KS Manhattan 6 SSW
Kansas State University (Konza Prairie Biological Station)
Period of record Sep 30 2003 — Nov 01 2014

Sensor Monitoring Data


Nov 1 2014 5:00 AM CDT
Nov 1 4:00 AM LST, Nov 1 10:00 UTC
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Temperature (°C)
LST Sensor #1 Sensor #2 Sensor #3 Calculated UTC DST
03:05 -4.7 -4.6 -4.7 -4.67 09:05 04:05
03:10 -5.0 -5.0 -5.0 -5.02 09:10 04:10
03:15 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.51 09:15 04:15
03:20 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -3.22 09:20 04:20
03:25 -2.4 -2.3 -2.4 -2.39 09:25 04:25
03:30 -2.6 -2.5 -2.5 -2.55 09:30 04:30
03:35 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 09:35 04:35
03:40 -2.3 -2.2 -2.2 -2.25 09:40 04:40
03:45 -2.5 -2.4 -2.5 -2.46 09:45 04:45
03:50 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 -2.28 09:50 04:50
03:55 -2.1 -2.1 -2.1 -2.14 09:55 04:55
04:00 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9 10:00 05:00
Hour Average -2.976
Hour Min (*) -5.0 -5.0 -5.0 -5.02
Hour Max (*) -1.9 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9
Hour Std Dev 1.09 1.09 1.09

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
03:05 329.2 338.2 337.0 1202 2933 0.0 0.0 09:05 04:05
03:10 329.2 338.2 337.0 1202 2932 0.0 0.0 09:10 04:10
03:15 329.2 338.2 337.0 1202 2917 0.0 0.0 09:15 04:15
03:20 329.3 338.2 337.0 1202 2931 0.0 0.0 09:20 04:20
03:25 329.3 338.2 337.0 1202 2932 0.0 0.0 09:25 04:25
03:30 329.4 338.2 337.0 1202 2931 0.0 0.0 09:30 04:30
03:35 329.6 338.3 337.0 1202 2931 0.0 0.0 09:35 04:35
03:40 329.7 338.3 337.0 1202 2932 0.0 0.0 09:40 04:40
03:45 329.9 338.3 337.0 1202 2932 0.0 0.0 09:45 04:45
03:50 330.0 338.3 337.0 1202 2931 0.0 0.0 09:50 04:50
03:55 330.2 338.4 337.0 1202 2932 0.0 0.0 09:55 04:55
04:00 330.3 338.4 337.0 1201 2931 0.0 0.0 10:00 05:00
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
03:05 0.99 09:05 04:05
03:10 0.90 09:10 04:10
03:15 0.66 09:15 04:15
03:20 1.07 09:20 04:20
03:25 1.32 09:25 04:25
03:30 1.37 09:30 04:30
03:35 1.49 09:35 04:35
03:40 1.72 09:40 04:40
03:45 1.70 09:45 04:45
03:50 1.88 09:50 04:50
03:55 1.77 09:55 04:55
04:00 2.02 10:00 05:00
Hourly Avg 1.41
Hourly Max 2.73
Hourly Std Dev 0.49


Plot Wind 1.5m Wind
TopSolar Radiation

Solar Radiation (Watts/m2)

LST Avg UTC DST
03:05 0.0 09:05 04:05
03:10 0.0 09:10 04:10
03:15 0.0 09:15 04:15
03:20 0.0 09:20 04:20
03:25 0.0 09:25 04:25
03:30 0.0 09:30 04:30
03:35 0.0 09:35 04:35
03:40 0.0 09:40 04:40
03:45 0.0 09:45 04:45
03:50 0.0 09:50 04:50
03:55 0.0 09:55 04:55
04:00 0.0 10:00 05:00
Hourly Avg 0.0
Hourly Min 0.0
Hourly Max 0.0
Hourly Std Dev 0.0

Plot Solar Radiation Solar Radiation
TopSurface Temperature

Surface (IR) Temperature (°C)

LST Corrected IR Sensor
Body Temp
UTC DST
03:05 -5.58 -6.15 09:05 04:05
03:10 -5.57 -6.12 09:10 04:10
03:15 -5.82 -6.13 09:15 04:15
03:20 -5.03 -5.99 09:20 04:20
03:25 -4.40 -5.58 09:25 04:25
03:30 -4.15 -5.13 09:30 04:30
03:35 -3.89 -4.70 09:35 04:35
03:40 -3.68 -4.31 09:40 04:40
03:45 -3.56 -4.00 09:45 04:45
03:50 -3.36 -3.77 09:50 04:50
03:55 -3.31 -3.58 09:55 04:55
04:00 -3.07 -3.35 10:00 05:00
Hourly Avg -4.54 -4.90
Hourly Min -6.29
Hourly Max -3.07
Hourly Std 1.01 1.04

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
03:05 72 -4.6 09:05 04:05
03:10 73 -5.0 09:10 04:10
03:15 73 -4.6 09:15 04:15
03:20 72 -3.4 09:20 04:20
03:25 70 -2.5 09:25 04:25
03:30 68 -2.5 09:30 04:30
03:35 66 -2.3 09:35 04:35
03:40 65 -2.2 09:40 04:40
03:45 65 -2.4 09:45 04:45
03:50 65 -2.3 09:50 04:50
03:55 65 -2.2 09:55 04:55
04:00 65 -2.0 10:00 05:00
Min -5.0
Max -2.0
Std Dev 3.3 1.1

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 0.223 0.233 0.177 0.211
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 10 cm 0.25 0.308 0.129 0.229
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 20 cm 0.472 0.472
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 50 cm 0.281 0.281
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 100 cm
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 5 cm 13.59 14.30 10.68
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 10 cm 15.49 19.93 8.00
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 20 cm 35.70
21.60
24.28
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 50 cm 17.78
43.88
18.65
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 100 cm
42.07
30.98
51.51

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
03:05 0.229 0.234 0.176 0.213 14.00 14.38 10.63 09:05 04:05
03:10 0.222 0.232 0.173 0.209 13.54 14.21 10.42 09:10 04:10
03:15 0.229 0.233 0.175 0.212 14.00 14.31 10.56 09:15 04:15
03:20 0.228 0.233 0.172 0.211 13.96 14.29 10.35 09:20 04:20
03:25 0.228 0.235 0.172 0.212 13.95 14.46 10.35 09:25 04:25
03:30 0.227 0.232 0.175 0.211 13.86 14.21 10.55 09:30 04:30
03:35 0.223 0.238 0.172 0.211 13.62 14.65 10.38 09:35 04:35
03:40 0.23 0.234 0.172 0.212 14.10 14.39 10.37 09:40 04:40
03:45 0.229 0.238 0.169 0.212 14.03 14.65 10.22 09:45 04:45
03:50 0.223 0.235 0.174 0.211 13.63 14.46 10.49 09:50 04:50
03:55 0.225 0.236 0.173 0.211 13.75 14.48 10.42 09:55 04:55
04:00 0.223 0.233 0.177 0.211 13.60 14.29 10.67 10:00 05:00

Soil Temperature

Sensor
#1
Sensor
#2
Sensor
#3
Layer
Average
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 5 cm 7.3 7.1 8.9 7.763
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 10 cm 9.0 9.9 11.6 10.163
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 20 cm 12.4 12.1 13.7 12.733
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 50 cm 14.1 16.0 15.7 15.267
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 100 cm 17.5 17.2 17.5 17.4

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
03:05 7.40 7.30 9.09 7.93 09:05 04:05
03:10 7.40 7.20 9.09 7.897 09:10 04:10
03:15 7.40 7.20 9.09 7.897 09:15 04:15
03:20 7.40 7.20 9.00 7.867 09:20 04:20
03:25 7.40 7.20 9.00 7.867 09:25 04:25
03:30 7.40 7.10 9.00 7.833 09:30 04:30
03:35 7.30 7.20 9.00 7.833 09:35 04:35
03:40 7.30 7.00 9.00 7.767 09:40 04:40
03:45 7.30 7.10 8.89 7.763 09:45 04:45
03:50 7.30 7.10 8.89 7.763 09:50 04:50
03:55 7.30 7.10 8.89 7.763 09:55 04:55
04:00 7.30 7.10 8.89 7.763 10:00 05:00

TopDiagnostic Data

Fan Speed (rpm)

Sensor #1
Fan
Sensor #2
Fan
Sensor #3
Fan
111.8 97.4 107.2

Plot Fans Fan Speeds

Battery Voltages

GOES Transmitter GOES Transmitter
Under Full Load
Datalogger
13.34 12.90 11.62

Plot Battery Voltages Battery Voltages

Other Diagnostics

Value
Minutes Datalogger Door Was Open 0.00
23X Panel Temp (°C) -5.89
Reference Resistor Average 1499.7
Datalogger Signature 42891.0
Geonor Inlet Max Temp (°C) -5.54
Datalogger Program Version Number 2.422
Transmitted Year 2014
Transmitted Julian Day 305
Transmitted UTC Time (End of Hour) 1000
Transmitted Longitude -96.61
Transmitted Latitude 39.102
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