Logbooks may yield climate bounty

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Fri, Oct 9th, 2009 07:18 by capnasty NEWS

Scientists hope weather data from 18th Century ships' logbooks will throw new light on how the climate has changed in the past 200 years. A new UK project is digitising nearly 300 Royal Navy captains' logs from voyages dating back to the 1760s and will be available on the National Archives website next year.

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