Lufft WTB100 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge
- Collecting area: 200cm2
- Resolution: 0.2mm
- Accuracy: +/-2%
|8353.10||WTB100 tipping bucket rain gauge, 0.2mm per tip, 10m cable|
|Usually ships in 1-2 weeks|
- Dimensions: 165mm diameter x 285mm height
- Connection Type: Open cable ends
- Collecting Area: 200cm2
- Resolution: 0.2mm and 0.5mm, adjustment made by reduction ring
- Weight: 930g
- Mounting Type: On mast, 60-76mm
- Accuracy: +/-2%
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A University of Delaware monitoring network picked up a tornado that touched down in Newark on June 10, according to a release . Tornadoes are rare in the state, but sensors were there to capture it.
The Delaware Environmental Observing System , which supplies data to the National Weather Service, charted the tornado with winds of 65 to 85 mph. The observing system also measured the heavy rain that accompanied the tornado.
Experts say a low-pressure system and cold front in the Ohio Valley met with warm air in Delaware, which set off the churning clouds that ultimately generated the tornado. The tornado was picked up by a weather station nearly a half mile away, which measured wind speeds at 20 mph.Read More
When the U.S. Geological Survey began building their climate and permafrost monitoring network in Arctic Alaska in 1998, there wasn't much precedent for how to build the infrastructure for the instruments in the region's unforgiving environment.
That meant the scientists had to learn the particulars on the fly. For example: On the great expanse of flat, barren tundra, a weather station sticks out like a sore thumb to a curious grizzly bear.
"The initial stations were pretty fragile," said Frank Urban, a geologist with the USGS Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center. "So the bear and those stations--the bear won every single time without any problem.Read More
Around the world, extreme wave heights and ocean winds are increasing. The greatest increase is happening in the Southern Ocean, according to recent research from the University of Melbourne , and Dr. Ian Young corresponded with EM about what inspired the work.
“Our main interest is ocean waves, and we are interested in wind because it generates waves,” explains Dr. Young. “Ocean waves are important for the design of coastal and offshore structures, the erosion of beaches and coastal flooding, and the safety of shipping.”
Waves also have a role in determining how much heat, energy and gas can be trapped in the ocean.
“The major reason why changes in wave height may be important is because of sea level rise,” details Dr. Young.Read More