The “U-Tube”: An improved aspirated temperature system for mobile meteorological observations, especially in severe weather

@article{Waugh2021TheA,
  title={The “U-Tube”: An improved aspirated temperature system for mobile meteorological observations, especially in severe weather},
  author={Sean M. Waugh},
  journal={Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology},
  year={2021}
}
  • S. Waugh
  • Published 12 October 2010
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology
Obtaining quality air temperature measurements in complex mesoscale environments, such as thunderstorms or frontal zones, is problematic, and particularly challenging from a moving platform. For some time mobile weather platforms known as Mobile Mesonets (MMs) have used custom aspirated temperature shields. The original design was known as the “J-Tube”, which addresses some but not all of the unique problems associated with mobile temperature measurements. For VORTEX-2 2009, a second, well… 

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