– Current Data Recovery Status for meteorology, sea ice, oceanography

Action or Investigation Required
Part Completed
Completed

The following is an excerpt from the RECLAIM project: http://icoads.noaa.gov/reclaim/index.html
Visit their website for more information on the data available and process to reclaim them

 

Archive

Document Types

Date Range

Assessed

Documented

Imaged

Keyed

Processed

Data Available

British Antarctic Survey

Chief Officers’ Logbooks, Sea ice Reports, Ice charts

1946-1980

c

c

c

 

 

 

Christian Salvesen Archive, Univ. of Glasgow

Chief Officers’ Logbooks, Catch Books, Oil Books, H-19 Current Reports (USHO), Ice charts

1932-1959

c

c

 

 

 

 

National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton

Logbooks of research vessels

1925-1985

p

p

 

 

 

 

UK National Archives, Kew, London

310 Royal Navy Logbooks

19th-20thC

c

c

c

 

 

 

UK National Meteorological Archive, Exeter

Meteorological Logbooks, Form 911, Form 912

1850 – present

p

p

 

 

 

 

UK National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

Logbooks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Archive of Sea Mammal Research Unit, Univ. of St Andrews.

Catch Books (with and ice met data), reports, field notes, sea ice observations

1930s-1950s

p

p

 

 

 

 

Scott Polar Research Institute, Univ. of Cambridge

Logbooks

1820-1930

c

c

c

 

 

 

G.W. Blunt Library, USA

Logbooks

1870s-1880s

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (ICOADS)

Decks 187 & 761: Japanese whaling ship data (1946-1984)  Deck 188: Norwegian factory ship data 1932-39

1932-1984

 

 

 

 

 

c

Maury Collection (US & German)

Logbooks and abstracts

19thC

p

p

 

 

 

 

US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Washington

US Navy & Logbooks and Hydrographic Records

1840s-1970s

p

p

 

 

 

 

New Bedford Whaling Museum, USA

Whaling logbooks

1850s-1950s

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peabody Essex Museum, Salem Mass. USA

Logbooks

19th -20thC

 

 

 

 

 

 

San Francisco Maritime Heritage Center

Logbooks

19th -20thC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Antarctic Division

Unknown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clement Wragge Collection, Australia

Logbooks and abstracts

19thC

p

 

 

 

 

 

National Archives of Australia

Logbooks of research vessels

1940s-1960s

p

 

 

 

 

 

National Archives of New Zealand

Logbooks of New Zealand Navy

1950s-1960s

p

 

 

 

 

 

Museo Maritimo Nacional, Valparaíso Chile

Logbooks of Chilean Navy

1947-1970

p

p

p

p

 

 

Servicio Hidrográfico y Oceanográfico de la Armada de Chile, Valparaíso

Hydrographic records and cruise reports

1834-present

p

 

 

 

 

 

Salesian Museum, Punta Arenas, Chile

Meteorological records and photographs of Patagonian glaciers

c.1880s-1910

p

p

p

 

 

 

Chilean Antarctic Institute (INACH), Punta Arenas

Unknown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Antarctic Institute Argentina

Unknown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South African Weather Bureau

Unknown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vestfold Archive, Sandefjord, Norway

Whaling Logbooks

1930s-1960s

c

c

 

 

 

 

Whaling Museum, Sandefjord, Norway

Whaling logbooks and other material

1900-1950s

c

c

 

 

 

 

Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromsø

Unknown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maritime Museum, Mariehamn, Åland, Finland

Archive of Gustaf Erikson Fleet

1872-1947

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD)

Logbooks of German ‘P’ Line and others

19th-20thC

p

p