Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Volumes 24-25 (Google eBook)

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Royal Meteorological Society., 1898 - Meteorology
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Phenological report contained in vols. 3-71, issued as a supplement to vols. 73-74, missing from vols. 56-58, 60-62.
  

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Page 125 - ... collection and transmission of marine intelligence for the benefit of commerce and navigation, the reporting of temperature and rainfall conditions for the cotton...
Page 50 - I have had the honour to lay before The Queen the loyal and dutiful Address of the President, Council and Fellows of the...
Page 124 - War be, and he hereby is, authorized and required to provide for taking meteorological observations at the military stations in the interior of the continent, and at other points in the States and Territories of the United States, and for giving notice on the northern lakes and on the sea-coast, by magnetic telegraph and marine signals, of the approach and force of storms.
Page 225 - Assistant Physician to the Hospital for Consumption and Diseases of the Chest, Brompton ; Lecturer on Materia Medica at the Charing Cross School of Medicine and Assistant Physician to the Hospital Sm.
Page 125 - The Chief of the Weather Bureau, under the direction of the Secretary of Agriculture, on and after July first, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, shall have charge of the forecasting of weather, the issue of storm warnings, the display of weather and flood signals for the benefit of agriculture, commerce, and navigation, the gauging and reporting of rivers...
Page 162 - Chair during the past year, and for his Address, and that he be requested to allow it to be printed in the Quarterly Journal of the Society.
Page 267 - ... per cent and the motion of the upper clouds from the north.west, point to the fact that the south pole is covered by what may be regarded practically as a great permanent anticyclone, more extensive in the winter months than in the summer. Nothing more appalling than these frightful winds, accompanied by tons of drift-snow from the mountains above, can be imagined.
Page 266 - The mean pressure seems to be less than 29 ins., which is much lower than in similar latitudes, in the northern hemisphere. Some meteorologists hold that this vast cyclonic system and low-pressure area continues south as far as the pole, the more southerly parts being traversed by secondary cyclones. There are, however...
Page 45 - ... respectively to the diurnal and semidiurnal terms of the thermal influence are investigated, it will probably be found that the period of free oscillation of the former agrees much less nearly with 24 hours than does that of the latter with 12 hours; and that therefore, with comparatively small magnitudes of the tidegenerating force, the resulting tide is greater in the semidiurnal term than in the diurnal.
Page 177 - Majesty to inquire into the subject of weights and measures, that a cubic inch of distilled water weighed in air by brass weights at the temperature of 62 degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer, the barometer being at 30 inches, is equal to 252 grains, and 456 thousandth parts of a grain...

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