Udzungwa (04.01.2016 to 06.30.2016)

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Year: 
2016
Quarter: 
April - June
Communications activities: 

This quarter make the end of the seventh year of successful data collection in Udzungwa. The eighth year of data collection is set to begin on the 2nd of July 2016.

During the climate data retrieve for June, 2016, Automatic Weather Machine was stopped for about 2 hours to allow installation of the calibrated sensor (T/RH serial No. 180009). This was done when swapping the memory card.

In this quarter a group of students from Penn State University visit UEMC in 23rd May until 19th June, 2016. During their presence they were informed about what TEAM project and UEMC does in Udzungwa. (See attached photo)

Unusual Events at the TEAM Site: 

None

New Species: 

None

Protocol Activities: 

Only climate protocol was being implemented during this quarter and data from the weather station were successfully collected. Working schedule for camera trap data collection was prepared to resume in the coming data collection period i.e. July to November.

Protocol Problems: 

There has been no any problem related to protocol in this quarter. 

Schedule Problems: 

None

Logistical Problems: 

None

Suggestions: 

Fencing wire and entrance gate at the Automatic Weather Station (AWS) should be replaced as they getting old since was built more than 5 years ago.