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General
Data set name

Marine meteorological observations (SHIP) in the southern Baltic Sea (1956-2006)

Data holding centreInstitute of Meteorology and Water Management, Maritime Branch in Gdynia (IMWM MB)
CountryPoland  Poland
Time periodFrom 1956 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Southern Baltic Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Air pressure; Air temperature; Cloud cover height and extent; Cloud type; Wind strength and direction; Other meteorological measurements; Skin temperature of the water column

Instruments

Anemometers; meteorological packages

Description 
Summary

The data have been collected during oceanographic cruises as routine meteorological observations in accordance to WMO SHIP message code. Data are stored in a non-standard PC database. The identifier for the observations is station position.

OriginatorsInstitute of Meteorology and Water Management, Maritime Branch in Gdynia (IMWM MB)
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Meteorology and Water Management, Maritime Branch in Gdynia (IMWM MB)
AvailabilityBy negotiation; academic; moratorium
ContactMrs. Zdzislawa Piatkowska (Head of the Data Centre)
Address

Institute of Meteorology and Water Management, Maritime Branch in Gdynia (IMWM MB)
Waszyngtona 42
Gdynia
Pomorskie
81-342
Poland

Telephone+48 58 6288124
Facsimile+48-58-62-88-163
Emailzdzislawa.piatkowska@imgw.pl
Administration 
Collating centreInstitute of Meteorology and Water Management, Maritime Branch in Gdynia (IMWM MB)
Local identifier21003006
Global identifier1625
Last revised2009-01-15