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This is a page to collect resources, stories and projects related to measuring wind. See the [AS220 page](/as220) for some wind sensors! ## Questions [questions:wind] ## Related posts [notes:wind] ...


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warren "Hi, Chris, I think it's possible we could get a wind profiler "payload" for the (patented) Aeropod sent out, which has a Kestrel attached. If so, m..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
cfastie "A pitot tube measures air pressure and uses fancy math to relate that to wind speed. I assume the ones on airplanes work better than the Rev P. " | Read more » almost 7 years ago
warren "Yeah it reminds me of the things (pitons?) used to measure windspeed from the leading edge of an airplane. Uhhhhh bootstrapping? :-) " | Read more » almost 7 years ago
cfastie "I decided not to drop into the rabbit hole of applying time series analysis to these data. There does appear to be some periodicity present, but I ..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
warren "Sorry to miss some of this as I was away last week, and just catching up again now. This looks really great! Sorry if I missed it, but were you abl..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
cfastie "I have a hypothesis about the different results obtained with two BME280 sensors on the flying rig. A difference of 3° to 4°C is more than should b..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
cfastie "Yes, the newer Rev. P sensor works better in high wind because it has a strong heater so the wind can't cool it off too fast. But the older Rev C s..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
warren "Hi, Chris - this is so great. I had just been talking with folks at NASA Globe and the AREN project about wanting to test a datalogger with one of ..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
cfastie "A running mean of the aerial wind speed looks like a very reasonable result. The red line is a running mean of 10 observations (which were six seco..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
mikekaliven87 "Wow, why do you need that? " | Read more » about 7 years ago
nshapiro "Here is the EPA's take on that: https://www.epa.gov/air-research/village-green-project Its rather expensive but losing the PM 2.5 monitor would sa..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
nanocastro "this is open source option from CTA Brasil. Documentation in portuguese " | Read more » about 7 years ago
warren "I found a couple older posts that have some suggestions: This DIY weather station by @wjw: Gather and analyze long term solar and wind data for my..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
thacherenvisci "Please do. Thanks for the feedback. " | Read more » about 7 years ago
stevie "Hi there, Great post! Mind it I tag it to the Public Lab Blog? " | Read more » about 7 years ago
eymund "Great post ! For a history of old wind patterns: https://www.oldweather.org/ How citizen scientists are helping build weather pattern benchmarks ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
Bronwen "@Bronwen awards a barnstar to mathew for their awesome contribution! " | Read more » over 7 years ago
stevie "@donblair and @mathew !!! Best Barnraising dramatic reading ever. " | Read more » over 7 years ago
wjw "My initial testing has been reasonably successful. The hardware is workable, though I had to move the rain gage off the post due to the fact that,..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
wjw "So, the time has come to get ready to move this from the bench to the real world. Thus far... Started with a new plated through-hole half size p..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
mathew "another nugget: 6.2 Estimating salt concentrations using the Tala kite Vertical salt-content concentration profiles can conveniently be measured b..." | about 9 years ago
mathew "I love this piece from the Anders TALA report: 5.4 Practical advice As high school students provide an inexpensive and reliable source of kite fly..." | about 9 years ago
ecta64 "Some more TALA reports I have found across the net anders_TALA_report.pdf wasp_wind_turbine.pdf " | about 9 years ago
ecta64 "I'd be very curious about the springs. It said they included several to monitor a very large wind range. TALA's design looks like a combination of ..." | about 9 years ago