[Keyword='Land And Freshwater Resources > Land Processes']
Nine-gage Walnut Gulch Precipitation Data SetEntry ID: USDA0088
Abstract: To monitor precipitation for nine sites in the Walnut Gulch
Experimental Watershed from 1964 to 1990.
Collection Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Collection Methodology: There is a weighing precipitation gauge
at each of the nine locations. A 24-hour chart is put in each
one , and is collected approximately weekly with a new chart
put back on (sometimes monthly, sometimes ... daily). The gauge has
an internal clock and an ink pen to write on the chart.
Collection Frequency: Daily, weekly, monthly, depending on
time of year.
14 fields for every record, plus 6 fields for each breakpoint.
The number of breakpoints per record varies.
Data Center: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Dissemination Media: Tape
File Format: ISAM
Access Instructions: Contact the data center.
Hardware Required: VAX computer
Availability Status: On Request
Start Date: 1964-01-01Stop Date: 1990-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality The person changing the chart checks for problems.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1-520-570-6380 Ext. 156
Phone: 602-670-6380 Ext 156
Email: rose at tucson.ars.ag.gov
USDA Agricultural Research Service Southwest Watershed Research Center 2000 East Allen Road
Province or State: AZ
Postal Code: 85719
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-09-19