An Attempt for Teaching Meteorological Instruments to the Students of Agriculture by Using Self-Constructions

  • S. Spanos
  • X. Vatsios
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Atmospheric Sciences book series (SPRINGERATMO)


The paper is a concise description of an attempt to teach laboratory meteorology in the school of agriculture at the University of Thessaly by using self-made meteorological instruments. After a thorough description of the operational principles and an exhibition of model constructions, students were asked to repeat the construction using ordinary materials and simple tools. A calibration procedure and sample measurements were also required in order to complete their project. Increased enthusiasm and interest from the students was especially encouraging for the future repetition of the attempt.


Elementary Meteorology Elementary Knowledge Ordinary Material Traditional Instrument Meteorological Instrument 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of AgricultureUniversity of ThessalyVolosGreece
  2. 2.EKFE MagnisiasVolosGreece

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