Illilouette Creek Basin Weather Stations


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Abstract

This data is part of a project studying the effects of wildfire on the Illilouette Creek Basin, a watershed within Yosemite National Park. Three temporary weather stations were installed under distinct types of vegetation cover (A is forested, B is shrub-dominated, and C is in a wetland). Each station measures air temperature, relative humidity, rainfall (the rain gage is not heated, so only the portion of snowfall that melts within the gage is measured), wind speed and direction, solar radiation, and both soil moisture and temperature at three depths. These measurements are recorded every 10 minutes, beginning in the summer of 2015. Snow depth was estimated at each station four times per day during each winter using time lapse imagery. In addition, HOBO temperature and relative humidity sensors were attached to nearby trees in order to provide backup data and to capture temperatures above the snowpack during high snow years. The stations are located within an area that burned most recently in 2004 and 2017. Metadata files are included within each individual resource.

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Spatial

Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:
WGS84 EPSG:4326
Coordinate Units:
['Decimal degrees']
Place/Area Name:
Illilouette Creek Basin
North Latitude
37.6770°
East Longitude
-119.5649°
South Latitude
37.6750°
West Longitude
-119.5670°

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Microclimates in Two Sierra Nevada Watersheds with Restored Fire Regimes Gabrielle Boisrame  Private &  Shareable None

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Funding Agencies

This resource was created using funding from the following sources:
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Joint Fire Science Program
National Science Foundation Critical Zone Collaborative Network

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Boisrame, G., S. Thompson (2023). Illilouette Creek Basin Weather Stations, HydroShare, http://www.hydroshare.org/resource/9ccbb5e2754f40d1bda439f5020f252a

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