Automatic Weather Station
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This dataset combines daily automated weather station (AWS) from the Climoor field site in Clocaenog forest, North East Wales The data are on relative humidity (percent), air temperature (degrees Celsius), rainfall (millimetres), air pressure (millibars), net radiation (millivolts), solar radiation (Kilowatts per square metre per second), photosynthetic active radiation (PAR), (micromol per square metre per second), wind speed (metres per second) and wind direction (degrees). These data are an extension for the Daily automated weather station dataset (1998-2015) for the time period July 2015 to August 2016. Data were not collected between 9th October 2015 and 3rd November 2015 due to problems with the sensors. Data are recorded in minute intervals. Up to January 2016 the data were averaged hourly, after January 2016 data were averaged half hourly. Data are then to averaged to daily values, which are reported here. Data collection, processing and quality checking was carried out by members of CEH Bangor staff. The Climoor field experiment intends to answer questions regarding the effects of warming and drought on ecosystem processes. The reported data are collected to monitor site specific environmental conditions and their development with time. These data are important to interpret results that are collected from the climate change manipulations imposed in the field. Full details about this dataset can be found at https://doi.org/10.5285/3a88f547-376d-4a7e-8817-9b5f9ccd5b82
A high density weather observation data set from the Kampala area in Uganda has been produced through the collaboration of the projects: Integrating Hydro-Climate Science into Policy Decisions for Climate-Resilient Infrastructure and Livelihoods in East Africa (HyCRISTAL); and Networks of Hydrometeorological Stations. The network is one of a series of hydromet networks in urban centres in sub-Saharan Africa that were installed under the UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) programme, Future Climate for Africa (FCFA). This data set consists of fifteen minute data from two automatic weather stations (AWS) and three rain gauges located within a 20 km2 area of Kampala, Uganda, measured over the period 17 Nov 2017 to 30 Jun 2019. The parameters measured at the Automatic Weather Stations (AWSs) are: barometric pressure (hPa); global radiation (W/m2); precipitation (mm); relative humidity (%RH); temperature (°C); wind direction (°); wind speed (km/h); maximum wind speed (km/h). The purpose of the network is to provide data to aid the modelling of flooding in Kampala and also to provide additional baseline meteorological monitoring in Kampala. The datasets are complete for the full period of monitoring apart from the following: - Lugoba Reservoir, 19:30 2 May 2018 to 07:45 3 May 2018 - Freka Enterprises, Tula Road, 19:15 2 May 2018 to 08:15 3 May 2018 The contract for the installation of the Kampala stations was carried out by OTT Hydromet. They were installed with the assistance of the Uganda National Meteorological Authority, the Ugandan Ministry of Water and Environment and the Ugandan National Water and Sewerage Company.