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    How to calculate the altitude from the pressure sensor data?

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    can you please explain how to get altitude measurement from pressure data from the sensor

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    The altitude in meters can be calculated with the international barometric formula:

    H = 44330 * [1 - (P/p0)^(1/5.255) ]


    H = altitude (m)
    P = measured pressure (Pa) from the sensor
    p0 = reference pressure at sea level (e.g. 1013.25hPa)

     

     

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