Description and General Background to Ships ’ Logbooks as a Source of Climatic Data

@inproceedings{GarcaHerrera2005DescriptionAG,
  title={Description and General Background to Ships ’ Logbooks as a Source of Climatic Data},
  author={Ricardo Garc{\'i}a-Herrera and Cathy Wilkinson and F K{\"o}k and Maria Rosario Prieto and Nuria Calvo and Esteban Hern{\'a}ndez},
  year={2005}
}
Meteorological observations made on board ships prior to 1854 have until now been overlooked in climatological research largely as a result of the lack of rigorous abstraction and treatment criteria. However, the CLIWOC project has shown that millions of potentially valuable observations have been preserved throughout Europe in the many logbooks that were… CONTINUE READING