Accession Number : ADD003075
Title : Electronically Operated Tipping-Bucket Rain Gauge.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Mink,James W
Report Date : 25 May 1976
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : The patent relates to a rotary bucket wheel which is positioned beneath and communicates with a water column of collected rain. When the water column exceeds a certain height, as determined by an electronic probe circuit, the bucket wheel is actuated whereby a predetermined volume of water is removed from the bottom of the water column.
Descriptors : *Rain gages, *Patents, Self operation
Subject Categories : Meteorology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE