Why do you need so many anemometers?

Why do you need so many anemometers?

| February 21, 2014 | Reply

One of the key aspects of Blue Hill Observatory is that we maintain homogeneous data. By having multiple instruments we are able to ensure data is never lost and that all the instruments are working correctly.  Some of the instruments are official, some are back-up, and others are used for educational purposes. We sometimes receive […]

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How often is the mercury barometer calibrated?

How often is the mercury barometer calibrated?

| February 21, 2014 | Reply

The mercury barometer contains no electronics or moving parts. Its need for calibration is minimal. We are constantly checking the readings from the mercury barometer against other instrumentation to make certain that the device continues to read accurately.

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