AWS (Automatic Weather Station) Climate Data, Kwale County, Kenya (NERC grant NE/M008894/1)

Dataset description

The dataset contains climate data (Humidity, Rainfall, Rainfall Rate, Dewpoint, Atmospheric Pressure, Temperature, Wind Direction, Wind Gust, Wind Chill, Solar Radiation, Windspeed, Heat Index, UV & UVI) at daily temporal resolution from Maplin Professional Solar Powered Wi-Fi Weather Stations installed at Munje and Galu within the study area. Acknowledgements to Dr Robert Hope University of Oxford and Mr Mike Thomas Rural Focus Ltd Kenya. Gro for GooD: Groundwater Risk Management for Growth and Development, https://upgro.org/consortium/gro-for-good/

Constraints

The data is embargoed until the end of project, 30th January 2019, in order to provide time for publications to be prepared and submitted.

Further information

For more information please contact:

Enquiries

Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth
Nottingham
NG12 5GG

Tel : +44 (0)115 936 3143
Fax :+44 (0)115 936 3276
Email :enquiries@bgs.ac.uk

 

Dataset details

Author(s) Dr R A Hope
Principal Investigator(s) Dr R A Hope
School of Geography and the Environment
University of Oxford
Language English
Curator British Geological Survey
Supply media/format Not available
Storage format Not available
Frequency of update not applicable
Start of capture {ts '2016-05-12 00:00:00'} Not known
End of capture {ts '2017-08-28 00:00:00'} 28th August 2017
Contact details
Department Enquiries
Organisation British Geological Survey
Address Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth
City Nottingham
County Nottinghamshire
Country United Kingdom
Postcode NG12 5GG
E-mail enquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)115 936 3143
Fax +44 (0)115 936 3276
Keywords
Topic category code (ISO) geoscientificInformation (information pertaining to earth sciences)
Keywords ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
CLIMATOLOGY
HUMIDITY
RAINFALL
SOLAR RADIATION
TEMPERATURE
WIND
Keyword source BGS Keyphrases
Spatial details
Spatial Reference System Arc 1960 / UTM zone 37S [21037]
Dataset extent
Coverage (Lat/Long) North boundary : -3.55
East boundary  : 39.7
South boundary : -4.67
West boundary  : 38.45
Metadata
Metadata language English
Metadata last updated 2nd November 2017
Metadata standard compliance NERC profile of ISO19115:2003
Copyright and IPR
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