A meteorological station has been erected on top of the low hilltop above the epiphyte trail near the old quarry pit at the center of the Levy Preserve. The purpose of the station is to monitor and record weather data to be used to analyze trends in environmental parameters.

The climatology station was erected in early August 2013 and came fully functional and began long-term data collection on August 5th, 2013. Some data is recorded only above the canopy and some data both above the canopy and below the canopy at the forest floor. The sensors record the following every 5, 15, 60 minutes and every 24 hours, 7 days, and quarterly.

  • Relative Percent Humidity (above and below canopy)
  • Temperature (above and below canopy)
  • Rainfall
  • Wind Speed (above canopy)
  • Wind Direction (above canopy)
  • Solar Radiation (above and below canopy)
  • Barometric pressure
Data is available upon request.

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