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General
Data set name

Research Vessel Weather Station North Atlantic

Data holding centreMarine Institute
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time period2003-2015
OngoingYes
Geographical area

North Atlantic Ocean. Celtic Sea. St. George's Channel. Irish Sea.

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time; Air pressure; Air temperature; Wind strength and direction

Instruments

Anemometers; atmospheric radiometers

Description 
Summary

The research vessels, Celtic Explorer and Celtic Voyager, collect meteorological data via the permanent scientific equipment BATOS weather station on board both vessels. The BATOS II weather station collects air temperature, atmospheric pressure, relative humidity, wind speed and wind direction.

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttp://www.isde.ie/#/d0d2f3af-3411-4773-9778-f9f27ec0de03
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Institute
AvailabilitySeaDataNet licence
ContactKieran Lyons (Scientific and Technical Officer)
Address

Marine Institute
Rinville
Oranmore
Co. Galway
H91 R673
Ireland

Telephone+353-91-387200
Facsimile+353-91-387201
Emailinstitute.mail@marine.ie
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierf0c308a0-4c5c-11df-9879-0800200c9a66
Global identifier1968
Last revised2015-09-14