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Meteorological wind-scales.

United States. Navy. Weather Research Facility.

Meteorological wind-scales.

by United States. Navy. Weather Research Facility.

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Published by U.S. Government Printing Office] in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Winds -- Measurement

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 49 p. :
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14200644M

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(pdf; 2MB) van der Schrier, G. and Weber, S.L., The Gulf Stream and Atlantic sea-surface temperatures in AD 28 rows  One of the first scales to estimate wind speeds and the effects was created by Britain's. Wind scales are statistically related to wind speed and can therefore be used to determine this variable.

It was also observed that less accuracy in estimating wind speed has relatively low impacts in ET o estimates (Allen et al.,Liu and Pereira, ).

Therefore, using the available public weather messages could be accurate enough to Cited by: Internationally, WMO Manual on Marine Meteorological Services ( edition) defined the Beaufort Scale only up to force 12 and there was no recommendation on the use of the extended scale.

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the pressure of the atmosphere at any time or place; 2. the temperature of the air; 3. the absorption and radiation of the sun’s heat by the earth’s surface; 4.

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Students observe weather; use thermometers, rain gauges, and wind scales; record their own data; and discuss their findings on. Lift up flap - Beaufort Scale activity. 9 This is a slightly different take on learning about wind speed and recording the weather. This activity has lift up flaps which the pupils complete the information on.

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