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Meteorological Data for Lake Mead and Lake Mohave, Nevada and Arizona, April 2013 to April 2017

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Start Date
2013
End Date
2017

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Moreo, M.T., 2018, Meteorological data for Lake Mead and Lake Mohave, Nevada and Arizona, April 2013 to April 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7G44PJ9.

Summary

In cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation (Lower Colorado Region), the U.S. Geological Survey collected meteorological data from 4/22/2013 to 4/25/2017 at Lake Mead and 4/11/2013 to 9/30/2016 at Lake Mohave. Meteorological monitoring equipment were mounted to a floating platform located at each lake. The data presented in this data release includes 30-minute mean air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and direction, water surface temperature, net radiation, and incoming solar radiation. Quality assurance consisted of (1) monthly site visits to inspect and clean sensors, (2) recalibrating each sensor as necessary according to manufacturer guidelines, and (3) manual and graphical analysis for out-of-range values and anomalous [...]

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Point of Contact :
Michael T Moreo
Originator :
Michael T Moreo
Metadata Contact :
Michael T Moreo
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
Nevada Water Science Center
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources

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