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LATEST VERSION OF THE CIMO GUIDE

WMO GUIDE TO METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND METHODS OF OBSERVATION
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WMO-No. 8 (2014 edition)

 

CHAPTER

TITLE

Preface
PART I

MEASUREMENT OF METEOROLOGICAL VARIABLES (contents)

1 General
2 Measurement of temperature
3 Measurement of atmospheric pressure
4 Measurement of humidity
5 Measurement of surface wind
6 Measurement of precipitation
7 Measurement of radiation
8 Measurement of sunshine duration
9 Measurement of visibility
10 Measurement of evaporation
11 Measurement of soil moisture
12 Measurement of upper-air pressure, temperature, humidity
13 Measurement of upper wind
14 Observation of present and past weather; state of the ground
15 Observation of clouds
16 Measurement of atmospheric composition
PART II

OBSERVING SYSTEMS (contents)

1 Measurements at automatic weather stations
2 Measurements and observations at aeronautical meteorological stations
3 Aircraft-based observations
4 Marine observations
5 Special profiling techniques for the boundary layer and the troposphere
6 Electromagnetic methods of lightning detection
7 Radar measurements
8 Balloon techniques
9 Urban observations
10 Road meteorological measurements
PART III 
1 Introduction
2 Principles of Earth observation from space
3 Remote-sensing instruments
4 Satellite programmes
5 Space-based observation of geophysical variables
6 Calibration and validation
7 Cross-cutting issues
PART IV
1 Quality management
2 Sampling meteorological variables
3 Data reduction
4 Testing, calibration and intercomparison
5 Training of instrument specialists

 

Note: The 2014 edition corresponds to the eighth edition.





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