Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Volumen5
Royal Meteorological Society., 1879
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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Página 199 - Washington, the change of wind to the east quarter usually begins at the surface stations eleven hours sooner than it does on the summit of that mountain; and the change back from the east to the west quarter usually begins at the base of the mountain five hours sooner than on the summit Abnormal storm paths.
Página 150 - It was proposed by Dr. MARCET, seconded by Mr. PEARSE, and resolved: — " That the thanks of the Society be given to the Standing Committees and to the Auditors, and that the Committees be requested to continue their duties till the next Council Meeting.
Página 237 - Lond. 1879. On the Relation between the Height of the Barometer, the Duration of Sunshine, and the Amount of Cloud as observed at the Kew Observatory.
Página 125 - In 1860 he was elected to the newly-founded Linacre Professorship of Anatomy and Physiology, which he held to the time of his death. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1862, and a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford, in 1872.
Página 199 - Contributions to Meteorology : being results derived from an examination of the observations of the United States Signal Service, and from other sources.
Página 112 - Thus does the Hygrometer mark with infallible precision the comparative degrees of moisture and dryness in the atmosphere, and by exhibiting them in degrees of the thermometer, refer them to a known standard of comparison, and speak in a language which every body understands.
Página 130 - Sundial continues in action, and the improved form of the instrument, giving a separate record for every day of the duration of sunshine, has been regularly worked throughout the year and its curves tabulated.
Página 202 - Geometrical Drawing. Abridged from the octavo edition, for the use of schools. Illustrated with 48 steel plates. Ninth Edition.
Página 150 - It was proposed by PROF. JK LAUGHTON, seconded by MR. WM BEAUFORT, and resolved : — " That the thanks of the Society be given to the Officers and other Members of the Council for their services during the past year.