IEM Daily Feature
Thursday, 29 June 2006

Dry soil

Posted: 29 Jun 2006 06:37 AM

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Ames ISUAG trace for 29 Jun 2006
You may want to click the featured plot to get a cleaner view. The plot is of hourly air and soil temperatures yesterday along with solar radiation. It is interesting to see how soil temperatures were warmer then air temperatures and even had a larger diurnal range. The reason is that the soil is very dry at the Ames site and without moisture the sun can very efficiently warm the soil.

Good = 15
Bad = 14