TX Palestine 6 WNW
NASA (National Scientific Balloon Facility)
Period of record May 25 2003 — Apr 27 2015

Sensor Monitoring Data


Apr 27 2015 8:00 AM CDT
Apr 27 7:00 AM LST, Apr 27 13:00 UTC
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Temperature (°C)
LST Sensor #1 Sensor #2 Sensor #3 Calculated UTC DST
06:05 18.1 18.1 18.1 18.07 12:05 07:05
06:10 18.0 18.0 18.0 18.01 12:10 07:10
06:15 17.9 17.9 18.0 17.94 12:15 07:15
06:20 17.9 17.9 17.9 17.92 12:20 07:20
06:25 17.9 17.9 17.9 17.92 12:25 07:25
06:30 18.0 18.0 18.0 17.95 12:30 07:30
06:35 17.9 17.9 17.9 17.89 12:35 07:35
06:40 17.8 17.8 17.8 17.8 12:40 07:40
06:45 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.66 12:45 07:45
06:50 17.6 17.6 17.6 17.62 12:50 07:50
06:55 17.6 17.6 17.6 17.57 12:55 07:55
07:00 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.53 13:00 08:00
Hour Average 17.823
Hour Min (*) 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.52
Hour Max (*) 18.1 18.1 18.1 18.09
Hour Std Dev 0.18 0.18 0.18

Plot 3 Temp Sensors Temp Sensors
Plot Calculated Temp Calculated Temp
Plot SR + 3 Temps + 3 Fans SR + 3 Temps + 3 Fans
TopPrecipitation / Wetness
LST Wire #1
Depth (mm)
Wire #2
Depth (mm)
Wire #3
Depth (mm)
Wet #1 Wet #2 Calculated
Precip (mm)
Tipping
Bucket
UTC DST
06:05 240.3 236.6 238.2 1132 2894 0.0 0.0 12:05 07:05
06:10 240.3 236.6 238.2 1133 2895 0.0 0.0 12:10 07:10
06:15 240.3 236.6 238.2 1133 2894 0.0 0.0 12:15 07:15
06:20 240.3 236.6 238.2 1133 2894 0.0 0.0 12:20 07:20
06:25 240.3 236.6 238.2 1133 2895 0.0 0.0 12:25 07:25
06:30 240.2 236.6 238.2 1133 2895 0.0 0.0 12:30 07:30
06:35 240.2 236.6 238.2 1133 2894 0.0 0.0 12:35 07:35
06:40 240.2 236.6 238.2 1132 2894 0.0 0.0 12:40 07:40
06:45 240.2 236.6 238.2 1132 2894 0.0 0.0 12:45 07:45
06:50 240.2 236.6 238.2 1133 2894 0.0 0.0 12:50 07:50
06:55 240.2 236.6 238.2 1133 2894 0.0 0.0 12:55 07:55
07:00 240.2 236.6 238.2 1134 2895 0.0 0.0 13:00 08:00
Hourly Total 0.0

Plot Gauge Depths Wire Depths + Wetness
Plot Calculated Precip Calculated Precip
TopWind

Wind Speed (m/s)

LST Avg (1.5m) UTC DST
06:05 5.52 12:05 07:05
06:10 5.65 12:10 07:10
06:15 4.49 12:15 07:15
06:20 4.32 12:20 07:20
06:25 4.35 12:25 07:25
06:30 5.08 12:30 07:30
06:35 5.05 12:35 07:35
06:40 4.28 12:40 07:40
06:45 4.40 12:45 07:45
06:50 5.09 12:50 07:50
06:55 4.45 12:55 07:55
07:00 4.03 13:00 08:00
Hourly Avg 4.72
Hourly Max 8.88
Hourly Std Dev 1.11


Plot Wind 1.5m Wind
TopSolar Radiation

Solar Radiation (Watts/m2)

LST Avg UTC DST
06:05 0.0 12:05 07:05
06:10 2.9 12:10 07:10
06:15 7.5 12:15 07:15
06:20 8.0 12:20 07:20
06:25 9.0 12:25 07:25
06:30 9.7 12:30 07:30
06:35 8.8 12:35 07:35
06:40 8.4 12:40 07:40
06:45 5.6 12:45 07:45
06:50 7.6 12:50 07:50
06:55 12.3 12:55 07:55
07:00 40.2 13:00 08:00
Hourly Avg 10.0
Hourly Min 0.0
Hourly Max 63.1
Hourly Std Dev 10.3

Plot Solar Radiation Solar Radiation
TopSurface Temperature

Surface (IR) Temperature (°C)

LST Corrected IR Sensor
Body Temp
UTC DST
06:05 18.16 17.82 12:05 07:05
06:10 18.18 17.83 12:10 07:10
06:15 18.15 17.84 12:15 07:15
06:20 18.16 17.81 12:20 07:20
06:25 18.14 17.80 12:25 07:25
06:30 18.15 17.80 12:30 07:30
06:35 18.20 17.81 12:35 07:35
06:40 18.15 17.78 12:40 07:40
06:45 18.08 17.74 12:45 07:45
06:50 17.94 17.67 12:50 07:50
06:55 17.98 17.63 12:55 07:55
07:00 18.14 17.62 13:00 08:00
Hourly Avg 18.12 17.76
Hourly Min 17.94
Hourly Max 18.20
Hourly Std 0.08 0.08

Plot Surface Temperature Surface Temperature
Plot Temp + IR + SR + Wind Temp + IR + SR + Wind
TopRelative Humidity
LST RH (%) Temp (°C) at
RH Sensor
UTC DST
06:05 83 18.1 12:05 07:05
06:10 83 18.0 12:10 07:10
06:15 84 17.9 12:15 07:15
06:20 84 17.9 12:20 07:20
06:25 84 17.9 12:25 07:25
06:30 84 17.9 12:30 07:30
06:35 84 17.9 12:35 07:35
06:40 84 17.8 12:40 07:40
06:45 84 17.7 12:45 07:45
06:50 84 17.6 12:50 07:50
06:55 84 17.5 12:55 07:55
07:00 84 17.5 13:00 08:00
Min 17.5
Max 18.1
Std Dev 0.3 0.2

Plot Relative Humidity Relative Humidity
Plot RH + 3 Temps RH + 3 Temps
Plot RH + 3 Temps + Temp RH + 3 Temps + Temp

TopSoil Moisture / Soil Temperature (°C)

Soil Moisture

Sensor
#1
Sensor
#2
Sensor
#3
Layer
Average
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 5 cm 0.279 0.312 0.293 0.295
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 10 cm 0.265 0.295 0.295 0.285
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 20 cm 0.394 0.387 0.456 0.412
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 50 cm 0.398 0.38 0.359 0.379
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 100 cm 0.38 0.413 0.386 0.393
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 5 cm 17.69 20.29 18.75
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 10 cm 16.62 18.88 18.90
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 20 cm 27.59 26.93 33.97
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 50 cm 28.04 26.26 24.33
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 100 cm 26.32 29.51 26.86

Plot Soil Moisture Volumetric Soil Moisture + Precipitation

5-Minute Soil Moisture at 5 cm

LST Volumetric Average
Set #1
Volumetric Average
Set #2
Volumetric Average
Set #3
Volumetric Layer
Average
Dielectric Average
Set #1
Dielectric Average
Set #2
Dielectric Average
Set #3
UTC DST
06:05 0.281 0.31 0.292 0.294 17.79 20.16 18.66 12:05 07:05
06:10 0.281 0.31 0.292 0.294 17.78 20.16 18.66 12:10 07:10
06:15 0.28 0.31 0.292 0.294 17.77 20.16 18.64 12:15 07:15
06:20 0.28 0.31 0.292 0.294 17.77 20.16 18.64 12:20 07:20
06:25 0.28 0.31 0.292 0.294 17.77 20.16 18.64 12:25 07:25
06:30 0.28 0.31 0.292 0.294 17.77 20.16 18.64 12:30 07:30
06:35 0.279 0.31 0.292 0.294 17.69 20.16 18.64 12:35 07:35
06:40 0.28 0.312 0.292 0.295 17.77 20.28 18.64 12:40 07:40
06:45 0.281 0.312 0.293 0.295 17.82 20.28 18.77 12:45 07:45
06:50 0.279 0.312 0.292 0.294 17.69 20.31 18.64 12:50 07:50
06:55 0.279 0.312 0.293 0.295 17.69 20.29 18.75 12:55 07:55
07:00 0.279 0.312 0.293 0.295 17.69 20.28 18.75 13:00 08:00

Soil Temperature

Sensor
#1
Sensor
#2
Sensor
#3
Layer
Average
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 5 cm 21.7 21.3 21.5 21.5
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 10 cm 22.1 21.7 21.7 21.833
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 20 cm 23.3 22.6 22.6 22.833
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 50 cm 22.8 22.8 22.8 22.8
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 100 cm 21.5 21.3 20.7 21.167

Plot Soil Temperature Soil Temperature + Air Temperature

5-Minute Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 5 cm

LST Temperature
Set #1
Temperature
Set #2
Temperature
Set #3
Layer
Average
UTC DST
06:05 21.90 21.50 21.70 21.7 12:05 07:05
06:10 21.90 21.50 21.70 21.7 12:10 07:10
06:15 21.90 21.30 21.70 21.633 12:15 07:15
06:20 21.90 21.30 21.70 21.633 12:20 07:20
06:25 21.90 21.30 21.50 21.567 12:25 07:25
06:30 21.70 21.30 21.50 21.5 12:30 07:30
06:35 21.70 21.30 21.70 21.567 12:35 07:35
06:40 21.70 21.30 21.50 21.5 12:40 07:40
06:45 21.70 21.30 21.50 21.5 12:45 07:45
06:50 21.70 21.30 21.50 21.5 12:50 07:50
06:55 21.70 21.30 21.50 21.5 12:55 07:55
07:00 21.70 21.30 21.50 21.5 13:00 08:00

TopDiagnostic Data

Fan Speed (rpm)

Sensor #1
Fan
Sensor #2
Fan
Sensor #3
Fan
91.7 94.2 92.4

Plot Fans Fan Speeds

Battery Voltages

GOES Transmitter GOES Transmitter
Under Full Load
Datalogger
12.48 12.10 11.64

Plot Battery Voltages Battery Voltages

Other Diagnostics

Value
Minutes Datalogger Door Was Open 0.00
23X Panel Temp (°C) 18.30
Reference Resistor Average 1499.7
Datalogger Signature 46722.0
Geonor Inlet Max Temp (°C) 16.79
Datalogger Program Version Number 2.422
Transmitted Year 2015
Transmitted Julian Day 117
Transmitted UTC Time (End of Hour) 1300
Transmitted Longitude -95.72
Transmitted Latitude 31.779
End of File -6666

Plot Datalogger Door Open Datalogger Door Open
Plot Diagnostic Temps Diagnostic Temps


(*) Note regarding temperature values: the station datalogger polls each of the three temperature sensors once every 10 seconds, and keeps a running average of the last 30 of these 10-second samples. This "running 5-minute average" is computed every 10-seconds throughout the hour, for a total of 360 times. The temperature values reported by the station and shown above are the running 5-minute averages from the end of each of the 12 5-minute periods during the hour, and the mininum, maxium, and standard deviation of all 360 5-minute averages. Since the minimum and maximum are computed from all 360 5-minute averages, not just the 12 values shown above, the minimum may occasionally be less than, or the maximum greater than, the minimum and maximum of the 12 5-minute values shown. Back to Temperature