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CP | Articles | Volume 15, issue 2
Clim. Past, 15, 477–492, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-477-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Clim. Past, 15, 477–492, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-477-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 20 Mar 2019

Research article | 20 Mar 2019

Extracting weather information from a plantation document

Gregory Burris et al.

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Historical documents are full of untapped data on past climate conditions. Our paper sets out a method for extracting this information into a database that is easily utilized by climate scientists. We apply this method to a document from Shirley Plantation covering the years 1816–1842. We then provide two case studies to demonstrate the validity and utility of the new method and database.
Historical documents are full of untapped data on past climate conditions. Our paper sets out a...
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