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Cole Farm - Precipitation - Daily Precipitation (2017-2019)

Variables:  TmStamp_UTC, Total_Precipitation_mm, Device Source, Correlation, Comment

Standard Variables:  Precipitation

Date Range:  (2017-09-25 to 2019-01-07. Data are updated quarterly.)

Dataset Creators/Authors:  Li, Li; Xiao, Dacheng

Contact:  Dr. Li Li, Associate Professor, Dept. Civil & Environmental Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 221A Sackett Building, University Park, PA 16802 Dacheng Xiao, PhD Candidate, Dept. Energy and Mineral Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802

Field Area:   Cole Farm (Agricultural Site)

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  • Description

    Raw ten minute data from a Texas Electronics tipping bucket rain gauge was summed to hourly totals. Quality controlled precipitation data has been prepared using the (1) Texas Electronics tipping bucket rain gauge; and (2) external database when there is no data available. The external DB is either Shavers Creek Environmental Center data or NADP precipitation data nearby.
  • Keywords

    Precipitation, meteorology

    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: Financial Support was provided by National Science Foundation Grant EAR – 0725019 (C. Duffy), EAR – 1239285 (S. Brantley), and EAR – 1331726 (S. Brantley) for the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory. Logistical support and/or data were provided by the NSF-supported Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory. This research was conducted on a farm in Shaver's Creek watershed at the intersection of RT 305 and Winchester Road.

    Citation for This Webpage

    Li, Li; Xiao, Dacheng (2019). "CZO Dataset: Cole Farm - Precipitation (2017-2019) - Daily Precipitation." Retrieved 14 Oct 2019, from


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