Department of Atmospheric Physics

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Short history of meteorological observatory.


The history of observatory can be divided into four main phases:

1st period 1939-1943

meteorological measurements were conducted in the building of funicular and hotel Encian

2nd period 1943-1960

meteorological station was moved into the new building of Astronomical observatory

3rd period 1961-1962

meteorological measurements were conducted by astronomical observers on Astronomical observatory.

4th period after 1962

since September 1962 meteorological observatory is under administration of firstly Laboratory of Meteorology and Climatology of Slovak Academy of Sciences  and lately Geophysical Institute SAS, currently (since July 2015) Geophysical Division of Earth Science Institute SAS.