Mentor: S. Schnitt
The OTT Pluvio 2 L is a precipitation gauge basing on a weighing measurement principle. It detects both liquid and solid precipitation by weighing the bucket content. The following values are recorded:
The instrument is equipped with a orifice rim heater to prevent accumulation of snow and ice on the orifice rim.
Current setup of OTT Pluvio 2 L at AWIPEV Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard, next to the atmospheric observatory.
|Orifice opening||400 cm²|
|Recordable precipitation amount||750 mm|
|Rain rate Minimal intensity||0.05 mm/h|
|Rain rate Maximal intensity||500 mm/h|
|Rain rate resolution||0.6 mm/h|
|Dimensions (diameter x H)||225.7 mm x 665 mm|