Armagh Observatory: Rainfall observations from 1838-2001
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Publication Date: 2007-03-19
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Rainfall observations from the Armagh Observatory, founded in 1790 by Archbishop Richard Robinson. As well as astronomical observations various meteorological parameters have been recorded since 1794. If users wish to find data from other areas of work undertaken by the observatory they should visit the Armagh Observatory website.
Citable as: Armagh Observatory (2007): Armagh Observatory: Rainfall observations from 1838-2001. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/2701244131b54da394cf540e8a8a5625
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Keywords: Armagh, Rainfall
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Public data: access to these data is available to both registered and non-registered users.
Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data are collected at the Armagh Observatory and obtained by the BADC for use by the research community.
Some instruments undergo calibration see Armagh Observatory website for further details: http://climate.arm.ac.uk/aws2/aws2.html
Data are stored in a bespoke ASCII format. See linked documentation for further details.
This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.
|Raingauge||Deployed on: Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland, UK|
|Thermometer||Deployed on: Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland, UK|
|Barometer||Deployed on: Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland, UK|
|Sunshine Recorder||Deployed on: Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland, UK|
|Anemometer||Deployed on: Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland, UK|
|Armagh Automatic Weather Station (AWS)||Deployed on: Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland, UK|
- long_name: Rain
- gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P041/4/G288
- gcmd_keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Rain
- names: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Rain, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P041/4/G288