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Nom du jeu de donnéesCL.Rain_Nc - Rainfall gauges network, Niger meso-site
Créé le2005-11-25
Projet(s)AMMA > AMMA-LOP
Date de début (yyyy-mm-dd)2005-08-27Date de fin (yyyy-mm-dd)2010-10-07
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Description du jeu de données
RésuméDocumentation of rainfall at the local scale in order to analyse links between rainfall and the current vegetation; how does vegetation influence the location of rain fields ?
Strategie d'observationThe network includes 66 rain gauges "simplast" (made in mali), widespread on 6 East-West lines of 10 km each, separated by 2 km each of one other; each line includes 11 raingauges. Network is visited each day to notice previous rainfall.
Description de l'instrument
Type d'instrumentIn Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Gauges > RAIN GAUGES
FabricantSIMPLAST, Bamako, Mali
Modèlepluviomètre paysan
Information géographique
Site 1
Mot-clé de localistionCONTINENT > AFRICA > WESTERN AFRICA > NIGER
SiteNiger
Type de plateformeIn Situ Land-based Platforms > GROUND STATIONS
Longitude minimale (°)2.637Longitude maximale (°)2.7569
Latitude maximale (°)13.6146Latitude minimale (°)13.5015
Altitude minAltitude max271
Paramètre mesuré
Nom du paramètrePrecipitation Amount
Mot-clé du paramètreAtmosphere > Precipitation > Precipitation Amount
Unitémillimeters - mm
Date de début (yyyy-mm-dd)2005-08-27Date de fin (yyyy-mm-dd)2010-10-07
Précision du capteur / Incertitude
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Conditions d'utilisation des donnéesPermission is granted to use these data in research and publications when accompanied by the following statement: "The AMMA-CATCH regional observing system was set up thanks to an incentive funding of the French Ministry of Research that allowed pooling together various pre-existing small scale observing setups. The continuity and long term perenity of the measurements are made possible by an undisrupted IRD funding since 1990 and by a continuous CNRS-INSU funding since 2005."
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