Maynard, Trevor . 2011. Electronic Weather Meters. 1151 1303P. San Dimas, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, San Dimas Technology and Development Center.
Electronic weather meters have become increasingly popular for performing weather observations on the fireline. This Tech Tip discusses the advantages and disadvantages of electronic weather devices, including features, accuracy, and cost. Specifications for the "ideal" fireline weather meter are provided, and details of several commercially available products are presented.
Keywords: electronics, fire weather, humidity, meteorology, psychrometer, temperature, thermometer, Weather
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