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CRONOS Database » Mount Mitchell State Park (MITC)

Station: MITC - Mount Mitchell State Park        Date of first observation: June 26, 2008
Station type: ECONET - Tower what is this?         Maintenance Logs
City, State: Mount Mitchell, NC      County: Yancey County
Latitude: 35.7585°      Longitude: -82.2712°
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Climate division: NC01 - Southern Mountains
River basin: Nolichucky
Supported by: NC DENR Air Quality
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Note: At 9:23 am EDT on March 30th, the Mount Mitchell Weather tower collapsed. We are working to get the tower restored. Until it is restored, wind parameters at 10m and 6m are invalid since this date.

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This station is in the ECONET network. Parameter Metadata for ECONET stations:

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PARAMETER
ceramic capacitance
-52C to 60C (-60F to 140F)
+/- 0.2C at -40C, +/- 0.3C at 20C, +/- 0.4C at 40C
1min
1min
1min
30min
film capacitance
0-100%
+/- 3% @ 0%-90%, +/- 5% @ 90%-100%
1min
1min
1min
30min
silicon capacitive pressure
600mb-1100mb
+/- 0.5mb @ 0C-30C, +/- 1mb @ -52C- 60C
1min
1min
1min
30min
potentiometer vane
360 degree mechanical, 0-355 degree electrical
+/- 3 degrees
1min
1min
1min
30min
helicoid propeller
sustained 0-116 kt (60m/s)
+/- 0.5 kt
5sec
1min
1min
30min
helicoid propeller
gusts:0-191 kt (0-100m/s)
+/- 0.5 kt
5sec
1min
1min
30min
tipping bucket rain gage
inifinite in increments of tips
within +/-1% @ <1 in/hr, -3% @ 1-2 in/hr, -5% @ 2-3in/hr
instant
instant
1min
30min
Theta MLx probe
0 - 0.5 m^3/m^3
within +/- 1%
1min
1min
1min
30min
thermistor
-35C to 50C
+/- 0.5C
1min
1min
1min
30min
photovoltaic detector
0 - 3000 W/m^2
within +/- 1%
1min
1min
1min
30min
silicon photodector
0 - 10000 micromole/s m^2
within +/- 1%
1min
1min
1min
30min

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