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Weather Forecasting Made Easier With Smartphones And Tablets
2013-02-07 12:35:15

Researchers at the University of Washington are looking to utilize the pressure sensors that are available in the newest smartphones to develop better weather forecasting techniques the school announced on Thursday.

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

Red Orbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly examines what makes up a weather station and how each instrument works.

2012-03-14 11:00:00

New study by Across Health U.S.

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2010-05-11 10:05:00

A new study finds that face-to-face socializing makes us happier than reaching out to people online.

2010-04-27 07:00:00

NEW YORK, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest edition of the PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Manufacturing Barometer reports that cautious optimism continues to grow in regard to the U.S. and global economies among U.S.-based industrial manufacturers, according to the Q1 2010 report.

2010-01-28 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest edition of the PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Manufacturing Barometer reports cautious optimism about the U.S. and global economies among U.S.-based industrial manufacturers, according to the Q4 2009 report.

2009-10-05 06:00:00

Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer (TM) CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For second quarter 2009, the Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) dropped a mere 1.1%.

2009-06-26 06:00:00

Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For first quarter 2009, the Carolinas AGC Construction Barometer(TM) posted a modest 3.3% gain due to growing empirical evidence of a slowing rate of economic deterioration in Carolinas commercial construction.


Latest Barometer Reference Libraries

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2010-09-23 15:29:32

A barometer is an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure. The barometer measures pressure exerted by the atmosphere using water, air, or mercury. Through measuring the pressure one can forecast short term weather changes. Evangelista Torricelli is credited with the invention of the barometer in 1643. However, Gasparo Berti unintentionally built a water barometer around the same time. Rene Descartes was also noted as describing an experiment to determine air pressure but there is no...

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