Automatic Weather Stations

A weather station installed on St Kilda Feeling left off the Climate Change bandwagon? Well, the good news is that automatic weather stations are available from a number of suppliers. These products range from simple short-term logging of one or two variables to complete met. stations that can use telephone or radio links to transmit their data to a base station.The range of sensors and configurations can, however, be daunting.

Weather data collected, managed and presented using SDS software Sunadal Data Solutions can simplify the process by offering a complete service from design, installation and programming to data processing and management. We installed and have maintained three weather stations on St Kilda since 1999. The data from these are used in studies of the population dynamics and ecology of the feral Soay sheep