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The Station Detail Report provides detailed information on CIMIS stations including the region in which they are located, nearby city, installation dates, termination dates (if inactive), geographic locations (latitude and longitude), elevations above see level, zip codes, surface types (grass or alfalfa), station site descriptions, and photographs of the stations.
Camino #13
Sierra Foothill Region El Dorado County Central District Nearby city is Placerville
  • Activated On October 19, 1982
  • Station is Active
  • ETo Reported
  • Reference Surface is Grass
  • Datalogger is CR10
Picture of Station 13(North)
Station 13
North | South | East | West |
Geographic Information
Elevation (ft): 2780
Latitude: 38o45'13"N / 38.75
Longitude: 120o43'57"W / -120.73
Associated Zip Codes
95709, 95667
Station Siting Description
DATE: 11-12-02

STATION #: 13
STATION NAME: Camino
ETO ZONE: 13
PREVAILING WINDS: SW
LOCAL CHARACTER: Located on the USDA Forest Service Nursery. It is in a rolling hill area that is primarily agricultural in nature -- Orchards, vineyards, forest products. Many rural residences are scattered in the area.

DESCRIPTION OF STATION SITE:
A relatively small grass plot surrounded by newly transplanted pines (typically) that are grown for repopulating burned forest areas. The small trees are grown for a season and then removed for transplanting�essentially a row crop environment.

NORTH:
25ft: Grass
25-50ft: Gravel drive
50ft: Utility buildings and gravel drives

EAST:
25ft: Grass
25-40ft: Annual grasses (approx 10% cover)
40-60ft: Asphalt road
60ft: Green houses

SOUTH:
25ft: Grass
25-50ft: Annual grasses (approx 10% cover)
50ft: 12ft Nursery pines

WEST:
25ft: Grass
25-50ft: Annual grasses (approx 10% cover)
50ft: 12ft Nursery pines

COMMENTS:
Grass around station may be droughty. The pines seedling area may be fallow for a year or so with a grassy cover crop
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