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Dataset: 

Study number: 

407

Data set ID: 

210407001

Date range: 

1976-04-22 to 2010-12-31

Original investigator: 

Eddie Garcia

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Abstract: 

    This data set is comprised of daily precipitation totals, in inches, measured by Belfort
     Instruments weighing rain gauges at 58 locations on the Jornada Experimental Range.
     Locations and the dates during which data were collected at them were generally project-oriented.
     See comment section (#20) for start and end dates for each location.

    This data set is comprised of daily precipitation totals, in inches, measured by Belfort
     Instruments weighing rain gauges at 58 locations on the Jornada Experimental Range.
     Locations and the dates during which data were collected at them were generally project-oriented.
     See comment section (#20) for start and end dates for each location.

    Days on which data could not be obtained (due to equipment failure, user error, and/or
     other reasons) are flagged as missing within this dataset.  As of 31 December 2008 they
     comprised 1,270 of the total 291,465 records, which is less than 0.44% of the data set.
 

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Description: 

Data file information for the following Jornada data set: USDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range Recording (Weighing) Rain Gauge Daily Data begins 1976

Data file information for the following Jornada data set: USDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range Recording (Weighing) Rain Gauge Daily Data begins 1976

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Project: 

Study Number: 407

Project ID: 

210407000

Original Investigator: 

Eddie Garcia

Abstract: 

Daily precipitation totals, in inches, measured by weighing rain gauges at 58 locations


on the USDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range began in 1976.  Locations and the dates during which data were collected at them
change over time.

Funding Source: 

USDA ARS

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Dataset: 

Study number: 

338

Data set ID: 

210338002

Date range: 

2010-06-06 to 2011-09-30

Original investigator: 

Ryan Templeton

Abstract: 

Precipitation at 1 minute intervals for rain gauges 2-5 with R1 excluded due to periods of interruption.  Spatially averaged rainfall over the watershed is calculated in this dataset based on relative coverage of each rain gauge determined from a Theissen polygon map.

Precipitation at 1 minute intervals for rain gauges 2-5 with R1 excluded due to periods of interruption.  Spatially averaged rainfall over the watershed is calculated in this dataset based on relative coverage of each rain gauge determined from a Theissen polygon map.

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Dataset: 

Study number: 

16

Data set ID: 

210169002

Date range: 

1983-12-05 to 2000-11-14

Original investigator: 

William H Schlesinger

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Abstract: 

Wet atmospheric fallout (wetfall occurring as precipitation) is collected monthly using an Aerochem Metrics wetfall/dryfall collector located at the LTER weather station. Each sample is analyzed for NO3, NH4, Cl, SO4, Ca, Mg, Na, K, Total N, & Total P.
Wet atmospheric fallout (wetfall occurring as precipitation) is collected monthly using an Aerochem Metrics wetfall/dryfall collector located at the LTER weather station. Each sample is analyzed for NO3, NH4, Cl, SO4, Ca, Mg, Na, K, Total N, & Total P.

Description: 

Data file information for the following Jornada data set: Wetfall deposition chemistry data

Project: 

Study Number: 425

Project ID: 

210425000

Abstract: 

The principal purpose is to provide daily precipitation at specific sites to assist the study of vegetation response over time.

Estimated daily precipitation is calculated for each of 15 aboveground net primary productivity (ANPP) sites located in the 5 dominant vegetation zones on the Jornada Basin. The 15 sites were formally established in 1989 as LTER Study 268, but these rainfall estimates begin in 1980 using the closest rain gauge that provides a minimum resolution of daily precipitation data.

Funding Source: 

LTER V

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Dataset: 

Study number: 

425

Data set ID: 

210425001

Date range: 

1980-01-01 to 2010-12-31

Original investigator: 

Jin Yao

Abstract: 

Estimated daily precipitation is calculated for each of 15 aboveground net primary productivity (ANPP) sites located in the 5 dominant vegetation zones on the Jornada Basin. The 15 sites were formally established in 1989 as LTER Study 268, but these rainfall estimates begin in 1980 using the closest rain gauge that provides a minimum resolution of daily precipitation data.

The Methodology section describes this in detail. The rain gauges are detailed inthe file raingauge_picks.csv.

Data download: 

Description: 

Data file for the Estimated daily precipitation at the 15 ANPP sites: 1980-2010 dataset

Data file for the Estimated daily precipitation at the 15 ANPP sites: 1980-2010 dataset

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Project: 

Study Number: 127

Project ID: 

210127000

Abstract: 

Surface evaporation is measured weekly to twice weekly using an evaporation pan compatible with standard National Weather Service evaporation measurements.

Measurements are made twice per week during hot periods because of high evaporation rate. The following data is collected: number of days between measurements, beginning and ending measurement period, current, minimum, and maximum water temperature; initial water level; final water level; rainfall since last evaporation measurement, and calculated evaporation (inches).

Funding Source: 

Jornada NSF/LTER

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Project: 

Study Number: 380

Project ID: 

210380000

Abstract: 

The objective of this long-term project is to measure the precipitation across the entire Jornada Experimental Range.

This is achieved by using a network of standard-can rain gages to continually collect the precipitation as it occurs. The collected precipitation is then measured monthly and the results are recorded on a data sheet which is later entered into a spreadsheet.

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N/A

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Dataset: 

Study number: 

38

Data set ID: 

210038001

Date range: 

1915-01-01 to 2011-09-30

Original investigator: 

USDA ARS Jornada Experimental Range (JER)

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Abstract: 

The objective of this long-term project is to measure the precipitation across the entire Jornada Experimental Range. This is achieved by using a network of standard-can rain gauges to continually collect the precipitation as it occurs. The collected precipitation is then measured monthly and the results are recorded on a data sheet which is later entered into a spread sheet.

The objective of this long-term project is to measure the precipitation across the entire Jornada Experimental Range. This is achieved by using a network of standard-can rain gauges to continually collect the precipitation as it occurs. The collected precipitation is then measured monthly and the results are recorded on a data sheet which is later entered into a spread sheet.

Data download: 

Description: 

<p>Jornada Experimental Range standard rain gauge monthly data file</p>

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Dataset: 

Study number: 

37

Data set ID: 

210379003

Date range: 

1953-01-01 to 1979-08-31

Original investigator: 

Fred N Ares

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Abstract: 

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

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

Description: 

Data file information for the following Jornada data set: USDA-NOAA NWS Monthly Total Pan Evaporation Data

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