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English translation: station characteristics

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German term or phrase:Stationsverhalten
English translation:station characteristics
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14:36 Feb 8, 2012
    The asker opted for community grading. The question was closed on 2012-02-12 09:54:09 based on peer agreement (or, if there were too few peer comments, asker preference.)


German to English translations [PRO]
Science - Meteorology
German term or phrase: Stationsverhalten
Another sentence from the same text:

Abhängig von ..... sowie vom individuellen "Stationsverhalten" wird entschieden, ob eine Beobachtung akzeptiert, korrigiert oder verworfen wird.

Danke für Eure Hilfe.
Natalie Aron
Austria
Local time: 02:00
station characteristics
Explanation:
would be one option.

As I understand it, this refers to the practice of rejecting (or modifying) some records because they could be biased for some reason e.g. the station location might be sub-optimal (e.g. not in full sun), or there may be a run of suspect records which would indicate that a piece of equipment is not functioning properly.
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Lynda Hepburn
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:00
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13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
station characteristics


Explanation:
would be one option.

As I understand it, this refers to the practice of rejecting (or modifying) some records because they could be biased for some reason e.g. the station location might be sub-optimal (e.g. not in full sun), or there may be a run of suspect records which would indicate that a piece of equipment is not functioning properly.

Lynda Hepburn
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:00
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 16
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Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks a lot for your answers and explanations!


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  David Moore: "Station history" is close enough to characteristics not to offer it as a separate answer, but it would be my idea.
42 mins
  -> Thanks, also for your alternative suggestion

agree  philgoddard: David's answer is good too.
1 hr
  -> Thanks

agree  Ramey Rieger: Both are good, "conditions" would have been my option
2 hrs
  -> Thanks. Yes, another option
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