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García-Herrera, Ricardo; Können, Gunther P; Wheeler, Dennis A; Prieto, Maria del Rosario; Jones, Philip D; Koek, Frits B (2010): Meteorological observations during KOMEET cruise from Porto Cabello to Curaçao started at 1820-12-26. Nationaal Archief of the Netherlands, Den Haag, Netherland, PANGAEA,, In: Jones, Philip D; Wheeler, Dennis A; Können, Gunther P; Koek, Frits B; Prieto, Maria del Rosario; García-Herrera, Ricardo (2007): Climatological observations from ship logbooks between 1750 and 1854 (release 2.1). PANGAEA,

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García-Herrera, Ricardo; Können, Gunther P; Wheeler, Dennis A; Prieto, Maria del Rosario; Jones, Philip D; Koek, Frits B (2005): CLIWOC: A Climatological Database for the World's Oceans 1750–1854 (and 10 more publications about CLIWOC results in the same volume). Climatic Change, 73(1-2), 1-12ff,
Median Latitude: 12.230000 * Median Longitude: -68.440000 * South-bound Latitude: 12.090000 * West-bound Longitude: -68.570000 * North-bound Latitude: 12.370000 * East-bound Longitude: -68.310000
Date/Time Start: 1820-12-26T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1820-12-27T00:00:00
Komeet_18201226_MAR_D23905_2349 * Latitude Start: 12.090000 * Longitude Start: -68.310000 * Latitude End: 12.370000 * Longitude End: -68.570000 * Date/Time Start: 1820-12-26T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1820-12-27T00:00:00 * Campaign: Cliwoc_cruise * Device: Underway cruise track measurements (CT) * Comment: Ship: Komeet (Korvet), Voyage: Porto Cabello - Curacao, 1st Observer: J. Blom (Kapitein), Company: MAR, Other ship information: GEARMEERD MET 28 STUKKEN, BEMAND MET 150 KOPPEN.
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
2Wind directiondddegWind direction (from which the wind is blowing) in whole degrees from: 1-360; 361 = calm, 362 = variable. It is not clear from many logbook entries whether the wind direction has been corrected for the magnetic variation (or declination). To avoid any misunderstanding, all winds from reports that included a valid position in the period 1750-1854 were corrected. All other wind directions are given without being corrected.
3Wind speedffm/scalculated from the descriptive terms of wind force given in the observations
4Image numberImageIdentification Number of the original image
5LandmarkLandmarkName of first landmark
6BearingBearingBearing of the first landmark
7Distance to landmarkDistancearbitrary unitsDistance to the first landmark
8LandmarkLandmarkName of second landmark
9BearingBearingBearing of the second landmark
10Distance to landmarkDistancearbitrary unitsDistance to the second landmark
11--1 If position is considered to be coastal (in port or near coastal disturbances)
12WatchWatchName of the period of 4 hours which is known as a watch or duty on board ships
13GlassesGlassesNumber of glasses within a watch; one watch equals 8 glasses
14CommentCommentOther remarks, that were not possible to put in the other remark fields
15Wind direction descriptionWind dir descrAll reported wind directions on this day. The wind direction is the direction that points to where the wind comes from.
16Wind force descriptionWind force descrAll reported wind forces on this day
17Precipitation descriptionPrecip descr
18Cloud typeCloud type
19GustsGusts1 If wind gusts are reported
20Precipitation/RainRain1 If rain was reported
21FogFog1 If fog was reported
22Snow typeSnow1 If snow was reported
23ThunderThunder1 If thunder and or lightning was reported
24HailHail1 If hail was reported
25Sea iceSea ice1 If sea-ice or icebergs were reported
26IdentificationIDCLIWOC 2.1 line number
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