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National Arboretum Canberra Data, Apr to Dec 2015

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posted on 17.12.2018 by Rachael Quill, Jason Sharples
Meteorological observations taken across the National Arboretum Canberra, ACT, between April and December 2015.

Equipment and Specifications
Eleven Davis Vantage Pro 2TM Portable Automatic Weather Stations with cup anemometer and weather vane, using in built data loggers and Raspberry Pi data storage.

Record Interval: 1 minute.
Variables:
Wind Speed (ms-1), accuracy of 0.4ms-1, observed at 5 metres above ground level (agl).
Wind Direction (rad), 2pi/16 bins, observed at 5m agl.
Temperature (deg celcius), observed at 2m agl.
Relative Humidity (%), observed at 2m agl.
Solar Radiation (kW), observed at 2m agl.
High Wind speed (ms-1), observed at 5m agl.
High Wind Direction (rad), 2pi/16 bins, observed at 5m agl.

Detailed weather station specs are given in accompanying references, and more information can be found at https://www.davisinstruments.com/resources/weather-monitoring/#support.

Topography details are derived from in situ observations and analysis using google Earth.

Funding

Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre

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