SD Buffalo 13 ESE
SDSU Antelope Research Station (Calving Pasture Site)
Period of record Sep 21 2004 — Oct 24 2014

Sensor Monitoring Data


Oct 24 2014 3:00 PM MDT
Oct 24 2:00 PM LST, Oct 24 21:00 UTC
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Temperature (°C)
LST Sensor #1 Sensor #2 Sensor #3 Calculated UTC DST
13:05 18.2 18.2 18.2 18.22 20:05 14:05
13:10 18.9 18.9 19.0 18.89 20:10 14:10
13:15 19.3 19.3 19.3 19.29 20:15 14:15
13:20 19.3 19.3 19.3 19.32 20:20 14:20
13:25 19.2 19.2 19.2 19.21 20:25 14:25
13:30 19.2 19.2 19.2 19.17 20:30 14:30
13:35 18.9 18.9 18.8 18.85 20:35 14:35
13:40 18.3 18.3 18.3 18.28 20:40 14:40
13:45 17.8 17.8 17.7 17.75 20:45 14:45
13:50 17.4 17.4 17.4 17.43 20:50 14:50
13:55 17.3 17.3 17.3 17.3 20:55 14:55
14:00 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.65 21:00 15:00
Hour Average 18.445
Hour Min (*) 17.3 17.3 17.3 17.3
Hour Max (*) 19.4 19.4 19.4 19.37
Hour Std Dev 0.76 0.76 0.78

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
13:05 272.7 274.3 270.2 1270 2965 0.0 0.0 20:05 14:05
13:10 272.7 274.3 270.2 1269 2964 0.0 0.0 20:10 14:10
13:15 272.7 274.3 270.2 1269 2966 0.0 0.0 20:15 14:15
13:20 272.7 274.3 270.2 1270 2968 0.0 0.0 20:20 14:20
13:25 272.7 274.3 270.2 1270 2968 0.0 0.0 20:25 14:25
13:30 272.7 274.3 270.2 1268 2968 0.0 0.0 20:30 14:30
13:35 272.7 274.3 270.2 1270 2966 0.0 0.0 20:35 14:35
13:40 272.7 274.3 270.2 1223 2966 0.0 0.0 20:40 14:40
13:45 272.7 274.3 270.2 1215 2967 0.0 0.0 20:45 14:45
13:50 272.7 274.3 270.2 1214 2966 0.0 0.0 20:50 14:50
13:55 272.7 274.3 270.2 1215 2965 0.0 0.0 20:55 14:55
14:00 272.7 274.3 270.2 1274 2964 0.0 0.0 21:00 15:00
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
13:05 3.88 20:05 14:05
13:10 3.81 20:10 14:10
13:15 4.17 20:15 14:15
13:20 3.93 20:20 14:20
13:25 3.95 20:25 14:25
13:30 3.77 20:30 14:30
13:35 4.27 20:35 14:35
13:40 3.89 20:40 14:40
13:45 3.75 20:45 14:45
13:50 3.35 20:50 14:50
13:55 3.15 20:55 14:55
14:00 3.37 21:00 15:00
Hourly Avg 3.77
Hourly Max 6.10
Hourly Std Dev 0.72


Plot Wind 1.5m Wind
TopSolar Radiation

Solar Radiation (Watts/m2)

LST Avg UTC DST
13:05 370.6 20:05 14:05
13:10 600.6 20:10 14:10
13:15 613.0 20:15 14:15
13:20 587.0 20:20 14:20
13:25 514.6 20:25 14:25
13:30 523.9 20:30 14:30
13:35 434.0 20:35 14:35
13:40 263.5 20:40 14:40
13:45 198.0 20:45 14:45
13:50 165.2 20:50 14:50
13:55 180.4 20:55 14:55
14:00 270.8 21:00 15:00
Hourly Avg 393.4
Hourly Min 156.3
Hourly Max 743.6
Hourly Std Dev 179.7

Plot Solar Radiation Solar Radiation
TopSurface Temperature

Surface (IR) Temperature (°C)

LST Corrected IR Sensor
Body Temp
UTC DST
13:05 20.64 21.40 20:05 14:05
13:10 24.72 21.41 20:10 14:10
13:15 25.34 22.39 20:15 14:15
13:20 25.23 22.85 20:20 14:20
13:25 23.43 22.98 20:25 14:25
13:30 23.48 22.78 20:30 14:30
13:35 21.26 22.52 20:35 14:35
13:40 19.62 21.64 20:40 14:40
13:45 18.21 20.26 20:45 14:45
13:50 17.28 19.43 20:50 14:50
13:55 17.14 18.91 20:55 14:55
14:00 18.36 19.01 21:00 15:00
Hourly Avg 21.49 21.30
Hourly Min 17.14
Hourly Max 25.34
Hourly Std 2.87 1.48

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
13:05 29 18.3 20:05 14:05
13:10 28 18.9 20:10 14:10
13:15 26 19.3 20:15 14:15
13:20 26 19.4 20:20 14:20
13:25 25 19.3 20:25 14:25
13:30 25 19.2 20:30 14:30
13:35 24 19.0 20:35 14:35
13:40 24 18.4 20:40 14:40
13:45 26 17.8 20:45 14:45
13:50 26 17.5 20:50 14:50
13:55 27 17.4 20:55 14:55
14:00 27 17.7 21:00 15:00
Min 17.4
Max 19.4
Std Dev 1.4 0.8

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 0.269 0.298 0.23 0.266
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 10 cm 0.287 0.267 0.259 0.271
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 20 cm 0.287 0.255 0.35 0.297
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 50 cm 0.206 0.25 0.205 0.22
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 100 cm 0.312 0.389 0.435 0.379
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 5 cm 16.88 19.15 14.11
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 10 cm 18.27 16.73 16.15
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 20 cm 18.28 15.87 23.51
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 50 cm 12.50 15.50 12.42
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 100 cm 20.31 27.15 31.71

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
13:05 0.269 0.299 0.231 0.266 16.86 19.25 14.17 20:05 14:05
13:10 0.271 0.294 0.231 0.265 17.04 18.86 14.17 20:10 14:10
13:15 0.269 0.299 0.231 0.266 16.87 19.26 14.17 20:15 14:15
13:20 0.269 0.299 0.227 0.265 16.87 19.26 13.90 20:20 14:20
13:25 0.269 0.299 0.227 0.265 16.87 19.26 13.90 20:25 14:25
13:30 0.271 0.299 0.228 0.266 17.06 19.26 13.91 20:30 14:30
13:35 0.269 0.299 0.228 0.265 16.87 19.26 13.91 20:35 14:35
13:40 0.272 0.299 0.228 0.266 17.10 19.26 13.91 20:40 14:40
13:45 0.273 0.299 0.228 0.267 17.19 19.27 13.91 20:45 14:45
13:50 0.271 0.298 0.228 0.266 17.06 19.16 13.91 20:50 14:50
13:55 0.272 0.304 0.23 0.269 17.10 19.65 14.11 20:55 14:55
14:00 0.269 0.298 0.231 0.266 16.87 19.16 14.12 21:00 15:00

Soil Temperature

Sensor
#1
Sensor
#2
Sensor
#3
Layer
Average
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 5 cm 9.8 9.1 10.3 9.733
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 10 cm 9.3 9.0 9.5 9.267
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 20 cm 9.0 9.5 9.6 9.367
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 50 cm 10.4 10.7 11.0 10.7
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 100 cm 11.9 12.1 12.0 12

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
13:05 9.59 8.59 9.80 9.327 20:05 14:05
13:10 9.59 8.59 9.89 9.357 20:10 14:10
13:15 9.50 8.59 9.89 9.327 20:15 14:15
13:20 9.59 8.80 9.89 9.427 20:20 14:20
13:25 9.70 8.89 10.09 9.56 20:25 14:25
13:30 9.70 8.89 10.09 9.56 20:30 14:30
13:35 9.70 8.89 10.20 9.597 20:35 14:35
13:40 9.70 8.89 10.20 9.597 20:40 14:40
13:45 9.80 9.00 10.20 9.667 20:45 14:45
13:50 9.70 9.00 10.30 9.667 20:50 14:50
13:55 9.89 9.09 10.30 9.76 20:55 14:55
14:00 9.80 9.09 10.30 9.73 21:00 15:00

TopDiagnostic Data

Fan Speed (rpm)

Sensor #1
Fan
Sensor #2
Fan
Sensor #3
Fan
101.0 119.0 100.4

Plot Fans Fan Speeds

Battery Voltages

GOES Transmitter GOES Transmitter
Under Full Load
Datalogger
13.88 13.60 11.60

Plot Battery Voltages Battery Voltages

Other Diagnostics

Value
Minutes Datalogger Door Was Open 0.00
23X Panel Temp (°C) 23.51
Reference Resistor Average 1499.6
Datalogger Signature 36636.0
Geonor Inlet Max Temp (°C) 22.83
Datalogger Program Version Number 2.422
Transmitted Year 2014
Transmitted Julian Day 297
Transmitted UTC Time (End of Hour) 2100
Transmitted Longitude -103.30
Transmitted Latitude 45.515
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