black globe thermometer

black globe ther·mom·e·ter

(blak glōb thĕr-mom'ĕ-tĕr)
Ambient air thermometer, the bulb of which is enclosed in a black metal sphere that absorbs radiant energy from the surroundings to measure heat gained from this source.
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The black globe thermometer method of determining MRT has been well established (T.
In this study we compared the length of time that temperature was above the 14 and 20[degrees]C thresholds during summer in northeast Minnesota, and used black globe thermometers to compare the thermal environment among forest cover types during variable weather conditions.
Black globe thermometers measure the thermal environment by incorporating ambient temperature, wind velocity, and radiant energy (Bond and Kelly 1955).