UKEAP: Precip-Net

What is measured?

Na+, Ca2+, Mg2+, K+, PO43-, NH4+, NO3-, SO42-, Cl-

Fortnightly at 38 sites, and Daily at 2 sites

What is the purpose of the network?

There are 38 sites in PrecipNet at which the chemical composition of precipitation (i.e. rainwater) is measured. Six of the sites, Lochnagar, Llyn Llagi, Scoat Tarn, Loch Chon/Tinker, River Etherow, Beaghs Burn and Crai Reservoir (Head of the Valleys) were specifically located within sensitive ecosystems. The network allows estimates of wet deposition of sulphur and nitrogen chemicals.

View data for sites for UKEAP: Precip-Net network

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