Sunday, August 18, 2019

Visibility for NearSys Station, 18 August 2019

I launched the UAV in windless conditions and beautifully blue skies. From the images returned, the visibility in the western Treasure Valley was in excess of 50 miles.

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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Air Quality for NearSys Station, 9 - 16 August 2019

Air quality was reasonably good this week. Still no major fires close to NearSys Station this summer.







Thursday, August 15, 2019

24-Hour All-Sky Photometer for NearSys Station, 12 August 2019

A clear day without clouds. Interesting spikes in UV-B, however. And interesting to note that the time for peak intensities for each spectral band wasn't the same. 


24-Hour Temperature and Relative Humidity for NearSys Station, 12 August 2019

It got cool enough over night to reach 100% relative humidity. Otherwise, nothing unexpected for a mid-August day - very dry during the day.


Monday, August 12, 2019

Visibility for NearSys Station, 11 August 2019

The visibility was very good Sunday afternoon. The Boise mountains, 50 miles away where visible from the air.

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Air Quality Report for NearSys Station, 2 - 10 August 2019

Three momentary spikes into the caution level. Otherwise, the air quality at NearSys Station was in the good category this week.






Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Meteorological Report for July 2019, NearSys Station

A little late, but better than never. It's warm and dry. So the air temperature cools down nicely after sunset. In fact, most nights we don't need air conditioning after dark.