barometric pressure


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barometric pressure

[bar·ə′met·rik ′presh·ər]

atmospheric pressure, barometric pressure

The pressure exerted by the earth’s atmosphere; under standard conditions equal to 14.7 lb per sq in. (1.01 × 106 pascals) equivalent to the pressure exerted by a column of mercury 29.9 in. (76.0 cm) high.

barometric pressure

The local atmospheric pressure. It is normally measured by a barometer.
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The effect of the barometric pressure on sea level variability was removed by using the hydrostatic equation following the methodology of Gill (1982), and Salas-Monreal & Valle-Levinson (2008):
A slow-moving storm would have a dip of about .02 to .03 inches of barometric pressure per hour while a fast-moving storm will drop the barometer about 0.05 to 0.06 inches per hour.
The data on the mountain took less comeups to the 1,000-yard target than at sea level due to the decrease in barometric pressure. The colder temperature tempered that somewhat, but had we shot using data we had from the coast, we would certainly have made a significant miss.
Night Weather data 10-11 September 11-12 September Temperature (1) 12.2 [+ or -] 0.34 17.1 [+ or -] 0.54 Relative humidity (%) (1) 70.1 [+ or -] 2.59 51.8 [+ or -] 1.92 Barometric Pressure 102.1 [+ or -] 0.08 101.1 [+ or -] 0.06 (kPa) (2) Visibility (km) (2) 31.3 [+ or -] 7.49 34.0 [+ or -] 5.37 Weather data F-ratio P Temperature (1) 1893.32 <0.001 Relative humidity (%) (1) 1064.76 <0.001 Barometric Pressure 1009.00 <0.001 (kPa) (2) Visibility (km) (2) 0.77 0.392 (1) data from Cypress Bowl North station, 10 km west of Grouse Mountain (2) data from Vancouver International Airport, 21 km south of Grouse Mountain
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Hellickson found no direct correlations between deer activity and temperature, barometric pressure, rainfall or any other weather factor he checked.
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* Monitors and records temperature, relative humidity, and barometric pressure over an Ethernet network or the Internet with no special software.
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