Site Information

Site Name

Elevation (feet)

Latitude

Longitude

HUC

Basin

Nuka Glacier

1250

59 41.66

150 42.66

19020301

Kachemak Bay

Date Record Begins

Cooperators and Sponsors

October 1, 1990

Alaska Energy Association and Homer Electric Authority (HEA) Homer SWCD assists with readings and maintenance.

 

Sensors

Parameter

Sensor Model

Physical Description and Orientation

Snow Depth

Judd Snow Depth Sensor

Mounted on Met tower above vegetative surface at 165".

Storage Precipitation

Transducer

18' rocket type precipitation gauge with Wyoming wind shield.

Air Temperature

HMP45C (-40 -- 140 deg F)

Mounted on Met tower at 14' 9".

Relative Humidity

HMP45C (0-100%)

Mounted on Met tower at 14' 9".

Solar Radiation

Li-Cor Pyranometer LI200X

Mounted on Met tower at 173".

Soil Moisture/Temperature

Vitel Hydra II Soil Probe

Probes at 2", 8", 20".

 

Data Collection

Data Collection Platform

Data Collection Program

Sensor Update Rate

CR1000

1031.02

5 Minutes

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