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  • n. Plural form of anemometer.


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  • Before computers became powerful enough to create the models (about five years ago), Alnes said wind-farm developers had to install wind-measurement devices called anemometers and record data through all four seasons to get an estimate of a site's wind-energy potential.

    Reaping From the Wild Wind

  • Properly calibrated instruments such as anemometers should be used for these measurements.


  • Wind recording equipment such as anemometers didn’t malfunction randomly, it did so usually under high wind stress.

    YTD Hurricane Activity « Climate Audit

  • The north wind is rattling the windchimes and spinning the anemometers in wild orbits.

    Winter 2009

  • Better knowledge of the Ginna offshore site itself, including measured wind speeds (through anemometers), detailed water depths and the degree to which Ginna infrastructure may be utilized will add concrete viability to the energy and economic analyses.

    Energy return on investment (EROI), economic feasibility and carbon intensity of a hypothetical Lake Ontario wind farm

  • This scaled-down project had access to three sedans outfitted with anemometers three-cup gauges that measure wind speed and direction, pressure gauges, and thermometers strapped to the roofs, and twelve volunteers, mostly Oklahoma University meteorology students and off-duty forecasters, equipped with more gauges and cameras.

    Storm Warning

  • The VORTEX cars followed along, the anemometers whirling atop them.

    Storm Warning

  • By the time the anemometers recorded the shear, the jet was in flames.

    Storm Warning

  • Forecasters had little more than thermometers, air pressure gauges, and anemometers, and all three tools had been around since the seventeenth century.

    Storm Warning

  • Fujita again analyzed the aircraft and the anemometers surrounding the runways.

    Storm Warning


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