Network of voluntary marine meteorological observations

Updated 2012-08-28

Incidental hydrometeorological observations along vessel routes. Monitoring and forecast of the surface layer atmosphere state, hydrometeorological support of safety of navigation and marine activities.

Time frame

Status
Ongoing
Project time span
1946 -
Data collection
1946 -
Data processing
1946 -
Data reporting
1946 -

Contact information

Contact person
- -
Address
S.M. Somova
Email
ur.oetem@mss

Parameters and Media

Not specified

Geography

Regions studied
Arctic Ocean
Norway
Russia

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
No

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

• air temperature, • air humidity, • type and amount of clouds, • atmosphere pressure, • wind structure, • visual range • hydrometeorological phenomena, • characteristics of ice accretion, • wave height and direction, • water temperature near the surface. Observations – every 4 or 6 hours

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
No
Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

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