Open-File Report 02-348

U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Open-File Report 02-348

Selected Micrometeorological and Soil-Moisture Data at Amargosa Desert Research Site in Nye County near Beatty, Nevada, 1998-2000

By Michael J. Johnson, Charles J. Mayers, and Brian J. Andraski

Version 1.3 (version history)

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Table of Contents

Abstract
Introduction
Site Description
Micrometeorological Instrumentation
Soil-Moisture Instrumentation
Selected Micrometeorological Data
Precipitation
Air Temperature
Solar Radiation
Net Radiation
Relative Humidity
Ambient Vapor Pressure
Wind Speed and Direction
Barometric Pressure
Soil Temperature and Soil-Heat Flux
Selected Soil-Moisture Data
Water-Content Profiles
Summary
Reference Cited
Basic Data
Appendices: Summary of data collected at Amargosa Desert Research Site near Beatty, Nev.:

Appendices A, B, and C are zip files containing Microsoft Excel spreadsheets of the data tables for that appendix. Individual data tables are available as Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. For difficulty downloading or using these files, please email the Nevada District Public Information Assistant or call (775) 887-7649.

A. Daily mean, maximum, and minimum and hourly micrometeorological data, 1998-2000 (zip file)
 
B. 5-minute precipitation data, 1998-2000 (zip file)
 
C. Soil-water content by experimental site and access tube (zip file)

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TABLES

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