STEM Lessons for College Students

A Year On Cayuga Lake

This is video contains a series of pictures from Cayuga Lake across a year (2018 – 2019).
You may want to speed up or slow down the video in your youtube player.

A dashboard of data is also shown including,

Temperature, dew point, humidity, wind speed and direction, sunlight intensity, sunrise and sunset times and direction, length of day, time of local solar noon and peak altitude, *water temperature, and Lake level. Weather Data from personal weather station. For current and more detailed historical conditions, please see:

https://www.wunderground.com/dashboard/pws/KNYLANSI10

Sunrise and Sunset Times based on:
https://www.timeanddate.com/astronomy/@5115926

Lake Level Data based on:
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?site_no=04233500

Lake Water Temperatures based on:
http://www.cayugalake.cornell.edu/longterm.php

*Lake temperatures show in this video are computed from a polynomial fit function of this lake temperature data. I did not have access to actual daily water temperatures.
https://www.desmos.com/calculator/go3flcfhnj

Similarly, the climatological High and Low temperatures are computed from a polynomial fit function of the climatological monthly high and low temperatures for Ithaca, NY.
https://www.desmos.com/calculator/r89hpog6qw

I had fun making this, and thought it might make for a relaxing slide show.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

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