Cite as:
Peters, T. &amp; Richter, M. (2008): <b>Climate Station Data at Tapichalaca.</b> <i>Available online ( from DFG-FOR816dw.</i>

Resource Description

Title: Climate Station Data at Tapichalaca
Short Name: Climate Station TAP
FOR816dw ID: 335
Publication Date: 2008-11-14
Last Update Date: 2011-04-06
License and Usage Rights: FOR816 data user agreement
Temporal Coverage:
Begin: 2003-08-19
End: 2007-06-18
Geographic Coverage:
Geographic Description: Tapichalaca
Bounding Coordinates:
- lon/lat [degrees]
- WGS 84
North: -4.49556° Max:
West: -79.1318° East: -79.1318° Elevation
South: -4.49556° Min: 2488.0 ( meter )
Dataset Owner(s):
Individual: Thorsten Peters
Individual: Michael Richter
Climate data measured by automatic Thies weather station of the working group B2.
Additional Infos:
The data are quality checked by a standardised method.<br/> <br/> Climate Parameter Quality Check for site Tapichalaca<br/> Checking modules:<br/> <br/> 1. Does a value exist?<br/> Quality flag is set to <br/> "d = missing"<br/> <br/> 2. Checking of site specific threshold value.<br/> If the value is not inbetween the thresholds the quality flag is set to "c = out of range":<br/> Windspeed max = 10<br/> Air temperature in 2m max = 30<br/> Air temperature in 2m min = 5<br/> Air humidity max = 100<br/> Air humidity min = 10<br/> <br/> 3. Checking the plausibility of air temperature and air humidity within the measurement intervals by comparing the previous and current values.<br/> If the temperature amplitude is higher then 10°C and humidity amplitude is higher than 30% the plausibility of this variation is checked by comparing to the variation of the other parameter. <br/> The quality flag is set to "e = variation implausible".<br/> <br/> 4. Precipitation check<br/> If precipitation is more than 40 mm then quality flag is set to "c = out of range"<br/> If precipitation is more than 15 mm and air temperature increases more than 0.2 °C inbetween a temporal interval then quality flag is set to "e = variation impossible".<br/> <br/> 5. Wind direction is not quality checked and flag is set to "nqc = not quality checked"<br/> <br/> All other values are set to "a = valid".
| relative humidity | wind speed | precipitation | humidity | wind direction |
Associated entities to this dataset:
-------- 1 . data table entity --------
Table Name: Climate Station TAP
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Metadata Provider:
Individual: Thorsten Peters
Contact Person:
Individual: Thorsten Peters
Online Distribution:
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Data Publisher:
Organization: DFG-FOR816 Data Warehouse - University of Marburg, Department of Geography

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