Site Information for Solar Monitoring Stations


The following topographic maps show the location of each solar radiation monitoring site. A blue square has been inserted to indicate the exact location on the map. For instruments located on building roofs the elevation figure includes the height of the edifice.



 

 

 

ABILENE

Instrument:

Ascension RSP: global, diffuse, and direct normal.

 

Location:

on roof of three story building on Abilene Christian college campus.

Latitude 32° 28' 17"N

Longitude 99° 42' 30"W

Elevation 1740 Feet

 

 



 

 

 

AUSTIN

Class 1 Station:

Ascension RSP: global, diffuse, and direct normal.

 

Location:

on roof of ten story building on The University of Texas

at Austin campus.

Latitude 30° 17' 22"N

Longitude 97° 44' 06"W

Elevation 700 Feet

 

 




 

 

 

BIG SPRING

Instrument:

Ascension RSP: global, diffuse, and direct normal.

 

Location:

in field at the Big Spring Industrial Air Park

Latitude 32° 12' 39"N

Longitude 101° 31' 45"W

Elevation 2540 Feet

 

 





 

 

 

CANYON

Class 1 Station:

Eppley PSP and Licor (Global), Eppley NIP (Direct Normal),

Eppley PSP (Diffuse) on SCI-TEC Tracker with shadow ball.

 

Location:

in field at Wind Energy Test Facility, West Texas A&M University.

Latitude 34° 59' 30"N

Longitude 101° 54' 06"W

Elevation 3500 Feet

 

 



 

 

 

CLEAR LAKE - NASA

Class 1 Station:

Eppley PSP and Licor (Global), Eppley NIP (Direct Normal),

Eppley PSP (Diffuse) on SCI-TEC Tracker with shadow ball.

 

Location:

in field on NASA Clear Lake facility.

Latitude 29° 34' 06"N

Longitude 95° 05' 19"W

Elevation 20 Feet

 

 



 

 

 

CORPUS CHRISTI - CALALLEN

Instrument:

Ascension RSP: global, diffuse, and direct normal.

 

Location:

on roof of Calallen High School.

Latitude 27° 52' 30"N

Longitude 97° 37' 30"W

Elevation 20 Feet

 

 



 

 

 

DEL RIO

Instrument:

Ascension RSP: global, diffuse, and direct normal.

 

Location:

on roof of Del Rio High School.

Latitude 29° 22' 41"N

Longitude 100° 54' 49"W

Elevation 1010 Feet

 

 





 

 

 

EDINBURG

Class 1 Station:

Eppley PSP and Licor (Global), Eppley NIP (Direct Normal),

Eppley PSP (Diffuse) on SCI-TEC Tracker with shadow ball.

 

Location:

on roof of two story building on The Univesity of Texas,

Pan American campus.

Latitude 26° 18' 19"N

Longitude 98° 10' 00"W

Elevation 100 Feet

 

 



 

 

 

EL PASO

Class 1 Station:

Eppley PSP and Licor (Global), Eppley NIP (Direct Normal),

Eppley PSP (Diffuse) on SCI-TEC Tracker with shadow ball.

 

Location:

on roof of four story building on The Univesity of Texas

at El Paso campus.

Latitude 31° 46' 05"N

Longitude 106° 30' 09"W

Elevation 3890 Feet

 

 



 

 

 

LAREDO

Instrument:

Ascension RSP: global, diffuse, and direct normal.

 

Location:

on roof of KGNS television station.

Latitude 27° 34' 02"N

Longitude 99° 29' 36"W

Elevation 465 Feet

 

 




 

 

 

MENARD

Instrument:

Ascension RSP: global, diffuse, and direct normal.

 

Location:

on roof of Menard High School.

Latitude 30° 54' 27"N

Longitude 99° 47' 27"W

Elevation 1910 Feet

 

 



 

 

 

OVERTON

Instrument:

Ascension RSP: global, diffuse, and direct normal.

 

Location:

in field at Texas A&M Agricultural Research Center.

Latitude 32° 17' 39"N

Longitude 94° 58' 31"W

Elevation 480 Feet

 

 




 

 

 

PECOS

Instrument:

Ascension RSP: global, diffuse, and direct normal.

 

Location:

in field at Texas A&M Agricultural Research Center.

Latitude 31° 22' 48"

Longitude 103° 37' 46"

Elevation 2720 Feet

 

 




 

 

 

PRESIDIO

Instrument:

Ascension RSP: global, diffuse, and direct normal.

 

Location:

in maintenance are of Texas Department of Transportation.

Latitude 29° 33' 15"N

Longitude 104° 21' 22"W

Elevation 2570 Feet

 

 




 

 

 

SANDERSON

Instrument:

Ascension RSP: global, diffuse, and direct normal.

 

Location:

on roof of one story building in maintenance area of

Texas Department of Transportation.

Latitude 30° 09' 10"N

Longitude 102° 24' 36"W

Elevation 2860 Feet