Jornada Experimental Range Daily PrecipitationEntry ID: MSU0043
Abstract: The "Jornada Experimental Range Daily Precipitation" data set
contains records of daily precipitation inputs at 27 locations
on the Jornada Experimental Range. Recording rain gauges were
installed between 1976 and 1988. The number of locations has
varied from year to year. Data are obtained from weighing-type
recording rain gauges, with charts changed, and data collected
Collection ... Organization: Jornada Experimental Range.
Collection Methodology: Data were obtained from weighing-type
recording rain gauges. The charts were changed weekly.
Collection Frequency: Weekly.
Update Characteristics: The data set is updated in its
Number of records = 147,825; Number of fields = 14; 1.6 MB.
Data Center: Jornada Experimental Range
Dissemination Media: Floppy disk, magnetic disk, magnetic tape,
File Format: Spreadsheet
Access Instructions: Datasets are being added to the Jornada
LTER Homepage regularly. Data may be accessed via WWW browser at
Availability Status: On Request
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Start Date: 1976-04-23Stop Date: 1994-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality The changing of rain gauge charts and maintenance of equipment
are overseen by permanent staff technicians. The charts are read
and the data are entered by the scientist in charge. If data are
entered by temporary help, then entries are proof read by
scientists in charge.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: bnolen at nmsu.edu
Jornada Experimental Range New Mexico State University P.O. Box 30003, Dept. 3
City: Las Cruces
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 88003-0003
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-02-03