SYNOPTIC WEATHER ANALYSIS

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  • Created on: 23-09-18 07:06
What is insitu observations?
surface observations, soundings, rain gauges
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What is remote sensing?
Satellites, radar
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what is ASOS?
Automated surface observing system. reports every 53 mins giving special obvs for rapidly changing weather conditions
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What is AWOS?
automated weathering observing system. Reports every 20mins
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Where are Surface station networks situated?
they are worldwide, ainly concentrated at airports with some at sea.What measures
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What measurese dew point temperature?
A Hygrometers
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what does a barometer measure?
Sea level pa, and pa tendency
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how do you measure cloud height at a wetaher station?
use a ceilometer.
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