TX Palestine 6 WNW
NASA (National Scientific Balloon Facility)
Period of record May 25 2003 — Sep 21 2014

Sensor Monitoring Data


Nov 27 2012 8:00 AM CST
Nov 27 8:00 AM LST, Nov 27 14:00 UTC
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Temperature (°C)
LST Sensor #1 Sensor #2 Sensor #3 Calculated UTC
07:05 9.2 9.2 9.2 9.2 13:05
07:10 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.3 13:10
07:15 9.2 9.2 9.2 9.2 13:15
07:20 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.3 13:20
07:25 9.3 9.4 9.3 9.3 13:25
07:30 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 13:30
07:35 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.3 13:35
07:40 9.2 9.2 9.2 9.2 13:40
07:45 9.2 9.2 9.2 9.2 13:45
07:50 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.3 13:50
07:55 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 13:55
08:00 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 14:00
Hour Average 9.3
Hour Min (*) 9.1 9.2 9.2 9.2
Hour Max (*) 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4
Hour Std Dev 0.09 0.08 0.08

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
07:05 380.7 368.9 368.7 1131 2954 0.0 0.0 13:05
07:10 380.7 368.9 368.7 1132 2955 0.0 0.0 13:10
07:15 380.7 368.8 368.7 1132 2954 0.0 0.0 13:15
07:20 380.7 368.8 368.7 1132 2953 0.0 0.0 13:20
07:25 380.7 368.8 368.7 1132 2954 0.0 0.0 13:25
07:30 380.7 368.8 368.7 1132 2954 0.0 0.0 13:30
07:35 380.7 368.8 368.7 1132 2954 0.0 0.0 13:35
07:40 380.7 368.8 368.7 1132 2954 0.0 0.0 13:40
07:45 380.7 368.8 368.7 1133 2953 0.0 0.0 13:45
07:50 380.7 368.8 368.7 1133 2953 0.0 0.0 13:50
07:55 380.7 368.8 368.7 1133 2954 0.0 0.0 13:55
08:00 380.7 368.8 368.7 1133 2955 0.0 0.0 14:00
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
07:05 1.81 13:05
07:10 1.45 13:10
07:15 2.23 13:15
07:20 1.96 13:20
07:25 2.41 13:25
07:30 2.29 13:30
07:35 1.94 13:35
07:40 1.97 13:40
07:45 2.22 13:45
07:50 1.90 13:50
07:55 1.87 13:55
08:00 1.61 14:00
Hourly Avg 1.97
Hourly Max 3.31
Hourly Std Dev 0.47


Plot Wind 1.5m Wind
TopSolar Radiation

Solar Radiation (Watts/m2)

LST Avg UTC
07:05 0.0 13:05
07:10 0.0 13:10
07:15 0.0 13:15
07:20 0.7 13:20
07:25 4.9 13:25
07:30 8.0 13:30
07:35 10.4 13:35
07:40 15.9 13:40
07:45 19.8 13:45
07:50 22.6 13:50
07:55 21.2 13:55
08:00 30.6 14:00
Hourly Avg 11.2
Hourly Min 0.0
Hourly Max 36.8
Hourly Std Dev 10.3

Plot Solar Radiation Solar Radiation
TopSurface Temperature

Surface (IR) Temperature (°C)

LST Raw Corrected IR Sensor
Body Temp
UTC
07:05 10.32 10.32 9.00 13:05
07:10 10.38 10.38 9.01 13:10
07:15 10.33 10.33 9.03 13:15
07:20 10.40 10.40 9.05 13:20
07:25 10.53 10.53 9.10 13:25
07:30 10.63 10.63 9.16 13:30
07:35 10.59 10.59 9.21 13:35
07:40 10.17 10.17 9.20 13:40
07:45 10.01 10.01 9.15 13:45
07:50 10.25 10.25 9.15 13:50
07:55 10.63 10.63 9.20 13:55
08:00 10.95 10.95 9.28 14:00
Hourly Avg 10.4 10.38 9.13
Hourly Min 9.83 10.01
Hourly Max 11.21 10.95
Hourly Std 0.26 0.19 0.09

Plot Surface Temperature Surface Temperature
Plot Temp + IR + SR + Wind Temp + IR + SR + Wind
TopRelative Humidity
LST RH (%) Temp (°C) at
RH Sensor
UTC
07:05 73 9.1 13:05
07:10 72 9.2 13:10
07:15 72 9.1 13:15
07:20 72 9.2 13:20
07:25 71 9.3 13:25
07:30 71 9.3 13:30
07:35 71 9.3 13:35
07:40 71 9.1 13:40
07:45 71 9.2 13:45
07:50 71 9.2 13:50
07:55 71 9.3 13:55
08:00 71 9.4 14:00
Min 9.1
Max 9.4
Std Dev 0.6 0.1

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 0.053 0.033 0.022 0.036
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 10 cm 0.04 0.05 0.109 0.066
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 20 cm 0.224 0.202 0.304 0.243
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 50 cm 0.184 0.195 0.181 0.187
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 100 cm 0.153 0.179 0.2 0.177
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 5 cm 4.54 3.80 3.41
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 10 cm 4.02 4.40 7.00
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 20 cm 13.66 12.22 19.67
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 50 cm 11.09 11.77 10.93
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 100 cm 9.28 10.78 12.09

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
07:05 0.054 0.032 0.024 0.037 4.56 3.74 3.47 13:05
07:10 0.054 0.035 0.021 0.037 4.56 3.84 3.38 13:10
07:15 0.054 0.032 0.021 0.036 4.56 3.74 3.38 13:15
07:20 0.054 0.035 0.021 0.037 4.56 3.84 3.38 13:20
07:25 0.054 0.035 0.021 0.037 4.56 3.84 3.38 13:25
07:30 0.054 0.032 0.024 0.037 4.56 3.74 3.47 13:30
07:35 0.054 0.035 0.021 0.037 4.56 3.84 3.38 13:35
07:40 0.054 0.035 0.021 0.037 4.56 3.84 3.38 13:40
07:45 0.05 0.035 0.024 0.036 4.40 3.84 3.47 13:45
07:50 0.054 0.032 0.021 0.036 4.56 3.74 3.38 13:50
07:55 0.054 0.035 0.021 0.037 4.56 3.84 3.38 13:55
08:00 0.054 0.032 0.024 0.037 4.56 3.74 3.47 14:00

Soil Temperature

Sensor
#1
Sensor
#2
Sensor
#3
Layer
Average
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 5 cm 15.7 15.8 15.8 15.8
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 10 cm 16.2 16.0 16.5 16.2
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 20 cm 17.3 17.1 17.4 17.2
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 50 cm 17.9 17.9 18.2 18
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 100 cm 18.3 18.3 18.8 18.5

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
07:05 15.70 15.80 15.80 15.8 13:05
07:10 15.70 15.80 15.80 15.8 13:10
07:15 15.70 15.80 15.80 15.8 13:15
07:20 15.70 15.80 15.80 15.8 13:20
07:25 15.70 15.80 15.80 15.8 13:25
07:30 16.00 15.80 15.80 15.9 13:30
07:35 15.70 15.80 15.80 15.8 13:35
07:40 15.70 15.80 15.80 15.8 13:40
07:45 15.70 15.80 15.80 15.8 13:45
07:50 15.70 15.80 15.80 15.8 13:50
07:55 15.80 15.80 15.80 15.8 13:55
08:00 15.70 15.80 15.80 15.8 14:00

TopDiagnostic Data

Fan Speed (rpm)

Sensor #1
Fan
Sensor #2
Fan
Sensor #3
Fan
88.4
107.1 108.5

Plot Fans Fan Speeds

Battery Voltages

GOES Transmitter GOES Transmitter
Under Full Load
Datalogger
12.57 12.20 11.63

Plot Battery Voltages Battery Voltages

Other Diagnostics

Value
Minutes Datalogger Door Was Open 0.00
23X Panel Temp (°C) 10.23
Reference Resistor Average 1499.8
Datalogger Signature 14722.0
Geonor Inlet Max Temp (°C) 9.01
Datalogger Program Version Number 2.412
Transmitted Year 2012
Transmitted Julian Day 332
Transmitted UTC Time (End of Hour) 1400
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