FAQ for ISO 19115 and 19115-2
NWS-Fischer and Porter Rain Gauge (FNP)
The Fischer and Porter is a weighing precipitation gauge. The gauges in this list are telemetered. The gauges record the precipitation amount at designated intervals.
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