Acronym for Pilot Radiation Observation Experiment, a part of the ARM program designed to provide a tropical cloud and radiation data base for ARM, a testbed for ARM instrumentation in the tropics, and experience for a long-term ARM observational facility to be established in the tropical western Pacific. See the PROBE Web site.
1. An instrumented vehicle that is located in the upper atmosphere, space or upon another celestial body and used to obtain information about the specific enviroment. 2. The vacuum tube which houses the science instrument assembly, the electrical cables and connectors which connect the gyro susupension, SQUIDs, telescope detectors, and SIA instrumentation to their electronics boxes. The probe is installed in the Dewar well.
a location or activity to which DTrace can bind a request to perform a set of actions , like recording a stack trace, a timestamp, or the argument to a function