Advances in Atmospheric Sciences

, Volume 35, Issue 8, pp 899–904 | Cite as

Collating Historic Weather Observations for the East Asian Region: Challenges, Solutions, and Reanalyses

  • Fiona Williamson
  • Rob Allan
  • Guoyu Ren
  • Tsz-cheung Lee
  • Wing-hong Lui
  • Hisayuki Kubota
  • Jun Matsumoto
  • Jürg Luterbacher
  • Clive Wilkinson
  • Kevin Wood
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The authors acknowledge the ongoing support of CSSP China under the BEIS UK–China Research & Innovation Partnership Fund through the Met Office Climate Science for Service Partnership (CSSP) China as part of the Newton Fund. Prof. Rob ALLAN is also supported by funding from the EU Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) and acknowledges the University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia, and the Centre for Maritime Historical Studies, University of Exeter, UK, where he is an Adjunct and Honorary Professor, respectively. The authors also wish to thank Mr. Chi-ming SHUN, Director of the HKO, for his valuable comments on the manuscript.


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© British Crown (administered by Met Office); Fiona WILLIAMSON, Guoyu REN, Tsz-cheung LEE, Wing-hong LUI, Hisayuki KUBOTA, Jun MATSUMOTO, Jürg LUTERBACHER, Clive WILKINSON, and Kevin WOOD 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fiona Williamson
    • 1
  • Rob Allan
    • 2
  • Guoyu Ren
    • 3
    • 10
  • Tsz-cheung Lee
    • 4
  • Wing-hong Lui
    • 4
  • Hisayuki Kubota
    • 5
  • Jun Matsumoto
    • 6
  • Jürg Luterbacher
    • 7
  • Clive Wilkinson
    • 8
  • Kevin Wood
    • 9
  1. 1.Asia Research InstituteNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth, Climate Monitoring and Attribution GroupMet Office Hadley CentreExeterUK
  3. 3.National Climate CenterChina Meteorological AdministrationBeijingChina
  4. 4.Hong Kong ObservatoryHong KongChina
  5. 5.Department of Earth and Planetary SciencesHokkaido UniversityHokkaidoJapan
  6. 6.Tokyo Metropolitan UniversityTokyoJapan
  7. 7.Department of GeographyJustus Liebig University of GiessenGiessenGermany
  8. 8.Climatic Research UnitUniversity of East AngliaNorwichUK
  9. 9.Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and OceanUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  10. 10.China University of GeosciencesWuhanChina

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