Irish daily rainfall data rescue 1846 to 1940

All the daily rainfall sheets have been scanned. In collaboration with Dr Conor Murphy, ICARUS, Geography Department, Maynooth University, Ireland, a PhD student, Ciara Ryan has rescued 36116 station years of daily rainfall data for the period 1860s to 1940. More information on the dataset can be found in;
Ryan, C, Murphy, C, McGovern, R, Curley, M, Walsh, S; 476 students. Ireland’s pre‐1940 daily rainfall records. Geosci Data J. 2020; 00: 1– 13. https://doi.org/10.1002/gdj3.103The data is available from; Dataset Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/2262/91347
The data rescue method has been published;Ryan, C., Duffy, C., Broderick, C., Thorne, P.W., Curley, M., Walsh, S. et al. (2018) Integrating data rescue into the classroom. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 99(9), 1757–1764 Ryan, C., C. Duffy, C. Broderick, P.W. Thorne, M. Curley, S. Walsh, C. Daly, M. Treanor, and C. Murphy, 2018: Integrating Data Rescue into the Classroom. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 99, 1757–1764, https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0147.1(PDF) Rainfall transcription is ongoing.

More Information: 

Met Éireann

Glasnevin Hill

Dublin
Ireland

Email address:
mary.curley@met.ie

Phone:
0035318065530

IE

Project Status (only for existing data rescue projects): 
Ongoing
Rescue Method (only for existing data rescue projects): 

Images have been scanned.

Data entry is on CSV templates

Data is double entered and the double entries are checked. If there is a discrepancy a third person checks the original image and corrects the entry

Parameters: 
Precipitation
Contact information (email address): 
mary.curley@met.ie
Need assistance: 
No
ImportID (C3S): 
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