anemometer

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a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind

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The design was refined over time, notably by Robert Hooke, and by the mid-19th century was used to measure wind speed in miles and furlongs as illustrated in this 1867 design for a cup anemometer.
Proposal: Erection and operation of 50m high wind monitoring mast with cup anemometer and data logger for purposes of re-coding wind speed and direction for the period of 24 months at land at Thockrington Farm, Thockrington, Colwell, Hexham, Northumberland.
A reference cup anemometer and wind vane were placed at a height of 200 cm (79 in).