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DOUBLE-LOUVERED THERMOMETER SCREEN
thermometers from solar radiation and to shelter them
from precipitation, while allowing the free circulation of air.
The screen has
a single door. The walls are double-louvered and the floor is
made of staggered boards. The roof is double layered,
with provision for ventilation of the space between the two
layers. The screen is painted white inside and out, and stands
1.80 m high. Drawings are provided for both small and
As in (1)
5. Operational requirements and restrictions
should be placed so that the sun does not shine on
the thermometers when the door is open at the times of
observation. It should be installed in such a position as to
ensure that the measurements are representative of the free air
circulating in the locality and not influenced by artificial
conditions such as large buildings and expanses of concrete.
6. Form of presentation
7. Operational experience
thermometer screen has been manufactured by the
Thai Meteorological Department and successfully used in Thailand.
8. Originator and technical support
Repair and Accessories Manufacture Section, Thai Meteorological
10. Conditions on use
The component is available at the cost of reproduction and mailing.
|(First entered: 6 JUL 84||
|Last updated: 9 JUL 84)