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  • Weather station data acquired across multiple locations on the San Joaquin Experimental Range, California, 2011-2017
  • Davis, Frank W; UC Santa Barbara
  • 2018-02-07
  • These temperature records were collected as part of a larger study relating microclimates to tree seedling survival in southern California mountains. These temperature records are for studies at the San Joaquin Experimental Range (Lat 37.083, Long -119.716, elevation 210-520 m, Temperature sensors were located at 23 sites across the landscape. Sites were selected to sample topographic variation in surface and air temperatures within a narrow range of elevations on northeast to southwest-facing slopes, ridges, and valleys. To characterize surface temperature variation within a site, 21 sensors were arranged in an identical pattern around and in six, 5x5 m experimental gardens. An additional 18 sensors were placed along three transects over the landscape running E-W. They were placed strategically to sample topographic inflection points (hill tops and valley bottoms) as well as north and south facing slopes. Temperatures were recorded on a 10 or 20-minute interval, depending on the sensor, using HOBO (Onset, devices.
  • N: 37.125451      S: 37.07638      E: -119.714497      W: -119.754597
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  • doi:10.6073/pasta/e983791f5eff7014a8f73d3a199ac6b0
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