From Glossary of Meteorology
Revision as of 17:36, 26 January 2012 by imported>Perlwikibot (Created page with " {{TermHeader}} {{TermSearch}} <div class="termentry"> <div class="term"> == calibration == </div> <div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The process whe...")
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)


The process whereby the magnitude of the output of a measuring instrument (e.g., the level of mercury in a thermometer or the detected backscatter power of a meteorological radar) is related to the magnitude of the input force (e.g., the temperature
or radar reflectivity) actuating that instrument.