1. To study the history of the meteorological observations performed in Padova in the context of the scientific knowledge of the past three centuries.
2. To copy from the original registers, determine all the errors, correct, validate, seek for the lost data and analyse the long meteorological series of Padova (1725-today) which is still unexploited.
3. To analyse the accuracy of the instrumental measurements and evaluate the typical systematic errors.
4. To evidence the apparent climate changes due to changes in measuring methodologies originated by the adoption of new conventions / standards / international recommendations.