Monolithic Dome wind test yields exciting results

This is the dome in Avalon, Texas that we used for our test.  The anemometer was placed at the apex of the dome, on a new post.

This is the dome in Avalon, Texas that we used for our test. The anemometer was placed at the apex of the dome, on a new post. (Mike South)

Our man lift was used to create the second measuring point.  On the basket we tied the second anemometer.

Our man lift was used to create the second measuring point. On the basket we tied the second anemometer. (Mike South)

This picture shows both measuring points.

This picture shows both measuring points. (Mike South)

Data Logger that we used to log the measurements was kept in a van that protected it, and provided the power.

Data Logger that we used to log the measurements was kept in a van that protected it, and provided the power. (Mike South)

Morris Boughton (on the left) explains to us the preliminary readings and how good they are.

Morris Boughton (on the left) explains to us the preliminary readings and how good they are. (Mike South)

David South, President of the Monolithic Dome Institute, is here observing the tests as they progress.

David South, President of the Monolithic Dome Institute, is here observing the tests as they progress. (Mike South)