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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.
Buntingville #57
Northeast Plateau Region Lassen County Northern District Nearby city is Susanville
  • Activated On June 22, 1986
  • Station is Active
  • ETo Reported
  • Reference Surface is Grass
  • Datalogger is CR10
Picture of Station 57(North)
Station 57
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Geographic Information
Elevation (ft): 4005
Latitude: 40o17'24"N / 40.29
Longitude: 120o26'04"W / -120.43
Associated Zip Codes
96114, 96117, 96128, 96136
Station Siting Description
DATE: 11-12-02

STATION#:57
STATION NAME: Buntingville
ETO ZONE: 13
PREVAILING WINDS:
LOCAL CHARACTER: Remote area in the Northeast Plateau area of California. It is characterized as an agricultural/recreation region. Hay, strawberry plants and cow/calf operations are primary agricultural activities.

DESCRIPTION OF STATION SITE:
Located on a ranch that is operated as hunting club. The station is installed in a wire fenced enclosure in the middle of a large flood irrigated pasture. The pasture soils are sandy with droughty tendencies and is kept moderately irrigated. It is usually kept well grazed and managed. An evaporation pan is operated during the summer.

NORTH:
300+ ft: Irrigated pasture

EAST:
300+ ft: Irrigated pasture

SOUTH:
300+ ft: Irrigated pasture

WEST:
300+ ft: Irrigated pasture

COMMENTS:
The pasture conditions can change almost overnight when irrigation practices change. As an example, when the irrigation well went dry, the pasture went from approximately 95% green groundcover on 8/1/90 to totally brown on 9/1/90.
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