The weather observer's handbook /

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Author / Creator:Burt, Stephen, FRMetS, author.
Imprint:New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Description:1 online resource (xii, 444 pages) : illustrations, maps
Subject:Meteorological instruments -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Meteorological stations -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- Meteorology & Climatology.
Meteorological instruments.
Meteorological stations.
Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:"The Weather Observer's Handbook provides a comprehensive, practical and independent guide to all aspects of making weather observations. Automatic weather stations today form the mainstay of both amateur and professional weather observing networks around the world and yet - prior to this book - there existed no independent guide to their selection and use. Traditional and modern weather instruments are covered, including how best to choose and to site a weather station, how to get the best out of your equipment, how to store and analyse your records and how to share your observations with other people and across the Internet. From amateur observers looking for help in choosing their first weather instruments on a tight budget to professional observers looking for a comprehensive and up-to-date guide covering World Meteorological Organization recommendations on observing methods and practices, all will welcome this handbook."--Provided by publisher.
Other form:Print version: Burt, Stephen, FRMetS. Weather observer's handbook. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012 9781107026810
Standard no.:9786613834737