Mallee Plot Network: Weather Station Data, Western New South Wales and South Australia, Australia, 2011-2012

Typecollection
TitleMallee Plot Network: Weather Station Data, Western New South Wales and South Australia, Australia, 2011-2012
Alternate TitleMallee Plot Network: Weather, 2011–2012
Collection TypeDataset
Access PrivilegesLong Term Ecological Research Network
DOI - Digital Object Identifier10.25911/5c36c0031678d
Metadata LanguageEnglish
Data LanguageEnglish
Brief DescriptionThe Mallee Plot Network Weather Station Data package contains precipitation data, collected between 2011 and 2012, from automatic and visually monitored weather stations.

A synopsis of related data packages which have been collected as part of the Mallee Plot Network’s full program is provided at https://doi.org/10.25911/5c133088bc5b9

Full DescriptionAbstract: The Mallee Plot Network Weather Station Data package contains precipitation data, collected between 2011 and 2012, from automatic (Tarawi Homestead, established 1994) and visually monitored weather stations (Tarawi Nature Reserve, Scotia Sanctuary, established 1996-2006). Prior to that time, rainfall records had been maintained since 1941 by visually monitored rain gauge. Four additional visually monitored rain gauges were established in Tarawi NR in January 1997, a further five were established in May 2001, and two were established in Scotia Sanctuary in September 2007.

The Mallee Plot Network research plots commenced in 1996 and were revisited annually for 3 years and then on a decadal basis.

A synopsis of related data packages which have been collected as part of the Mallee Plot Network’s full program is provided at https://doi.org/10.25911/5c133088bc5b9

Project funding: Between 2012 and 2018 this project was part of, and funded through the Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTERN) a facility within the Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) and supported by the Australian Government through the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy.

Methods

Number
1
Title
Weather station data collection
Description
Automatic weather stations were established at Tarawi Homestead and Scotia Sanctuary homestead in 1994. They record precipitation. Prior to that time, rainfall records had been maintained since 1941 by visually monitored rain gauge. Four additional visually monitored rain gauges were established in Tarawi NR in January 1997, a further five were established in May 2001, and two were established in Scotia Sanctuary in September 2007.
Instrument
Automatic and manual rain gauges


File Descriptions

Name
kmle_weather_station_data_2011_2012_p117t156.csv
Description

centre_firetrail_east_station6
definitionRainfall tally at this station
ratio number typereal
ratio standard unitmillimeter
centre_firetrail_west_station5
definitionRainfall tally at this station
ratio number typereal
ratio standard unitmillimeter
east_boundary_station10
definitionRainfall tally at this station
ratio number typereal
ratio standard unitmillimeter
homestead_station4
definitionRainfall tally at this station
ratio number typereal
ratio standard unitmillimeter
monthly_total
definitionMonthly total rainfall
ratio number typenatural
ratio standard unitmillimeter
north_boundary_firetrail_station7
definitionRainfall tally at this station
ratio number typereal
ratio standard unitmillimeter
robinsons_dam_stationW
definitionRainfall tally at this station
ratio number typereal
ratio standard unitmillimeter
s_a_border_station1
definitionRainfall tally at this station
ratio number typereal
ratio standard unitmillimeter
sunset_dam_stationE
definitionRainfall tally at this station
ratio number typereal
ratio standard unitmillimeter
tarawi_bore_station3
definitionRainfall tally at this station
ratio number typereal
ratio standard unitmillimeter
westbrooke_station9
definitionRainfall tally at this station
ratio number typereal
ratio standard unitmillimeter
white_elephant_station8
definitionRainfall tally at this station
ratio number typereal
ratio standard unitmillimeter
woop_woop_station2
definitionRainfall tally at this station
ratio number typereal
ratio standard unitmillimeter
year
date time formatYYYY
definitionYear of observation


Contact Emaildavid.keith@environment.nsw.gov.au
christopher.simpson@unsw.edu.au
k.wilkins@unsw.edu.au
mark.tozer@environment.nsw.gov.au
r.woodward@unsw.edu.au
david.keith@unsw.edu.au
Contact AddressAustralian Wetlands, Rivers and Landscapes Centre,
School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences,
University of New South Wales
SYDNEY, NSW, 2052
Australia

Contact Phone Number+61 2 9995 5000
+61 409 159 334
+61 2 9385 8435
+61 2 9585 6496
+61 2 9585 6051
+61 2 9385 2111
+61 427 856 498
+61 428 810 214
Principal InvestigatorDavid Keith
SupervisorsDavid Keith
CollaboratorsChris Simpson
Dick Williams
Katy Wilkins
Mark Tozer
Fields of Research0599 Other Environmental Sciences
KeywordsGCMD:Earth Science > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Rain
keyword:Rainfall
Mallee
Weather
Type of Research ActivityStrategic basic research
Date Coverage
Date FromDate To
20112012
Geospatial Location
Location TypeLocation Value
TextTarawi Nature Reserve; Scotia Sanctuary and Danggali National Park, Western New South Wales and South Australia, Australia
DCMI Box notation conformant with iso 19139northlimit = -33.271362; southlimit = -33.467802; westlimit = 140.958503; eastLimit = 141.222776
Date of data creation2014-09-23
Year of data publication2014
Creator(s) for Citation
Given NameSurname
DavidKeith
ChrisSimpson
KatyWilkins
MarkTozer
DickWilliams
Publisher for CitationLong Term Ecological Research Network (LTERN), ANU Data Commons, The Australian National University
Related Websites
URLTitle
https://hdl.handle.net/1885/130861ANU Open Research, Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTERN) collection.
Other Related IdentifiersMorphoId:ltern2.199
PackageId:117
Access RightsPrior to publication of research utilising this data, the data provider (David Keith) requests consultation.
Access Rights TypeOpen
Rights held in and over the dataCreative Commons Licence (CC BY- Attribution) is assigned to this data. Details of the licence can be found at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Licence TypeCC-BY - Attribution (Version 4)
LicenceLTERN Deed: 13
Date of execution: 2014-04-30

Retention PeriodIndefinitely
Data Management PlanNo
Status: Published
Published To:
- Australian National University
- Australian National Data Service
Identifier: anudc:5766
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