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Weather stations at the Department of Earth Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences have two weather stations operational within the city of Gothenburg. One on the roof of the building of the Department of Earth Sciences and one on the northern bridge pillar of Älvsborgsbron. The two stations have been running since the 1990s. New data is downloaded and updated 30 minutes past of every full hour.

Information about the data

Data accusition is made using a Campbell Scientific CR10 logger at a samplig interval of 10 seconds and an averaging period of 10 minutes.

Local Standard Time (LST) is used (i.e. no daylight savings time).

Roof station - Department of Earth Sciences

The station is located on the roof of our department at 75 meter above sea level. 

The station currently includes:

  • Wind speed (Visala, WAV15)
  • Wind direction (Visala, WAV15)
  • Air temperature and humidiy (Rotronic, YA 100)
  • Precipitation (Ahlborn)
  • Incoming shortwave radiation (DeltaT, SPN1)
  • Incoming longwave radiation (Kipp & Zonen, CM3)

Here you find the latest downloaded data from the roof station 

Right click on the image at the link above and "save link as" to download the uppdateted data for the last four days of  as an *.csv document.

Here you can find a plot showing measurements from the last four days.

 

Old climate data

Here you can download monthly tab-separated textfiles from the roof station

 

Bridge Station

The station is located on the northern pillar of Älvsborgsbron, 120 meter above sea level.

The station currently includes:

  •  Wind speed (Visala, WXT210)
  •  Wind direction (Visala, WXT210)
  •  Air temperature (Visala, WXT210)
  •  Precipitation (Visala, WXT210)
  •  Pressure (Visala, WXT210)
  •  Water level

Here you find the latest download data from the Bridge station

Right click on the image at the link above and "save link as" to download the uppdateted data for the last four days of  as an *.csv document.

Here you can find a plot showing measurements from the last four days

Old data

Here you can download monthly tab-separated textfiles from the bridge station.

The bridge station had a major re-make in early 2013. Consequenlty the format of the text files also changed