Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.33.8)

SBC LTER: Land: Hydrology: Daily precipitation from station UCSB-200, 1951-ongoing

  Summary and Data Links People and Organizations Temporal, Geographic and Taxonomic Coverage Methods and Protocols  

These methods, instrumentation and/or protocols apply to all data in this dataset:

Protocols and/or Procedures
Description:

According to the Santa Barbara County Public Works Department, Hydrology Division, rain gaugesre visited once or twice per year for downloading data and calibration of the tipping bucket mechanism. Data are aggregated by day. (http://www.countyofsb.org/pwd)

Description:

Dataset created by combining legacy data retrived from Santa Barbara County (prior to 2005) with high frequency data processed by SBC LTER (starting in 2005). Data. Legacy data were reported daily. High frequency data were previously interpolated to a 5-minute grid (see data processing protocols included with the related dataset specified under "Additional Information."

Protocol:
Title: Creation of Daily Precipitation Dataset for Reference Use
Available Online:
 View: http://sbc.lternet.edu/external/Land/Protocols/Precipitation/SBCLTER_Precipitation_daily_reference_2009.pdf