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Dataset: USDA-NOAA NWS Monthly Total Pan Evaporation Data


   File description including attribute definitions: data_JornadaStudy_379_noaa_weather_station_evaporation_pan_monthly
   Original Investigator: Fred N Ares
   Data contact: David Thatcher
   Duration: 1953 - 1979
   Dataset ID: 210379003
   DOI: 10.6073/pasta/7e73c6d9fbd7feeb1d8dbe40ac1b51cb
   Abstract:

Monthly total of pan evaporation data collected daily from standard U.S. climatological service instruments located at USDA Jornada Experimental Range Headquarters.


   Additional information:

USDA Jornada Experimental Range Headquarters Latitude: 32 37 00 Longitude: 106 44 26 UTM: 336698E 3609961N Elevation: 1320 meters 4330 feet

   Methods:

field data sheets

   Methods:

Standard U.S. climatological service instruments and recording procedures. Monthly summary data are based on daily readings. NOTE: Daily evaporation is based on THE TIME OF MEASUREMENT BY THE OBSERVER. In review of years 1914-1947 daily records, observer time fell between 1530 and 1900 with most observer times being between 1700 and 1800. Observer times changed to the morning between 0700 and 0900 at an unknown date after this.

   Maintenance:

Daily

   Quality Assurance

Simple summary of daily records. No program.