Sable Island Weather Station
Entry ID: gomc_58

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Summary
Abstract: The Sable Island Station is the only permanently staffed facility on
the Island. For many decades it was referred to as "the weather station".
Indeed, for many decades the operation's primary role on the island was the
collection of "weather data". Climatological record-keeping on Sable Island
began in 1871 with the establishment of the Meteorological Service of Canada,
and has been continuous since 1891 - one of the longest continuous collections
of weather data in the Maritimes.

Waterbody or Watershed Names: Sable Island

Purpose: The primary responsibilities and activities of staff at the Sable
Island Station include collection of surface weather and aerological
observations. As the only continuous human presence on the island, the Station
provides year-round stewardship, as well as infrastructure and expertise
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Description: Additional information about this monitoring program and data are available
from this web site.

Description: Additional information about this monitoring program and data are available
from this web site.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 44.05   S: 43.91   E: -59.7   W: -60.18

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1871-01-01
Use Constraints Except where indicated, all text and images are Copyright (c) Zoe Lucas,
2002-2006
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Canadian Meteorological Centre, Meteorological Service of Canada, Environment Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GERRY FORBES
Phone: (902) 453-9350
Email: gerry.forbes at ec.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Sable Island
45 Alderney Drive
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: NS
Postal Code: B2Y 2N6
Country: Canada
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (902) 453-9350
Email: gerry.forbes at ec.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Sable Island
45 Alderney Drive
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: NS
Postal Code: B2Y 2N6
Country: Canada
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-10-13
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