Available online: https://www.meted.ucar.edu/instrumentation/performance_char/
NCAR's Earth Observing Laboratory ; The COMET Program (Boulder, United States of America) ; Millersville UniversityPublished by: The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research ; 2017
This advanced lesson explores the performance characteristics of instrumentation used for meteorological measurements. Static performance characteristics are examined in the context of calibration, which offers a means to determine an instrument's response. Dynamic performance characteristics, including first and second order inputs, are discussed using three classic examples: step or impulse, ramp or time varying, and oscillatory inputs. The lesson provides information about the effects of representativeness and regional homogeneity on measurements, and also describes processes for obtaining quantitative estimates of uncertainty.
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