Data Gathering

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Meteorologists use a variety of tools to help them gather information about weather and climate. Some of these tools allow meteorologists to gather data about what is happening near Earth’s surface. The most sophisticated ones allows technicians to collect data from other parts of the atmosphere, which helps to create a broader picture of the overall weather pattern. Accurate initial data is essential in the production of high quality forecasts.

What is a weather forecast?

A Weather Forecast is a deterministic or probabilistic statement of expected meteorological conditions for a specific period and for a specific area or portion of air space. It is [...]


There are a few properties of the atmosphere which are key elements for weather determination: temperature, humidity and air pressure. A set of tools or instruments have been created -some [...]

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