Report of the Annual Meeting, Volume 77 (Google eBook)

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J. Murray., 1908 - Science
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Contents

The Advisability of Appointing a Committee for the Photographic
37
List of Corresponding Societies 19071008
48
Experiments for improving the Construction of Practical Standards
73
Preparation of the Weston Cadmium Standard Cell
80
The Situations of Stations
84
Earthquakes and Changes in Latitude By Dr C G Knott
91
The Teaching of Elementary Mechanics Report of the Committee con
97
The Study of Hydroaromatic Substances Report of the Committee con
104
Wavelength Tables of the Spectra of the Elements and Compounds Report
116
Reports on the State of Science 29
208
Dynamic Isomerism Report of the Committee consisting of Professor H
270
Investigation of the Fauna and Flora of the Trias of the British Isles Fifth
298
pool By J Lomas A R C S F G S
304
The Faunal Succession in the Carboniferous Limestone of the Southwest
313
Composition and Origin of the Crystalline Rocks of Anglesey Second
317
Appendix Methods of Rock Analysis By John Owen Hughes B Sc
323
Erratic Blocks of the British Isles Report of the Committee consisting
329
The Fossil Flora of the Transvaal Report of the Committee consisting
345
Colour Physiology in Animals Report of the Committee consisting of Pro
349
The Age of Stone Circles Report of the Committee consisting of Mr C
368
Anthropological Photographs Report of the Committee consisting of
374
Megalithic Remains in the British Isles Interim Report of the Committee
391
Excavations on Roman Sites in Britain Interim Report of the Committee
400
The Structure of Fossil Plants Third Interim Report of the Committee
408
Botanical Photographs Report of the Committee consisting of Professor
417
Transactions of the Sections
427
Optical Pyrometry By Professor C FiBY
442
On the Systematic Position of Polypterus By E S Goodrich F R S
545
Plankton Fishing off the Isle of Man By Professor W A Hebdman
550
Section E GEOGRAPHY
556
The Preservation of Natural Monuments By Professor Con wbntz
571
The Hinterland of the Port of Manchester By J McFarlanb
575
Interim Report on the Oscillations of the Level of the Land in
578
The Rise and Tendencies of German Transatlantic Enterprise
594
Some Notes on the Small Holdings of Worcestershire By Professor
600
The Cooperative Organisation of Consumers By T Tweddell
606
t The Present Condition of Gas and Petrol Engines By Dugald Clerk
620
Notes on the Governing of Hydraulic Turbines By Robert S Ball
626
Address by D G Hogarth M A F S A President of the Section 620
638
An Account of some Souterrains in Ulster By Mrs Maey floBSOU
645
DeuionsUation of Skin Varieties of Cricetus frumentarius of Thuriugia
650
Recent Explorations in Asia Minor and North Syria By Professor
652
PHYSIOLOGY
658
Address by A D Waller M D LL D F R S President of the Section 058
666
Discussion on the Value of Perfusion Experiments
673
A Botanical Excursion in the Welwitschia Desert By Professor
685
On the Hairiness of certain Marsh Plants By Professor R H Yapi M A
691
Address by Sir PhilipMaqnvs B Sc M P President of the Section
694
its Principles and Results By Pro
707
The Scholarship System as affecting Preparatory Schools By
713
The Secondary School Curriculum in France with particular reference
719
Evening Discourses
728
Index
739
B A F G S 605
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