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B2 Desert Site - Precipitation (2009-2019)

Precipitation Data from the B2 desert site

Variables:  Precipitation

Standard Variables:  Precipitation

Date Range:  (2009-06-26 to 2019-05-21)

Dataset Creators/Authors:  Peter Troch; Nate Abramson; Angie Jardine

Contact:  Peter Troch, Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, 1133 E James E. Rogers Way Tucson, AZ 85721,

Field Area:   B2 Desert Site (Low-Elevation)

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  • Description

    10 minutes precipitation data are being collected from 2 rain gages Onset RGA-M0xx located on the B2 desert granite site.
    Data are provisional and may be subject to revision. Data for 2009-2010 were collected and managed by Angie Jardine, Graduate assistant, University of Arizona, Since 2011 data were collected by Nate Abramson, Research Specialist, University of Arizona,, Missing data for B2_Rain1 from 2/24/2010 to 2/23/2011. Missing data for B2_Rain2 from 2/24/2010 to 4/26/2011. Missing data for B2_Rain1 from 12/30/2012 to 2/25/2014.
  • Keywords

    Meteorology, Precipitation, Santa Catalina Mountains, Arizona

    XML Metadata

    XML is in ISO-19115 geographic metadata format, compatible with ESRI Geoportal Server.

  • Citation for This Dataset

    The following acknowledgment should accompany any publication or citation of these data - Logistical support and/or data were provided by the NSF-supported Jemez River Basin and Santa Catalina Mountains Critical Zone Observatory, EAR-0724958 and EAR-1331408.

    Citation for This Webpage

    Peter Troch; Nate Abramson; Angie Jardine (2019). "CZO Dataset: B2 Desert Site - Precipitation (2009-2019)." Retrieved 03 Apr 2020, from

  • Acknowledgements


    National Science Foundation EAR-0724958
    National Science Foundation EAR-1331408


Sites - Methods

(nas/)   Data Level 0

B2 Desert Site - Precipitation Data 2009

(.csv)   Data Level 1,  Metadata

B2 Desert Site - Precipitation Data 2010

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B2 Desert Site - Precipitation Data 2011

(.csv)   Data Level 1,  Metadata

B2 Desert Site - Precipitation Data 2012

(.csv)   Data Level 1,  Metadata

B2 Desert Site - Precipitation Data 2013

(.csv)   Data Level 1,  Metadata

B2 Desert Site - Precipitation Data 2014

(.csv)   Data Level 1,  Metadata

B2 Desert Site - Precipitation Data 2015

(.csv)   Data Level 1,  Metadata

B2 Desert Site - Precipitation Data 2016

(.csv)   Data Level 1,  Metadata

B2 Desert Site - Precipitation Data 2017

(.csv)   Data Level 1,  Metadata

B2 Desert Site - Precipitation Data 2018

(.csv)   Data Level 1,  Metadata

B2 Desert Site - Precipitation Data 2019

(.csv)   Data Level 1,  Metadata

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