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How To Have Your Own Backyard Weather Station
2012-03-21 08:58:24

Joshua Kelly for Redorbit.com Red Orbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly examines what makes up a weather station and how each instrument works. Here is a list of what type of equipment associated with a weather station. 1. Barometer: The barometer´s purpose is to measure outside air pressure. Air pressure can be recorded in MB or INS of mercury. Here is an example of each. -- 1013MB  or 29.92INS these are referred to as standard pressure of the atmosphere, when the numbers...

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2008-09-22 14:40:48

Sensor system runs on electricity generated by trees MIT researchers and colleagues are working to find out whether energy from trees can power a network of sensors to prevent spreading forest fires. What they learn also could raise the possibility of using trees as silent sentinels along the nation's borders to detect potential threats such as smuggled radioactive materials. The U.S. Forest Service currently predicts and tracks fires with a variety of tools, including remote automated...

2008-07-04 06:00:46

By James Loewenstein, The Daily Review, Towanda, Pa. Jul. 4--TOWANDA TOWNSHIP -- The Bradford County Airport's new, automated weather station is now up and running, which provides real-time weather conditions at the airport to the public around the world, and to pilots approaching the airport. The weather station will make it much safer for aircraft to land at the airport, said Carl Lafy, manager of the Bradford County Airport. "This is a major improvement for the airport as far as...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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