SURFRAD Network: Fort Peck, MTThe Fort Peck, Montana station is located on the Fort Peck Tribes Reservation, approximately fifteen miles north of Poplar, Montana.
A report on the modified trailer housing used at this site is available:
The tower, radiometer platform, tracker and Total Sky Imager trailer at Fort Peck SURFRAD station, October, 2000.
Stan Wilkison and Dave Anderson discuss maintenance of the radiometer platform and old solar tracker, September, 1999.
Dave Theisen tending to the upwelling radiometers during the annual maintenance at the Fort Peck station, October 1996.
The Sci-Tek 2AP solar tracker with shading mechanism, Spectrosun pyranometer, Eppley pyrgeometer, and Eppley Normal Incidence Pyrheliometer.
The radiometer platform with (left to right) LI-COR Quantum sensor (for photosynthetically active radiation), ventilated Spectrosun pyranometer, Yankee Environmental Systems UVB-1 Ultraviolet Pyranometer, and ventilated Spectrosun pyranometer.
The Yankee Environmental Systems Total Sky Imager (TSI), mounted on the new site trailer. The trailer, installed in October of 2000, houses the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) and TSI computer.