Resource The First International Polar Year: 1881-1884

From
USA
Subjects
19th century
Arctic regions
Earth and atmospheric sciences
Meteorology
Alternative Names
  • 20225 (WHSO Record Number)
Website
http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/aro/ipy-1/index.htm
Categories

Summary

"The records of the first International Polar Year (IPY) offer a unique opportunity to study the Arctic as it existed prior to the present era of environmental change.

Meteorological data from IPY stations have been collected and are presented here for the first time in digital format. An extensive documentary image collection may also be viewed."
[Description taken from site.]

There is also a short bibliography of primary source materials.

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WHSO Record Created By: Margaret Gaida