Climatology, meteorology, atmosphere
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The dataset contains information about Romanian meteorological and pluviometric stations and provides access to the main meteorological observations at the level of each monitoring station or at the level of different networks formed by certain stations. The main meteorological observations are grouped in the following products created, owned and maintained by the National Meteorological Administration of Romania: - M101 (SYNOP): Total precipitations, relative humidity, temperature, wind speed and direction as synoptic data from essential meteorological stations - M201 (CLIMAT): Total precipitations and the daily minimum, maximum and average temperature as climatic data from essential meteorological stations - M301 (AEROS): The temperature, dew-point temperature, wind direction and wind speed along a trajectory of an air balloon launched daily. - M401 (PRECIP): Gridded data with daily 24 hours accumulated precipitations - M402 (ZAPAD): Gridded data with snow depth - M403 (ECHIV): Gridded data with snow water equivalent - M501 (SOLAR): Gridded data with annual global solar radiation as an average from past 10 years - M502 (EOLIAN): Gridded data with the average wind speed over past 10 years - M650 (WRF): Gridded data with forecasted temperature, relative humidity, v-component of wind, u-component of wind and total precipitation using WRF numerical model - M900 (UMIDS): Gridded data with available water capacity for winter wheat and maize crops All meteorological stations within the dataset are the official Romanian meteorological stations and are registered in the World Meteorological Organization Integrated Global Observing System (WIGOS). The dataset was created within the 2019-2020 INSPIRE Project implemented by Essensys Software SRL (Romania) and Wetransform GmbH (Germany) in order to fulfill the legal obligations of the National Meteorological Administration of Romania according to INSPIRE Directive. The scope of the project to create an INSPIRE fully compliant dataset and services was achieved: - Conformance class 2 is ensured for the metadata of the dataset. - Conformance class 4 is ensured for the metadata of the network services. - Meteorological and pluviometric stations were encoded according to version 3.0 of the INSPIRE Data Specification on Environmental Monitoring Facilities – Technical Guidelines. - Meteorological observations were encoded according to version 3.0 of the INSPIRE Data Specification on Atmospheric Conditions and Meteorological Geographical Features – Technical Guidelines. - Linkage between the meteorological and pluviometric stations and the meteorological observations was encoded according to version 3.0 of the Guidelines for the use of Observations and Measurements and Sensor Web Enablement-related standards in INSPIRE.