Many techniques have been developed for the measurement of pressure and
vacuum. Instruments used to measure pressure are called pressure gauges or ...
Gauge pressure is zero-referenced against ambie...
An instrument that measures air pressure is called a barometer. One of the first
barometers was developed in the 1600s. The original instrument had mercury in
Sep 19, 2011 ... As air pressure increases—that is, as the air becomes heavier—it pushes ... of
mercury in the tube provides a precise measure of air pressure.
Aug 13, 2013 ... I should already be familiar with: Temperature, Humidity, Pressure ... A
thermometer is an instrument used to measure temperature. ... stations an
electronic temperature sensor is used to measure the outside air temperature.
Then students play a game to match illustrations of instruments that measure
weather with ... Elicit from students that the instrument measures air pressure.
The centers of storms are areas of relatively low air pressure, compared to ... The
instruments that measure air pressure are called barometers, from Greek words ...
Jun 11, 2010 ... Even though we can't see air, it is real and has pressure. ... A barometer is a
weather instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure.
To ensure that the temperature of the surrounding air is the same as the ... An
aneroid barometer is a more compact instrument for measuring pressure.
Mar 29, 2016 ... A barometer is a widely used weather instrument that measures atmospheric
pressure (also known as air pressure or barometric pressure) ...
Air pressure: force exerted by an atmospheric air column on a given surface; it is
... Instrument that measures variations in air pressure for a given interval.