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Rainfall Observation in Mae Chaem Watershed

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Prof. Kuraji, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan, and his colleagues have been carrying out intensive rainfall measurement in Mae Chaem river basin, Northwestern Thailand(A=3853km2, 'P.14' point of RID river gauge -->see list) . This river is a tributary of Ping River and have highest mountain in Thailand within its watershed. Prof. Kuraji's group set more than 15 raingauges in this basin and obtained both temporally and spatially high resolution rainfall data since 1997.

This page contains the link to their official data set on WWWoutside of GAME-T WWW Site and the 'mirror' datasets.


Data Type Description Intensive Rainfall Measurement in Mae Chaem Watershed
Type Field Observation Data
Period Typeincluding IOP
HoldingInternational Data Resource
Process LevelLevel 2 (Station Data)
QC Levelunknown
Access LimitationFor any research purpose
  1. Rainfall (mm)
Spatial Range Point/Points/GridPoints
Location/Extent15 sites in Mae Chaem watershed
Temporal Range Period From Sep. 1997 to End of 2002 (Now data till end of 2001 is available)
IntervalHourly(IOP), Daily(* see note below)
Time Difference (LT - UTC)+0700
Contact Person
(See the list of contact persons for detail)
Prof. Kuraji, K.
  • Measurement at most sites started in 1998.
  • Currently daily value in 1998 and 1999, and hourly value during IOP have been published in this dataset.

XML Metadata File


Original Dataset outside of GAME-T WWW Site
From Prof. Kuraji's WWW resource. The contents in the mirror dataset shown below are obtained from this resource by GAME-T DB manager.
Mirror Dataset
Data copied from the original site shown above. Notice: No warranty on the consistensy of mirrored and original dataset. For maximum accuracy, refer original site. There is a regulation to use this dataset for research. See original site for detail.

Other Informationoutside of GAME-T WWW Site


Data Policy of Whole GAME
From GAIN-HUB WWW Site. Strategy, guideline for data exchange etc.
Data Collection Plan
From The Implementation Plan of GAME-Tropics draft in 1996, by Japanese sub-comittee on GAME-T.
GAME-T Observations at a glance
A 32KB GIF image showing observation schedule by Prof. Oki
GAME-T/Thailand/Chao Phraya Observing Stations
A 24KB GIF image showing a map of observation stations made by Prof. Oki (See also new black-and-white version).
Summary of GAME-T Data Plan
From AMON(Asian Meteorology Online Newsletter), VOL. 1, NO. 4 (September 1997). Brief introduction of GAME-T data management strategy by Prof. Oki

Update Log

Apr. 9, 2002
First Published. Hyperlink to original site and the mirror dataset.

outside of GAME-T site=URL outside of this site | Data is protected by password=Data is protected (fully or partly) by password when accessed by on-line.

***** On-line resources at IIS, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan *****
GAME-T Data Center | GAME-T | Musiake and Oki Lab.(GAME-T headquarters), IIS, Univ. of Tokyo, Japanoutside of GAME-T site

***** On-line resources at NRCT, Bangkok, Thailand *****
GAME-T Data Center | GAME-T | NRCT Homepage outside of GAME-T site
This server was established in July 2002, on the courtesy of NRCT foreign affair division, and is being maintained by computer technology staffs in NRCT.

Dataset Manager : Dr. AGATA, Yasushi, JAMSTEC, Japan (

Date of Last Modification : Jul 5, 2008