Science / Weather / Observation: In meteorology, the evaluation of one or more meteorological elements, such as temperature, pressure, or wind, that describe the state of the atmosphere, either at the earth's surface or aloft. An observer is one who records the evaluations of the meteorological elements.

Other Words for Observation

Observation Adjective Synonyms: comment, remark, note, reflection, opinion, sentiment, point of view, impression, feeling, commentary, criticism, utterance, word, announcement, pronouncement, proclamation, declaration
Observation Noun Synonyms: watching, examination, scrutiny, inspection, viewing, survey, surveillance, notice, discovery, attention, awareness

National Water Level Observation Network (NWLON)

Science / Tides and Currents / National Water Level Observation Network (NWLON): The network of tide and water level stations operated by the National Ocean Service along the marine and Great Lakes coasts and islands of the United States. The NWLON is composed of the primary and s MORE

Comparison Of Simultaneous Observations

Science / Tides and Currents / Comparison Of Simultaneous Observations: A reduction process in which a short series of tide or tidal current observations at any place is compared with simultaneous observations at a control station where tidal or tidal current constants ha MORE

Radarsonde Observation

Science / Weather / Radarsonde Observation: An upper air observation used to determine winds and other meteorological data, by tracking the range, elevation, and azimuth of a radar target carried aloft. A type of rawinsonde. MORE

Lintners Observations

Business / Finance / Lintners Observations: John Lintner's work (1956) suggests that dividend policy is related both a target level, and to the speed of adjustment of change in dividends. MORE

Observational Mode

Technology / Television (TV) / Observational Mode: Type of television text wherein a television producer's presence is not obvious to the viewer, and his or her manipulation of the historical world is minimal. MORE

Observation Interview

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Observation Interview: The process of observing employees while performing their respective jobs or tasks, used to collect data regarding specific jobs or tasks. MORE