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SRML stations: Burns, OR
(Latitude: 43.52; Longitude: 119.02; Altitude: 1265 m)

This page provides an overview of the solar and meteorological monitoring equipment at the Burns station. In April 1982, the Burns station moved from downtown Burns (lat. 43.58, long. 119.05, alt. 1295 m) to its present location. Links in the table below will take you to more in-depth information about the accuracy of data collected and the instruments in use. In 2021, an Eppley pyrgeometer replace the Eppley PSP at the station.

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Data type Instrument Data interval Period of record
Solar radiation data
Global EKO MS-80 1 min. 2019-now
Global Eppley PSP 1 min. 2011-2021
5 min. 1994-2011
hourly 1979-1994
Direct normal Eppley NIP 1 min. 2011-now
5 min. 1994-2011
hourly 1979-1994
Diffuse Schenk Star 1 min. 2019-now
Diffuse [Calculated] 1 min. 2011-2019
5 min. 1994-2011
hourly 1979-1994
Long Wavelength Down Eppley PIR 1 min. 2021-now
Net IR Eppley PIR 1 min. 2021-now
PIR Case Temperature Eppley PIR 1 min. 2021-now
PIR Dome Temperature Eppley PIR 1 min. 2021-now
Meteorological data
Temperature   1 min. 2011-now
5 min. 1994-2011
hourly 1980-1994

Station maintenance

The Burns station is located at the Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center.

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Last revised: March 15, 2022.


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