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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 EXO2
Thermistor
-5 to 50° C +/-0.2° C 0.001° C
Dissolved Oxygen percent YSI EXO2
Optical Luminescence
0 to 500% air saturation 0-200% air saturation, +/- 1% of the reading or 1% air saturation, whichever is greater; 200-500% air saturation, +/- 5% of reading 0.1% air saturation
Dissolved Oxygen mg/L YSI EXO2
ROX Optical Luminescence
0 to 50 mg/L 0-20 mg/L, +/- 1% of the reading or 0.1 mg/L, whichever is greater; 20-50 mg/L, +/- 5% of reading 0.01 mg/L
Salinity YSI EXO2
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 EXO2
Stainless Steel Strain Gauge
0 to 33 ft +/-0.013ft or +/- 0.004m 0.001 ft (0.001m)
Turbidity YSI EXO2
Optical, 90° Scatter w/ Mechanical cleaning
0-4000FNU 0-999 FNU: 0.3 FNU or+/-2% of reading, whichever is greater; 1000-4000 FNU: +/-5% of reading. 0.01FNU
Conductivity YSI EXO2
4-electrode nickle cell
0 to 200 mS/cm +/- 1.0% of reading +0.002 mS/cm 0.0001 mS/cm to 0.01 mS/cm (range dependent)


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