instrument shelter

instrument shelter

[′in·strə·mənt ‚shel·tər]
(engineering)
A boxlike structure designed to protect certain meteorological instruments from exposure to direct sunshine, precipitation, and condensation, while providing adequate ventilation. Also known as thermometer screen; thermometer shelter; thermoscreen.
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Tenders are invited for Data Recording Instrument Shelter
Meteorological instruments are usually kept in a standard instrument shelter which has slatted sides to protect them from direct sunlight whilst simultaneously allowing the air to circulate.
Metspec, based at Coventry University TechnoCentre, Puma Way, earned the award after developing the Advance Instrument Shelter in conjunction with the Met Office.
Our Advance Instrument Shelter now offers a first-rate, maintenance-free solution to housing temperature and humidity measuring equipment.
The CAT's rugged housing is designed to meet world-wide hazardous area certifications and eliminates the expense of an instrument shelter.
Soil and air temperature sensors were located about 50 m (165 ft) from the instrument shelter.
The GCX requires no instrument shelter and no continuous purge, which dramatically reduces overall installation and operating costs.
Tenders are invited for Provide one (1) Mobile 8~ X 12~ Air Monitoring Instrument Shelter with Workbench and one (1) Mobile 8~ X 8~ Air Monitoring Instrument Shelter with Workbench.
The Advanced Instrument Shelter, a plastic and powder-coated housing for humidity and temperature logging equipment which is resistant to UV radiation and acid rain, is now being sold around the world.
The GCX is suitable for applications in hazardous areas, and does not require an instrument shelter.
The rugged housing and broad environmental capability of the CAT eliminate the expense of an instrument shelter.
The GCX is unique in bringing high performance chromatography to the field in a rugged, process-hardened, field-mountable package that does not require an instrument shelter.