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Metrological support of ultrasonic thermoanemometers for measurement of pulsation properties of meteorological parameters


Metrological support of production and exploitation of ultrasonic thermoanemometers (anemometers/thermometers) (UTA) for measurement of meteorological parameters of the atmospheric boundary layer is considered in this work. Necessary UTA tests are described: in an wind tunnel, zero wind chamber, climatic chamber, and in a pressure chamber. Parameters of the ADS-60 wind tunnel, which has been designed at Institute of Monitoring of Climatic and Ecological Systems, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, are given. ADS-60 was designed for testing UTA against rules of Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring for wind velocity. A mobile complex designed for checking technical parameters of UTA in field conditions is described.

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Original Russian Text © V.A. Korolkov, A.E. Telminov, A.A. Tikhomirov, 2015, published in Optika Atmosfery i Okeana.

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Korolkov, V.A., Telminov, A.E. & Tikhomirov, A.A. Metrological support of ultrasonic thermoanemometers for measurement of pulsation properties of meteorological parameters. Atmos Ocean Opt 29, 95–102 (2016).

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  • ultrasonic thermoanemometers
  • mobile complex for UTA technical parameters check
  • wind tunnel