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AsianScientist (Mar. 19, 2015) – By Smriti Daniel – Scientists in Sri Lanka have developed mobile weather stations capable of capturing and transmitting near real-time rainfall data. Equipped with atomic…
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Scientists in Sri Lanka have developed mobile weather stations capable of capturing and transmitting near real-time rainfall data. Equipped with atomic clocks for precise time and date readings the devices…
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Extreme and sudden weather variations in Sri Lanka make it difficult to accurately predict natural hazards like floods and landslides. But a low-cost and portable weather station, recently designed by…
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- Cheap and easily-buildable mobile weather stations being tested here
When the French scientist Dr. Yann Chemin during a visit to the southern Sri Lanka was trying to protect himself from “being cooked like a lobster,” with not a cloud…
- Sri Lankan phone to forecast rain
Scientists in Sri Lanka have developed mobile weather stations to capture and transmit near real-time rainfall data.Equipped with atomic clocks for precise time and date readings the devices log on…