What is real air temperature and how can technology be better used to measure it?

Since there exists no clear definition of "true near-surface atmospheric air temperature", the author, Jan Barani explains why this is the case and how the latest technologies are coming ever closer to uncovering this often ignored mystery of meteorology in present weather observations.

Find out in laymen's terms:

  • What is air temperature from the view point of air?
  • What really affects true air temperature?
  • The observer effect's contribution to the mystery of what "true near-surface atmospheric air temperature" is?
  • What is the future of air temperature measurement?

Find out more: Meteorological Technology International September 2018 - page 146-147

Meteorological Technology International magazine is the international review of weather, climate and hydrology technologies and services.