reference climatological station

Climatological station the data of which are intended for the purpose of determining climatic trends. This requires long periods (not less than thirty years) of homogeneous records, where man-made environmental changes have been and/or are expected to remain at a minimum. Ideally the records should be of sufficient length to enable the identification of secular changes of climate. (TR)

 

Source:

UNESCO/WMO International Glossary of Hydrology (2nd revised ed., 1992)

Posted on February 24, 2014 .