There presently exists a need for standardized testing techniques for meteorological instrument sensors and systems. It is suggested that representatives of the American Meteorological Society, the National Bureau of Standards, and the meteorological equipment manufacturers meet to determine these standard tests.

It is further proposed that meteorological equipment companies who perform the standard tests on their own equipment be awarded an American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval.

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Footnotes

1 This work was supported by Department of Defense funds under IPR 19-65-8037-WEPS.

Portions of this paper were presented at the Seventh National Conference on Agricultural Meteorology of the American Meteorological Society, in cooperation with the Fourth International Biometeorological Congress, 29 August–1 September 1966, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N. J.