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Dataset

 

Armagh Observatory: Mean Soil temperature observations from 1904-2003

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2007-03-19
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

Soil temperature 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: Mean Soil temperature observations from 1904-2003. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/29fb07518ce44784b5f8c0a0bd8e13a4
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: Armagh, Soil temperature

Details

Previous Info:
No news update for this record
Previously used record identifiers:
No related previous identifiers.
Access rules:
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 lineage:

Data are collected at the Armagh Observatory and obtained by the BADC for use by the research community.

Data Quality:
Some instruments undergo calibration see Armagh Observatory website for further details: http://climate.arm.ac.uk/aws2/aws2.html
File Format:
Data are stored in a bespoke ASCII format. See linked documentation for further details.

Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.
Output Description None
  • gcmd_keyword: Soil Temperature
  • long_name: Soil Temperature
  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0801
  • names: Soil Temperature, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0801

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
1904-04-21T00:00:00
End time:
2003-12-31T23:59:59
Geographic Extent

 
54.3523°
 
-6.6487°
 
-6.6487°
 
54.3523°