Cordoza Ridge Remote Automated Weather Station Installation

Summary

SCH Number
2011068012
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Cordoza Ridge Remote Automated Weather Station Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Install a 20' tall steel Remote Automated Weather Station and 3' high X 15' long metal fence on Cordoza Ridge at Henry W. Coe State Park to monitor rainfall, wind speed and direction, temperature and humidity. Data will be transmitted by radio telemetry to the San Jose State University Department of Meteorology and will be utilized for calculating fire danger rating and managing prescribed fire projects. Excavate approximately 6 post holes approximately 12" deep for fench and one 38" deep hole for station tower.

Contact Information
Jill Poudrette
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Monterey District 2211 Garden Road
Monterey, CA 93940

831 649-2980

Location

Counties
Santa Clara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, 15304 - Class 3, 4
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures; minor public alterations in the condition of land and vegetation that do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; included as "construction or installation of park facilities, such as fencing and gates" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR section 15300.4.
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