direction (rad), 2pi/16 bins, observed at 5m agl.</div><div>Temperature (deg celcius), observed at 2m agl.</div><div>Relative Humidity (%), observed at 2m agl.</div><div>Solar Radiation (kW), observed at 2m agl.</div><div>High Wind speed (ms<sup>-1</sup>), observed at 5m agl.</div><div>High Wind Direction (rad), 2pi/16 bins, observed at 5m agl.</div><div><br></div><div><i>Detailed weather station specs are given in accompanying references, and more information can be found at https://www.davisinstruments.com/resources/weather-monitoring/#support.</i></div><div><br></div><div>Topography details are derived from in situ observations and analysis using google Earth.</div>