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Cedar Point Station
 
Location: Cedar Point
Latitude: 30°18.507'N
Longitude 88°08.372'W
 
Meteorological Instrumentation
Sensor Sensor Type Range Accuracy Resolution Height
Wind Speed and Direction R.M. Young
Wind Monitor 05106-L
0-224 mph +/- 6 mph or 1% of reading 0.2192 mph/(scan rate in seconds) 12.23m above deck
Air Temperature and Relative Humidity Vaisala
HMP45C Humidity and temperature probe
-40° C to +60° C 0-100% Temperature: +/- 0.2 at 20° C Humidity accuracy at 20° C:+/- 2%RH (0 to 90% Relative Humidity) +/- 3% (90% to 100% Relative Humidity)  
Photosynthetically Active Radiation Li-Cor
Quantum Sensor LI-190SB
10,000 umol/s/m2 +/- 5% 1uE/m2/s  
Total Solar Radiation Li-Cor
Quantum Sensor LI-200X-L
0 to 3000 W/m2 max +/- 5%, +/- 3% typical in natural daylight 0.01 kW/m2  
Barometric Pressure Vaisala
Barometer PTB101B
600 to 1060 mb +/- 0.5 mb at 20°C 0.01 mb  
Precipitation Texas Electronics
Tipping Rain Bucket Guage TE-525
Up to 3 in/hr +0, -5% 0.01 in  
 
Hydrographical Instrumentation
Sensor Sensor Type Range Accuracy Resolution
Temperature YSI 6600
6560 Thermistor
-5 to 45° C +/- 0.15° C 0.01° C
Dissolved Oxygen percent YSI 6600
6450AF ROX Optical Dissolved Oxygen
0 to 500% air saturation 0-200% air saturation, +/- 1% of the reading or 1% air saturation, whichever is greater; 200-500% air saturation, +/- 15% of reading 0.1% air saturation
Dissolved Oxygen mg/L YSI 6600
6450AF ROX Optical Dissolved Oxygen
0 to 50mg/L 0-20 mg/L, +/- 1% of the reading or 0.1 mg/L; whichever is greater; 20-50 mg/L, +/- 15% of reading 0.01 mg/L
Salinity YSI 6600
Calculated from conductivity and temperature
0 to 70 ppt +/- 1.0% of reading or 0.1 ppt, whichever is greater 0.01 ppt
Vented level YSI 6600
Stainless Steel Guage
0 to 30 ft 0-10 ft = +/10.01 ft 0.001 ft
Turbidity YSI 6600
6436 Optical, 90? Scatter w/mechanical cleaning
0-1000 NTU +/- 5% of reading or 2 NTU (whichever is greater), relative to calibration standards 0.1 NTU
Chlorophyll YSI 6600
6425 Optical, fluorescence, w/mechanical cleaning
0 to 400 ug/L Chl; 0-100% Full scale fluorescence units No specifications provided 0.1 ug/L Chl; 0.1% FS
Conductivity YSI 6600
6560 4 electrode cell with autoranging
0 to 100 mS/cm +/- 0.5% of reading +0.001 mS/cm 0.001 mS/cm to 0.1 mS/cm (range dependent)


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