Tower built on Sanborn Field to measure urban wind velocity

Researchers will look at ways to harness energy.
Sunday, July 8, 2007 | 2:00 a.m. CDT; updated 3:44 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 12, 2008

A new weather tower has gone up on Sanborn Field to measure the force and direction of the wind in an urban setting, with an eye toward gauging the potential for wind power.