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Volume 12, issue 1 | Copyright
Adv. Sci. Res., 12, 57-61, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-12-57-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
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  17 Apr 2015

17 Apr 2015

Data rescue of national and international meteorological observations at Deutscher Wetterdienst

F. Kaspar1, B. Tinz2, H. Mächel1, and L. Gates2 F. Kaspar et al.
  • 1Deutscher Wetterdienst, Nationale Klimaüberwachung, Offenbach, Germany
  • 2Deutscher Wetterdienst, Maritime Klimaüberwachung, Hamburg, Germany

Abstract. Germany's national meteorological service (Deutscher Wetterdienst, DWD) houses in Offenbach and Hamburg huge archives of historical handwritten journals of weather observations. They comprise not only observations from Germany, but also of the oceans and land stations in many parts of the world. DWD works on the digitization and quality control of these archives. The current status is presented here.

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Germany’s national meteorological service (Deutscher Wetterdienst, DWD) houses in Offenbach and Hamburg huge archives of historical handwritten journals of weather observations. They comprise not only observations from Germany, but also of the oceans and land stations in many parts of the world. DWD works on the digitisation and quality control of these archives. The paper presents the current status.
Germany’s national meteorological service (Deutscher Wetterdienst, DWD) houses in Offenbach...
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