scintillometer


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scintillometer

(ˌsɪntɪˈlɒmɪtə)
n
(General Physics) physics a device for observing ionizing radiation by the scintillations it produces in a suitable material
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The observational strategy relied on an intensive distributed network of 49 active meteorological towers (masts), 18 scanning and 8 profiling Udars, 1 water vapor differential absorption lidar (DIAL), 1 profiling radar, 1 profiling radar radio acoustic sounding system (RASS), 2 profiling sodar RASS, 2 radiosonde launch sites, 2 microwave radiometers (MWR), 2 tethered lifting systems (TLS), 1 scintillometer, 1 ceilometer, 9 acoustic sensors (microphones), 3 seismometers, 4 high-resolution microbarometers, and an aerosol particle-sizing instrument.
The scintillometer method is a high-cost method, based on Monin-Obukhov similarity theory (MOST) and high skills are required for correct operation.
Direct methods include weighing lysimeters and soil water balance estimations, while indirect methods include pan evaporation, atmometer, Bowen Ratio Energy Balance System (BREBS), Eddy Covariance (EC), scintillometer, sap flow, and remote sensing [1].
Scintillometer readings throughout the anomaly area are also uniformly 10 times background.
Within this interval, a 25-centimetre section gave an off-scale scintillometer (i) reading (greater than 9,999 counts per second).
and others, Combining scintillometer measurements and an aggregation scheme to estimate area-averaged latent heat flux during the AMMA experiment.
Bolero Resources Corp (TSX-V: BRU) (Frankfurt:U7N1) said today that multiple scintillometer anomalies have been identified on the north east portion of its Carbonatite Syndicate Rare Earth Claim Group, located 80km north east of Prince George, British Columbia.
Further geological mapping, scintillometer surveying and ground magnetics will be undertaken during this summer before drill testing.
Gowda uses a scintillometer that employs laser light to measure the amount of turbulence caused by heat waves over crops.
Davis surveyed the site with a portable gamma scintillometer and jointly discovered two previously unknown dumps.