Leach, D. et al

Continuous measurements of rainfall (2002-2007) [LOCAR]

Continuous measurements of rainfall from the Frome Piddle; Pang Lambourn and Tern catchments, recorded between 2002 and 2007. Continuous recording rain gauges were installed at 6 sites in these catchments to record 15 minute rainfall data for differing periods at the varying sites. The instruments were installed as part of the NERC funded Lowland Catchment Research (LOCAR) Programme to provide comparable baseline rainfall data across the LOCAR catchments.

Publication date: 2015-11-05

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Format of the Dataset : Comma-separated values (CSV)

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This resource is made available under the terms of the Open Government Licence

You must cite: Leach, D.; Henville, P.; Wyatt, R.; Hewitt, E.; Morrissey, I.; Weller, J.; Tindall, C. I.; Bachiller-Jareno, N. (2015). Continuous measurements of rainfall (2002-2007) [LOCAR]. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. https://doi.org/10.5285/3ab4545b-2453-4bdf-9b48-552748632cdd

 

Where/When

Study area
Temporal extent
2002-11-19    to    2007-05-16

Quality

Lineage
The rainfall data were measured using an automatic tipping bucket rain gauge. The gauge consisted of a funnel that collected and channelled the precipitation into a small seesaw-like container. After a pre-set amount of precipitation fell, the bucket tipped, dumping the collected water. The tips were converted into 15 minute rainfall data values and stored on the connected logger. The Catchment Service Team in each catchment was responsible for installing, maintaining and downloading the loggers on the rain gauges on a regular basis. The data are raw and have not been quality controlled.

Authors

Leach, D.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Henville, P.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Wyatt, R.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Hewitt, E.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Morrissey, I.
Birmingham University
Weller, J.
Birmingham University
Tindall, C. I.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Bachiller-Jareno, N.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

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Point Of Contact
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Maclean Building, Benson Lane, Crowmarsh Gifford
Wallingford
Oxfordshire
OX10 8BB
United Kingdom
Custodian
Environmental Information Data Centre
Publisher
NERC Environmental Information Data Centre
Distributor
Environmental Information Data Centre

Spatial

Spatial representation type
Tabular (text)
Spatial reference system
OSGB 1936 / British National Grid

Keywords

Topic categories
Environment
Other keywords
Water resources (en)
Rees Section
Discipline keywords
rainfall
Theme keywords
Environmental monitoring facilities
Theme keywords
The Lowland Catchment Research Programme
LOCAR

Dataset identifiers

CEH:EIDC:#1426781481610
https://catalogue.ceh.ac.uk/id/3ab4545b-2453-4bdf-9b48-552748632cdd
doi:10.5285/3ab4545b-2453-4bdf-9b48-552748632cdd

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