Data Set Citation:
When using this data, please cite the data package:
Northern Forestry Research and Development Office.
Hokkaido-kita_Nakagawa_Meteorology_1995-2007
JaLTER-hokkaido-kita03.5.7 (http://db.cger.nies.go.jp/JaLTER/metacat/metacat/JaLTER-hokkaido-kita03.5.7/jalter-en)
General Information:
Title:Hokkaido-kita_Nakagawa_Meteorology_1995-2007
Identifier:JaLTER-hokkaido-kita03.5.7
Abstract:
Air temperature, Relative humidity, Wind speed, Wind direction, Solar radiation and Precipitation measured every 30 min. at the ofiices of Nakagawa experimental forest, which belong Hokkaido-kita JaLTER site. Data can be downloaded from "http://forest.fsc.hokudai.ac.jp/~Meteo/PStartMeteo.htm"
Keywords:
  • Air temperature
  • Solar radiation
  • Relative humidity
  • Precipitation
  • Wind speed
  • 30 min interval
  • Wind direction

Involved Parties

Data Set Owners:
Organization:Northern Forestry Research and Development Office
Address:
250 Tokuda,,
Nayoro, Hokkaido 096-0071 Japan,
Nayoro, 096-0071 Japan
Phone:
+81-1654-2-4264 (voice)
Phone:
+81-1654-3-7522 (fax)
Email Address:
dbmaster@fsc.hokudai.ac.jp
Web Address:
larix.fsc.hokudai.ac.jp/default.htm
Data Set Contacts:
Organization:Northern Forestry Research and Development Office
Address:
250 Tokuda,,
Nayoro, Hokkaido 096-0071 Japan,
Nayoro, 096-0071 Japan
Phone:
+81-1654-2-4264 (voice)
Phone:
+81-1654-3-7522 (fax)
Email Address:
dbmaster@fsc.hokudai.ac.jp
Web Address:
larix.fsc.hokudai.ac.jp/default.htm
Associated Parties:
Organization:Northern Forestry Research and Development Office
Address:
250 Tokuda,,
Nayoro, Hokkaido 096-0071 Japan,
Nayoro, 096-0071 Japan
Phone:
+81-1654-2-4264 (voice)
Phone:
+81-1654-3-7522 (fax)
Email Address:
dbmaster@fsc.hokudai.ac.jp
Web Address:
larix.fsc.hokudai.ac.jp/default.htm

Data Set Characteristics

Geographic Region:
Geographic Description:Hokkaido_kita_Nakagawa
Bounding Coordinates:
West:  142.16  degrees
East:  142.16  degrees
North:  44.43  degrees
South:  44.43  degrees
Time Period:
Begin:
1995
End:
2007

Sampling, Processing and Quality Control Methods

Step by Step Procedures
Step 1:
Description:

Air temperature

Measured height: 2.5m, Range: -50-100 deg.C,

Instrument(s): Platinum resistance thermometer (TH-50, Ikeda, Tokyo)
Step 2:
Description:

Relative humidity

Measured height: 2.5m, Range: 0-100%,

Instrument(s): Capasitive hygrometer (TH-50, Ikeda, Tokyo)
Step 3:
Description:

Wind speed

Measured height: 6m, Range: 2-60 m s^-1,

Instrument(s): Windmill photo-electric anemometer with wind vane (P-100, Ikeda, Tokyo)
Step 4:
Description:

Wind direction

Measured height: 6m, Range: 360 deg.

Instrument(s): Windmill photo-electric anemometer with wind vane (P-100, Ikeda, Tokyo)
Step 5:
Description:

Solar radiation

Measured height: 4.7m, Measured wave length: 0.3~3.0 micro. m

Instrument(s): Thermopile-type pyranometer (MS-42, Ikeda, Tokyo)
Step 6:
Description:

Precipitation

Measured height: 2.5m, Resolution: 0.5 mm

Instrument(s): Tipping-bucket rainguage (RH-5, Ikeda, Tokyo)

Data Set Usage Rights

Site as follows, "Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Hokkaido University, Forest Research Station Database (unpublished data) Internet address for data (URL): http://larix.fsc.hokudai.ac.jp/default.htm (in Japanese)"
Access Control:
Auth System:knb
Order:denyFirst
Metadata download: Ecological Metadata Language (EML) File