WMO03132, West Freugh, Scotland

Posted: September 1, 2012 by tchannon in Analysis, Surfacestation


WMO03132, West Freugh, Scotland

54 51 33N 04 56 07W
Altitude 11 metres

Provisional estimated Class 2, arguably fails Class 1 on seasonal uncontrolled arable land, such as corn (wheat, oats, barley, etc.), “Ground covered with natural and low vegetation (< 10 cm) representative of the region; “, see other time image.

UHI, none.

There seems to be an uncultivated area of the troublesome field meeting the 30 metre limit. Is this coincidental?

This problem needs resolving generally because it applies to other sites too, some critical such as Andrewsfield.

  1. Caz says:

    I’d never heard of West Freugh before, you are certainly taking us on a mystery tour of the UK Tim.

    looking at Google street view the field to the north of the Met Station was at that time used for intensive cattle rearing and was basically a sea of mud.

    MOD West Freugh seems to be mainly a land and sea firing range run by QinetiQ