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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 La Favorite cruise from Fort Royal to Cap started at 1788-07-09. Centre d'Accueil et de Recherche des Archives Nationales, Paris, France, 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: 18.180000 * Median Longitude: -66.855000 * South-bound Latitude: 14.590000 * West-bound Longitude: -72.640000 * North-bound Latitude: 21.770000 * East-bound Longitude: -61.070000
Date/Time Start: 1788-07-09T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1788-07-15T00:00:00
La_Favorite_17880709_COTE_4/JJ/25 * Latitude Start: 14.590000 * Longitude Start: -61.070000 * Latitude End: 21.770000 * Longitude End: -72.640000 * Date/Time Start: 1788-07-09T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1788-07-15T00:00:00 * Campaign: Cliwoc_cruise * Device: Underway cruise track measurements (CT) * Comment: Ship: La Favorite, Voyage: Fort Royal - Cap, 1st Observer: M. de Medine (Capitan)
#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
4--1 If position is considered to be coastal (in port or near coastal disturbances)
5CommentCommentOther remarks, that were not possible to put in the other remark fields
6Wind direction descriptionWind dir descrAll reported wind directions on this day. The wind direction is the direction that points to where the wind comes from.
7Wind force descriptionWind force descrAll reported wind forces on this day
8Present weatherwwWeather description
9Precipitation descriptionPrecip descr
10State of the sea descriptionState sea descr
11GustsGusts1 If wind gusts are reported
12Precipitation/RainRain1 If rain was reported
13FogFog1 If fog was reported
14Snow typeSnow1 If snow was reported
15ThunderThunder1 If thunder and or lightning was reported
16HailHail1 If hail was reported
17Sea iceSea ice1 If sea-ice or icebergs were reported
18IdentificationIDCLIWOC 2.1 line number
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