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ANEMOMETER – An instrument which measures wind speed. BAROMETER – An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure. Two examples are...
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What is Atmospheric Pressure and How is it Measured?

The air that surrounds the Earth creates atmospheric pressure and this pressure is determined by the collective weight of air...
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What are the Different Type of Rain Gauges?

Measuring rainfall amounts is done primarily with rain gauges that work in three different ways. The three major types of...
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