COL Directory - station/member information form

The following form should be completed by all members of COL. The information will be added to the COL Directory, thereby giving up-to-date information on each COL observing station and member.

Members name ___________________________________ Station name ___________________________________
Address ___________________________________ County ___________________________________
___________________________________ Country ___________________________________
___________________________________ Automatic weather station [YES/NO]
___________________________________ Telephone ___________________________________
Postcode ___________________________________ Fax ___________________________________


Station position : Latitude________deg_________min N Longitude________deg________min

National Grid Reference (UK only) ______/________________ Station grading (if known) __________

Altitude of station _________________ metres above Mean Sea Level

Exposure of station _______________ (assign a code in the range 0-9; 9=very open site, 5= average exposure, 0=very sheltered)

Times of regular observations __________________________________________ (GMT, Clock Time, etc) [Ideally COL stations use a time close to 0900GMT, but within the range 0600-0900 is perfectly acceptable.]

HOURS COVERED BY DAILY OBSERVATION OF:

Maximum temperature __________________________ (eg 0900 - 0900 GMT, ideally)

Minimum temperature __________________________ (eg 0900 - 0900 GMT, ideally)

Rainfall __________________________ (eg 0900 - 0900 GMT, ideally)

INSTRUMENTS IN USE:

(Delete those not applicable, and indicate with an asterisk (*) any unofficial equipment)

Temperature Large screen Small screen No screen
Dry-bulb Wet-bulb Maximum Minimum
Six's max-min Grass min Concrete min
Soil therms 5cm, 10cm, 20cm
Earth therms 30cm, 50cm, 100cm
Thermograph Hygrograph Thermohygrograph Others (please list)
Rainfall Raingauge Automatic raingauge (please list type)
Sunshine Campbell/Stokes Jordan recorder Electronic (please list type)
Pressure Mercury barometer Aneroid barometer Barograph
Wind Wind vane Dial anemometer Recording anemometer
Other instruments (Please give details)


LENGTH OF RECORDS HELD FOR CURRENT SITE ONLY

Rainfall observations began ____________________

Temperature observations began ____________________

Sunshine observations began ____________________
SITE DETAILS
Give a brief account of the geography of the land around your station and for a few kilometres around, with particular note of land drainage, hollows, urban areas, etc. State also if the site is sheltered from any direction with particular reference to the raingauge.













Continue site details on a separate sheet if necessary)

Photographs of stations are always welcome - on paper or as electronic files

INTERESTS Please give brief details of your main interests in the field of meteorology



Current email address, if you have one ____________________

Signed _________________________ Date _______________

This form should be returned to John Goulding, 2 Bridge Court, Normanby, Middlesbrough TS6 0LJ.


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