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Fire Watch Cameras Installed at Sky Oaks

Remote fire watch system installed at SDSU’s Sky Oaks Field Station. Powered by photovoltaic panels and tied into the HPWREN network, four cameras provide a 360 degree view of the surrounding landscape. Part of a collaborative project involving UCSD, SDG&E and SDSU. 

Online images can viewed here:


Snow at 5000′. Pictures from Sky Oaks.

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Chaparral & climate variability research at Sky Oaks presented at MEDECOS XII conference

The SDSU Global Change Research Group recently presented results of research conducted at the Sky Oaks Field Station at the MEDECOS XII conference in Los Angeles, CA. The presentation was titled,

“The effects of elevated CO2, climate variability, and fire on the functioning of the chaparral of Southern California.”

The abstract is available here:

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