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Unlocking pre-1850 instrumental meteorological records: A global inventory

Gergis, Joelle; Grab, Stefan; Hannak, Lisa; Huhtamaa, Heli; Jacobsen, Kim S; Jones, Phil; Jourdain, Sylvie; Kiss, Andrea; Lin, Kuanhui Elaine; Lorrey, Andrew; Lundstad, Elin


A global inventory of early instrumental meteorological measurements is compiled. It comprises thousands of series, many of which have not been digitized, pointing to the potential of weather data rescue. Instrumental meteorological measurements from periods prior to the start of national weather services are designated “early instrumental data”. They have played an important role in climate research as they allow daily-to-decadal variability and changes of temperature, pressure, and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0040.1
Access Rights: Open Access


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