SD Aberdeen 35 WNW
The Nature Conservancy (Samuel H. Ordway Prairie, Hdq. Site)
Period of record Jun 26 2007 — Sep 01 2014

Sensor Monitoring Data


Sep 1 2014 8:00 AM CDT
Sep 1 7:00 AM LST, Sep 1 13:00 UTC
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Temperature (°C)
LST Sensor #1 Sensor #2 Sensor #3 Calculated UTC DST
06:05 11.2 11.2 11.2 11.19 12:05 07:05
06:10 11.4 11.4 11.4 11.41 12:10 07:10
06:15 11.3 11.4 11.3 11.34 12:15 07:15
06:20 11.1 11.2 11.2 11.16 12:20 07:20
06:25 11.4 11.4 11.4 11.39 12:25 07:25
06:30 11.3 11.3 11.3 11.29 12:30 07:30
06:35 11.3 11.3 11.3 11.32 12:35 07:35
06:40 11.5 11.5 11.4 11.45 12:40 07:40
06:45 11.6 11.7 11.6 11.63 12:45 07:45
06:50 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.01 12:50 07:50
06:55 12.4 12.3 12.3 12.34 12:55 07:55
07:00 12.6 12.5 12.5 12.52 13:00 08:00
Hour Average 11.588
Hour Min (*) 10.9 11.0 10.9 10.94
Hour Max (*) 12.6 12.5 12.5 12.52
Hour Std Dev 0.46 0.44 0.45

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
06:05 181.5 184.4 184.9 1144 3037 0.0 0.0 12:05 07:05
06:10 181.5 184.4 184.9 1144 3034 0.0 0.0 12:10 07:10
06:15 181.5 184.4 184.9 1145 3026 0.0 0.0 12:15 07:15
06:20 181.5 184.4 184.9 1144 3037 0.0 0.0 12:20 07:20
06:25 181.5 184.4 184.9 1144 3037 0.0 0.0 12:25 07:25
06:30 181.5 184.4 184.9 1145 3037 0.0 0.0 12:30 07:30
06:35 181.5 184.4 184.9 1145 3036 0.0 0.0 12:35 07:35
06:40 181.5 184.4 184.9 1145 3037 0.0 0.0 12:40 07:40
06:45 181.5 184.4 184.9 1146 3037 0.0 0.0 12:45 07:45
06:50 181.5 184.4 184.9 1146 3038 0.0 0.0 12:50 07:50
06:55 181.5 184.4 184.9 1148 3038 0.0 0.0 12:55 07:55
07:00 181.5 184.4 184.9 1147 3037 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 0.90 12:05 07:05
06:10 0.99 12:10 07:10
06:15 1.16 12:15 07:15
06:20 0.90 12:20 07:20
06:25 1.19 12:25 07:25
06:30 1.02 12:30 07:30
06:35 1.16 12:35 07:35
06:40 1.24 12:40 07:40
06:45 1.02 12:45 07:45
06:50 1.19 12:50 07:50
06:55 2.25 12:55 07:55
07:00 2.69 13:00 08:00
Hourly Avg 1.31
Hourly Max 3.82
Hourly Std Dev 0.61


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 0.5 12:10 07:10
06:15 14.5 12:15 07:15
06:20 29.8 12:20 07:20
06:25 16.4 12:25 07:25
06:30 52.0 12:30 07:30
06:35 70.2 12:35 07:35
06:40 84.0 12:40 07:40
06:45 96.8 12:45 07:45
06:50 109.8 12:50 07:50
06:55 121.5 12:55 07:55
07:00 132.7 13:00 08:00
Hourly Avg 60.7
Hourly Min 0.0
Hourly Max 139.0
Hourly Std Dev 46.6

Plot Solar Radiation Solar Radiation
TopSurface Temperature

Surface (IR) Temperature (°C)

LST Corrected IR Sensor
Body Temp
UTC DST
06:05 8.23 10.52 12:05 07:05
06:10 8.53 10.55 12:10 07:10
06:15 9.00 10.65 12:15 07:15
06:20 8.79 10.70 12:20 07:20
06:25 9.32 10.82 12:25 07:25
06:30 9.79 10.95 12:30 07:30
06:35 10.07 11.14 12:35 07:35
06:40 10.63 11.40 12:40 07:40
06:45 10.93 11.70 12:45 07:45
06:50 11.38 12.07 12:50 07:50
06:55 11.90 12.48 12:55 07:55
07:00 12.16 12.80 13:00 08:00
Hourly Avg 9.76 11.32
Hourly Min 8.23
Hourly Max 12.16
Hourly Std 1.19 0.75

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 92 11.2 12:05 07:05
06:10 92 11.4 12:10 07:10
06:15 91 11.4 12:15 07:15
06:20 92 11.2 12:20 07:20
06:25 92 11.4 12:25 07:25
06:30 92 11.3 12:30 07:30
06:35 92 11.3 12:35 07:35
06:40 92 11.5 12:40 07:40
06:45 92 11.6 12:45 07:45
06:50 92 12.0 12:50 07:50
06:55 91 12.3 12:55 07:55
07:00 90 12.5 13:00 08:00
Min 11.0
Max 12.5
Std Dev 0.7 0.4

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 0.301 0.319 0.272 0.297
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 10 cm 0.298 0.306 0.257 0.287
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 20 cm 0.255 0.302 0.278 0.278
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 50 cm 0.169 0.167 0.241 0.192
Soil Moisture Volumetric at 100 cm 0.195 0.334 0.23 0.253
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 5 cm 19.38 20.88 17.10
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 10 cm 19.18 19.77 16.01
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 20 cm 15.84 19.46 17.59
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 50 cm 10.17 10.10 14.82
Average Soil Moisture Dielectric at 100 cm 11.79 22.18 14.10

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 0.301 0.321 0.271 0.298 19.39 21.04 17.03 12:05 07:05
06:10 0.3 0.316 0.271 0.296 19.33 20.60 17.03 12:10 07:10
06:15 0.301 0.316 0.271 0.296 19.39 20.59 17.03 12:15 07:15
06:20 0.302 0.316 0.271 0.296 19.44 20.60 17.03 12:20 07:20
06:25 0.298 0.317 0.272 0.296 19.18 20.68 17.10 12:25 07:25
06:30 0.301 0.317 0.272 0.297 19.39 20.68 17.10 12:30 07:30
06:35 0.301 0.317 0.272 0.297 19.39 20.68 17.10 12:35 07:35
06:40 0.301 0.317 0.272 0.297 19.39 20.68 17.10 12:40 07:40
06:45 0.301 0.317 0.272 0.297 19.39 20.68 17.10 12:45 07:45
06:50 0.3 0.317 0.272 0.296 19.34 20.68 17.10 12:50 07:50
06:55 0.3 0.317 0.268 0.295 19.34 20.68 16.84 12:55 07:55
07:00 0.301 0.319 0.272 0.297 19.39 20.89 17.10 13:00 08:00

Soil Temperature

Sensor
#1
Sensor
#2
Sensor
#3
Layer
Average
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 5 cm 16.8 17.5 17.3 17.193
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 10 cm 17.0 17.7 17.3 17.33
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 20 cm 17.0 17.5 17.0 17.167
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 50 cm 16.5 16.7 16.7 16.633
Average Soil Temperature (°C) at 100 cm 15.0 14.6 15.5 15.033

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 17.00 17.50 17.50 17.333 12:05 07:05
06:10 17.19 17.69 17.50 17.46 12:10 07:10
06:15 16.79 17.69 17.50 17.327 12:15 07:15
06:20 16.79 17.50 17.50 17.263 12:20 07:20
06:25 16.79 17.50 17.50 17.263 12:25 07:25
06:30 16.79 17.50 17.19 17.16 12:30 07:30
06:35 16.79 17.50 17.29 17.193 12:35 07:35
06:40 17.00 17.50 17.29 17.263 12:40 07:40
06:45 16.79 17.50 17.19 17.16 12:45 07:45
06:50 16.69 17.50 17.29 17.16 12:50 07:50
06:55 16.69 17.69 17.19 17.19 12:55 07:55
07:00 16.79 17.50 17.29 17.193 13:00 08:00

TopDiagnostic Data

Fan Speed (rpm)

Sensor #1
Fan
Sensor #2
Fan
Sensor #3
Fan
94.8 109.3 110.0

Plot Fans Fan Speeds

Battery Voltages

GOES Transmitter GOES Transmitter
Under Full Load
Datalogger
12.63 12.30 11.56

Plot Battery Voltages Battery Voltages

Other Diagnostics

Value
Minutes Datalogger Door Was Open 0.00
23X Panel Temp (°C) 11.47
Reference Resistor Average 1499.9
Datalogger Signature 18309.0
Geonor Inlet Max Temp (°C) 11.38
Datalogger Program Version Number 2.422
Transmitted Year 2014
Transmitted Julian Day 244
Transmitted UTC Time (End of Hour) 1300
Transmitted Longitude -99.12
Transmitted Latitude 45.711
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