Kōrero: Weather forecasting

Weather watching

Weather watching

Despite the degree of technology used to collect and record data about the weather, the value of expert human observation has not been diminished. This Department of Conservation ranger is checking a radiometer (which records sunshine) at Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park.

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Erick Brenstrum, 'Weather forecasting - Recording information', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7579/weather-watching (accessed 19 October 2019)

Story by Erick Brenstrum, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 2 Jun 2016