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Chilbolton Disdrometers

Unknown, A (2005) Chilbolton Disdrometers. Documentation. Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR). (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Disdrometers measure the drop size distribution of rain. Distromet Joss Waldvogel Impact Disdrometer RD-69 are installed at Chilbolton and Sparsholt and work by converting the vertical momentum of a falling drop into signals whose amplitude depends on the diameter of the impacting drop. A conical styrofoam body is used to transmit the mechanical impulse of an impacting drop to a set of two moving coil systems in magnetic fields.

Item Type:Monograph (Documentation)
Subjects:Meteorology and Climatology
ID Code:83
Deposited By:Ms Belinda Robinson
Deposited On:16 Sep 2008 14:31
Last Modified:16 Sep 2008 14:31

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