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SRML stations: Hermiston, OR
(Latitude: 45.82; Longitude: 119.28; Altitude: 180 m)

The Hermiston is a reference station colocated with a subsidiary AgriMet station. This allows a comparison of solar data collected with different instrument packages. The information about the Hermiston and the AgriMet stations are listed in separate tables. Links in the table below will take you to more in-depth information about the accuracy of the data collected and the instruments in use.

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Hermiston - reference
Data type Instrument Data interval Period of record
Solar radiation data
Global Eppley PSP hourly 1979-1994
5 min. 1994-now
Ascension Technology RSP 5 min. 1995-now
Direct normal Eppley NIP hourly 1979-1994
5 min. 1994-now
Ascension Technology RSP 5 min. 1995-now
Diffuse [Calculated] hourly 1979-1994
5 min. 1994-now
Ascension Technology RSP 5 min. 1995-now
Meteorological data
Temperature   hourly 1980-1994
5 min. 1994-now

Hermiston - AgriMet
Data type Instrument Data interval Period of record
Solar radiation data
Global LI-COR Pyranometer 15 min. 1994-now
Diffuse LI-COR Pyranometer with shadowband 15 min. 1995-now
Meteorological data
Temperature   15 min. 1994-now
Rainfall   15 min. 1994-now
Wind speed   15 min. 1994-now
Wind direction   15 min. 1994-now
Relative humidity   15 min. 1994-now

Station maintenance

The Hermiston station is located at the Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center. We appreciate the assistance of Flora Rhodes as station maintenance operator.

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© 2001, UO Solar Radiation Monitoring Laboratory.
Last revised: October 1, 2001.


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