Marine Hydrometeorological Station

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Marine Hydrometeorological Station

 

an institution of the Hydrometeorological Service of the USSR which, in addition to meteorological observations, conducts observations of the level, temperature, salinity, and condition of the sea (turbulence, ice cover, and the like). In addition to conducting shore-based observations, the large marine hydrometeorological stations study hydrometeorological conditions in the offshore zone (100–200 km) using specially equipped vessels.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Full browser ?