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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">(''Or'' thermometer shelter; <br/>''also called'' thermoscreen, thermometer screen) A boxlike  structure designed to protect certain meteorological instruments from [[exposure]] to direct  [[sunshine]], [[precipitation]], and [[condensation]], while at the same time providing adequate [[ventilation]].</div><br/><div class="paragraph">Instrument  shelters are usually painted white, have louvered sides, usually a double roof, and  are mounted on a stand a meter or so above the ground with the door side facing poleward.  Instrument shelters are meant to house thermometric instruments, such as [[psychrometers]], [[maximum]]  and [[minimum thermometers]], [[hygrothermographs]], etc. <br/>''See'' [[airways shelter]], [[cotton-  region shelter]], [[Stevenson screen]].</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">(''Or'' thermometer shelter; <br/>''also called'' thermoscreen, thermometer screen) A boxlike  structure designed to protect certain meteorological instruments from [[exposure]] to direct  [[sunshine]], [[precipitation]], and [[condensation]], while at the same time providing adequate [[ventilation]].</div><br/><div class="paragraph">Instrument  shelters are usually painted white, have louvered sides, usually a double roof, and  are mounted on a stand a meter or so above the ground with the door side facing poleward.  Instrument shelters are meant to house thermometric instruments, such as [[psychrometers]], [[maximum thermometer|maximum]]  and [[minimum thermometers]], [[hygrothermographs]], etc. <br/>''See'' [[airways shelter]], [[cotton-region shelter|cotton-  region shelter]], [[Stevenson screen]].</div><br/> </div>
 
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Latest revision as of 16:13, 25 April 2012



instrument shelter

(Or thermometer shelter;
also called thermoscreen, thermometer screen) A boxlike structure designed to protect certain meteorological instruments from exposure to direct sunshine, precipitation, and condensation, while at the same time providing adequate ventilation.

Instrument shelters are usually painted white, have louvered sides, usually a double roof, and are mounted on a stand a meter or so above the ground with the door side facing poleward. Instrument shelters are meant to house thermometric instruments, such as psychrometers, maximum and minimum thermometers, hygrothermographs, etc.
See airways shelter, cotton- region shelter, Stevenson screen.


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