Install Three Temporary Meteorological Wind Data Gathering Devices and One Sodar Unit


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Install Three Temporary Meteorological Wind Data Gathering Devices and One Sodar Unit
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Install three 92.5 feet high temporary met-towers (meteorological wind data gathering devices) and one sodar unit at Pacheco State Park to measure wind speed direction, and duration. Work will install 4 guy wires per met-tower by either using a screw-in anchor of it ground is not conducive to screw-in method then excavate a 2' diameter hole, install rebar into bedrock using a hammer drill & sledge. Sodar unit is a portable trailer that will be moved around to collect wind data. All work will be completed by Lesee and towers/sodar unit will remain up for up to one year.

Contact Information
Heather M. Reith
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Lead/Public Agency
Central Valley District 22708 Broadway Street
Columbia, CA 95310

Phone : (209) 536-2887


Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Pacheco State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of construction & location of limited numbers of new structures; minor private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; basic data collection which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.

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