SRML station: Burns, OR
Latitude: 43.5192 N
Longitude: 119.0216 W
Altitude: 1265 m
The Burns station is located at the Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center.
In July 2019, an automatic tracker was installed at the station. The automatic tracker allows for a measurement of the diffuse irradiance using a shadeball. From the measured diffuse and direct values, an accurate global irradiance value can be calculated.
See some more photographs of the station
The following table shows the various measurments that were made during each time period.
|Data type||Instrument||Data interval||Period of record|
|Global (GHI)||EKO MS-80||1 min.||2019-now|
|Global (GHI)||Eppley PSP||1 min.||2011-now||5 min.||1994-2011||hourly||1979-1994|
|Direct Normal (DNI)||Eppley NIP||1 min.||2011-now||5 min.||1994-2011||hourly||1979-1994|
|Diffuse (DHI)||Schenk Star||1 min.||2019-now|
|Diffuse (DHI)||[Calculated]||1 min.||2011-2019||5 min.||1994-2011||hourly||1979-1994|
|Temperature||1 min.||2011-now||5 min.||1994-2011||hourly||1980-1994|
NOTE: Prior to April 1982, the Burns station was in downtown Burns
(Lat. 43.58 N; Lon. 119.05 W; Alt. 1295 m).