Fort Valley E.F.
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W. Keith Moser
Scientist in Charge
Southwest Forest Science Complex
2500 S. Pine Knoll Rd.
Flagstaff, Arizona USA 86001
(928) 556-2046

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Fort Valley News and Highlights

Historic Photographs

Below are a few examples from over 4000 Fort Valley related images in our image library.

This series of repeat photos shows the changes to the forest. Photos from 1909, 1941, 1949. Note the regeneration of seedlings.
1909 picture of site
1941 picture of site
1941 picture of site

Ranger training camp. 1913
ranger training camp

Fort Valley scientists leaving tool shack for work. 1913.
Krauch, Talbot, and Forbes leaving shack for work

Data for Fort Valley Experimental Forest are available through the USFS R&D Data Archive, National Weather Service Cooperative Observer Program, and the National Climatic Data Center.

Meteorology & Climate Change

Fort Valley Experimental Forest 30-minute Meteorological Data: 2003-present is available in a couple of different ways:
Open Access Data Current calendar year half-hourly provisional temperature and precipitation data (you can summarize by period of your choosing)
Open Access Data Half-hourly temperature and precipitation 2003-present (via ZIP file containing all data along with the metadata and link to daily summary data from 1909)
Open Access Data Half-hourly temperature and precipitation 2003-2009 (via R&D Data Archive online query tool which also includes metadata and a link to daily summary data from 1909)
Data available via external archive A variety of data summaries (e.g. average temperature, precipitation, snow by month) provided by the Western Regional Climate Center.
Data available via external archive SNOTEL (Snow Telemetry) site provided by the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

The symbol beside each data set refers to the type of data product, which defines the availability of the data: 

Open Access Data Open Access = available to public
Monitored Access Data Monitored Access = available to public when users provide minimal information
Data available via external archive External = available via external archive