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LATEST VERSION OF THE GUIDE

WMO GUIDE TO METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND METHODS OF OBSERVATION
WMO-No. 8 (2008 edition, Updated in 2010)

see also Corrigenda Table (dated Sept. 2012)
(4 October 2012)

CHAPTER

TITLE

EDITION

  Content  
PART I:    
(content)

MEASUREMENT OF METEOROLOGICAL VARIABLES

 
1 General 

2008 edition, Updated in 2010

2 Measurement of temperature 2008 edition
3 Measurement of atmospheric pressure 2008 edition, Updated in 2010
4 Measurement of humidity 2008 edition
5 Measurement of surface wind 2008 edition, Updated in 2010
6 Measurement of precipitation 2008 edition, Updated in 2010
7

Measurement of radiation

see also Corrigenda Table (dated Sept. 2012)

2008 edition, Updated in 2010
8 Measurement of sunshine duration 2008 edition
9 Measurement of visibility 2008 edition
10 Measurement of evaporation 2008 edition
11 Measurement of soil moisture 2008 edition
12 Measurement of upper air pressure, temperature, humidity 2008 edition
13 Measurement of upper wind 2008 edition
14 Observation of present and past weather; state of the ground 2008 edition, Updated in 2010
15 Observation of clouds 2008 edition, Updated in 2010
16 Measurement of ozone 2008 edition
17 Measurement of atmospheric composition 2008 edition
PART II:
(content)
    

OBSERVING SYSTEMS

 
1 Measurements at automatic weather stations 2008 edition
2 Measurements and observations at aeronautical meteorological stations 2008 edition, Updated in 2010
3 Aircraft observations 2008 edition
4 Marine observations 2008 edition, Updated in 2010
5 Special profiling techniques for the boundary layer and the troposphere 2008 edition
6 Rocket measurements in the stratosphere and mesosphere Sixth edition 
7 Locating the sources of atmospherics Sixth edition 
8 Satellite observations Sixth edition 
9 Radar measurements 2008 edition, Updated in 2010
10 Balloon techniques 2008 edition
11 Urban observations 2008 edition
12 Road Meteorological Measurements 2008 edition
PART III: 
(content)
 
 
1 Quality management 2008 edition, Updated in 2010
2 Sampling meteorological variables 2008 edition
3 Data reduction 2008 edition
4 Testing, calibration and intercomparison 2008 edition, Updated in 2010
5 Training of instrument specialists 2008 edition, Updated in 2010

Appendix

List of contributors to the Guide 2008 edition

 

Note: The 2008 edition corresponds to the Seventh edition.

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