Site Information
Site Name Elevation (feet) Latitude Longitude HUC Basin
Rocky Point 500 64 32.12 163 25.10 19050104 Norton Sound
Date Record Begins Cooperators and Sponsors

October 1, 1999

UAF Reindeer Research Program and UAF Institute of Arctic Biology; the UAF-RRP assists with readings and maintenance.

Parameter Sensor Model Physical Description and Orientation

Air Temperature

HMP45C (-40 -- 140 deg F)

Mounted on Met tower at 6’2”.

Relative Humidity HMP45C (0-100%) Mounted on Met tower at 6’2”.

Snow Depth

Judd Snow Depth Sensor

Mounted on Met tower above tundra at 6’1”. 

Storage Precipitation


8' rocket type precipitation gauge with Wyoming wind shield.

Wind Speed/Wind Direction

RM Young

Mounted on Met tower at 12’1”.

Data Collection
Data Collection Platform Data Collection Program Sensor Update Rate


10 Seconds