Meteorological data collected on Lake E5 during the ice free season since 2000 to present, Arctic LTER, Toolik Research Station, Alaska.

Abstract: 

Yearly file describing the metological data on Lake E5 (Lake E5 Climate station) near the Toolik Field Research Station (68 38'N, 149 36'W). Measurements include air temperature, relative humidity, wind direction, and wind speed..

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Data set ID: 

1618

EML revision ID: 

10
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Citation Suggestion: 

Kling, G. 2007. Meteorological data collected on Lake E5 during the ice free season since 2000 to present, Arctic LTER, Toolik Research Station, Alaska. Environmental Data Initiative. http://dx.doi.org/10.6073/pasta/f17bf1931a86712fa4325a38c010ee50
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Dates

Date Range: 

Friday, June 23, 2006 to Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Publication Date: 

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Methods: 

The meteorological station on the surface of Lake E5 was initially installed in the spring of 2000. The station records air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, and wind direction. Measurements are taken at a 30 second interval, averaged every 5 minutes, and logged into a Campbell Scientific CR10x datalogger.

The meteorological station is anchored in place as soon as possible in June (when ice is off lake) and remains in place until the Land-Water group leaves in August. This station measures air temperature and relative humidity (with Vaisala HMP45C) at ~1.5 meters height above the lake surface, and wind speed and direction (with Met One 014A anemometer) at ~2 meters height above lake surface.

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