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Sable Island Weather Station
Entry ID: gomc_58


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 enabling a wide range of programs relevant to issues of sovereignty, safety,
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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
ISO Topic Category
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
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-04-19


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