MANMAR : manual of marine weather observations.: En56-260/2016E-PDF

"The Manual of Marine Weather Observations (MANMAR) prescribes the legacy information on the procedures, equipment and coding formats used in the observation of marine weather phenomenon and the preparation of marine weather reports. MANMAR is the standard for the legacy manually observed Voluntary Observing Ship (VOS) program. The VOS program has been discontinued within Canada. The Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC) currently supports the Automated Voluntary Observing Ship program (AVOS) and will support visiting VOS ships from other jurisdictions on a best efforts basis. Contact your regional Port Meteorological Officer (PMO) for further information (see Appendix B). MANMAR is currently used within MSC as a reference for the SHIP data format and historical VOS program observing procedures. Important note: MANMAR is made publicly available for users of marine weather services for informational purposes only. MSC no longer supports the legacy MANMAR equipment and instrumentation described in this manual (including Sea Surface Temperature equipment, Screens, Barographs). MSC does not provide, repair, replace, or calibrate any of the legacy equipment referenced in MANMAR"--Foreward, p. i.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Meteorological Service of Canada. Monitoring and Data Services Directorate.
Canada. Environment and Climate Change Canada.
Title MANMAR : manual of marine weather observations.
Variant title Manual of marine weather observations
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: MANMAR : manuel d’observations météorologiques maritimes.
Cover title.
"Originating authority: Monitoring and Data Services Directorate"--Verso of cover.
Issued also in print format.
Publishing information Gatineau, QC : Environment and Climate Change Canada, c2017.
Description xvi, 180, [43] p. : ill. (mostly col.)
ISBN 978-0-660-05538-1
Catalogue number
  • En56-260/2016E-PDF
Edition 8th ed., January 2017.
Subject terms Oceans
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