Meaher Park
30° 40.028' N, 87° 56.188' W

 
 

Meteorological Sensor

Sensor:
Wind Speed and Direction
Type:
Wind Monitor
Range:
0-134 mph
Accuracy:
+/- 0.6 mph
Resolution:
0.1 mph
Height:
8.5 m above Deck
 
Sensor:
Air Temperature
Type:
Temperature Probe HMP45C
Range:
-39.2°C to +60°C
Accuracy:
+/- 0.4°C from -40°C to 60°C
Resolution:
0.1°C
Height:
4.15 m above Deck
 
Sensor:
Photosythetically Active Radiation
Type:
Quantum Sensor LI-190SB
Range:
10,000 µmol/s/m2
Accuracy:
+/- 5%
Resolution:
1 µE/m2/s
Height:
3.78 m above Deck
 
Sensor:
Total Solar Radiation
Type:
Pyronometer LI-200X
Range:
0 to 3000 W/m2
Accuracy:
Max +/-5%, +/-3% typical in natural daylight
Resolution:
0.01 kW/m2
Height:
3.78 m above Deck
 
Sensor:
Barometric Pressure
Type:
Barometer PTB101B
Range:
600 to 1060 mb
Accuracy:
+/- 0.5 mb at 20ºC
Resolution:
0.01 mb
Height:
1.85 m above Deck
 
Sensor:
Precipitation
Type:
Tipping Bucket Rain Guage TE-525
Range:
Up to 2 in/hour
Accuracy:
1% at 1 in/hour or less
Resolution:
1% at 1 in/hour or less
Height:
2.48 m above Deck
 

Hydrographic Sensor

Sensor:
Temperature
Type:
Thermistor
Range:
-5 to 45° C
Accuracy:
+/- 0.15° C
Resolution:
0.01° C
 
Sensor:
Dissolved Oxygen percent
Type:
ROX Optical Dissolved Oxygen
Range:
0 to 500% air saturation
Accuracy:
0-200% air saturation, +/- 1% of the reading or 1% air saturation, whichever is greater; 200-500% air saturation, +/- 15%; of reading
Resolution:
0.1% air saturation
 
Sensor:
Dissolved Oxygen mg/L
Type:
ROX Optical Dissolved Oxygen
Range:
0 to 50 mg/L
Accuracy:
0-20 mg/L, +/- 1% of the reading or 0.1 mg/L, whichever is greater 20-50 mg/L, +/- 15% of reading
Resolution:
0.01 mg/L
 
Sensor:
Salinity
Type:
Calculated from conductivity and temperature
Range:
0 to 70 ppt
Accuracy:
+/- 1.0% of reading or 0.1 ppt, whichever is greater
Resolution:
0.01 ppt
 
Sensor:
Vented Level
Type:
Stainless Steel Strain Guage
Range:
0 to 30 ft
Accuracy:
0-10 ft = +/- .01 ft
Resolution:
.001 ft
 
Sensor:
Turbidity
Type:
Optical, 90° Scatter w/ Mechanical cleaning
Range:
0-1000 NTU
Accuracy:
+/- 5% of reading or 2 NTU (whichever is greater), relative to calibration standards
Resolution:
0.1 NTU
 
Sensor:
Chlorophyll
Type:
Optical, fluorescence, w/ mechanical cleaning
Range:
0 to 400 µg/LChl; 0-100% Full scale Fluorescence units
Accuracy:
No specifications provided
Resolution:
.1 µg/LChl; .1% FS
 
Sensor:
Conductivity
Type:
4 electrode cell with autoranging
Range:
0 to 100 mS/cm
Accuracy:
+/- 0.5% of reading +0.001 mS/cm
Resolution:
0.001 mS/cm to 0.1 mS/cm (range dependent)