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rain gauge

rain gauge
A device to measure the quantity of rain that has fallen at a given location. It consists of a receiver in which an inner tube is located. The falling rain is fed into the inner tube through the receiver and the total quantity measured by a measuring glass. The height of the receiver and the diameter of the circular mouth are of standard dimensions.
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'Because of the sparseness of radar and rain gauge data, we don't have enough information about where rain is occurring or when it's occurring to reduce the consequences of flooding, ' Vasudevan added.
You'll need to buy an official 4-inch rain gauge; a recommended supplier is listed on the website.
(c) Rain Gauges. As indicated in Figure 3, twelve tipping bucket rain gauges were deployed in the experiment area for the two cases.
However, fundamental to the measurement of precipitation using rain gauges is that they are accurate at the location and are representative of their surrounding area.
Consistency of in-situ rain gauges data is assessed through double mass curve analysis and coefficient of determination is found to be greater than0.99.
These are in addition to the two automatic rain gauges installed last year at the Pangasinan State University campuses in Sta.
In our work, an important volume of meteorological information, including RAOBs data, SYNOP reports and rain gauge data, has been used to define and evaluate the rain detection method.
"NOAH takes the guesswork out of weather monitoring because precise data can be derived from our rain gauges. Coupled with real time information provided by our Doppler radars on the amount of rains we can expect, we are now better equipped to map out courses of action and strategies whenever there is a serious weather even," Aquino said.
BS 7843: Acquisition and management of meteorological precipitation data from a rain gauge network.
One such location is in Brazil where the company supplied over 500 rain gauges to two major meteorological projects in Brazil, including the System for the Vigilance of the Amazon projects, a scheme which started in the 1990s to monitor the Amazon's future potential and limitations.