Articles | Volume 12, issue 11
Research article
18 Nov 2016
Research article |  | 18 Nov 2016

Jens Esmark's Christiania (Oslo) meteorological observations 1816–1838: the first long-term continuous temperature record from the Norwegian capital homogenized and analysed

Geir Hestmark and Øyvind Nordli

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The detailed and continuous meteorological observations of Jens Esmark from the capital of Norway in the period 1816 to 1838 are evaluated, homogenized and reanalysed with modern methods to characterize the weather in Oslo in this period.