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Forbes, James David 1809-1868

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Works: 485 works in 724 publications in 4 languages and 2,491 library holdings
Genres: Observations  Biography  History  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: Q111, 551.3
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Travels through the Alps of Savoy and other parts of the Pennine chain with observations on the phenomena of glaciers by James David Forbes ( Book )
27 editions published between 1843 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norway and its glaciers, visited in 1851; followed by journals of excursions in the high Alps of Dauphiné, Berne and Savoy by James David Forbes ( Book )
15 editions published between 1853 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Description of glaciers in Norway as seen by author during 1851 visit. Also discusses excursions in high alps of Dauphine, Berne, and Savoy
Occasional papers on the theory of glaciers : now first collected and chronologically arranged, with a prefatory note on the recent progress and present aspect of the theory by James David Forbes ( Book )
15 editions published in 1859 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physical notices of the Bay of Naples by James David Forbes ( Book )
8 editions published between 1828 and 1830 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James David Forbes, pioneer Scottish glaciologist by Frank F Cunningham ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Travels through the Alps by James David Forbes ( Book )
8 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tour of Mont Blanc and of Monte Rose : being a personal narrative, abridged from the author's "Travels in the Alps of Savoy, "-- by James David Forbes ( Book )
10 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dissertation sixth Exhibiting a general view of the progress of mathematical and physical science, principally from 1775 to 1850 by James David Forbes ( )
9 editions published between 1842 and 1858 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norwegen und seine Gletscher : nebst Reisen in den Hochalpen der Dauphiné, von Bern und Savoyen by James David Forbes ( Book )
13 editions published between 1855 and 1858 in 3 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Observations on solar radiation, made at Fort Franklin in the years 1825, 1826 and 1827 by John Richardson ( Book )
7 editions published between 1841 and 1982 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abriss einer Geschichte der neueren Fortschritte und des gegenwärtigen Zustandes der Meteorologie ... übersetzt und ergänzt von W. Mahlmann by James David Forbes ( Book )
6 editions published in 1836 in German and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reisen in den Savoyer Alpen und in anderen Theilen der Penninen-Kette : nebst Beobachtungen über die Gletscher by James David Forbes ( Book )
7 editions published in 1845 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mémoire sur les oiseaux des environs de Genève by L. A Necker ( Book )
3 editions published in 1864 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the horary oscillations of the barometer near Edinburgh, deduced from 4410 observations with an inquiry into the law of geographical distribution of the phenomenon by James David Forbes ( Book )
4 editions published between 1831 and 1834 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memoir on barometric instruments acting by compression considered particularly in their application to the measurement of heights : including some new trigonometrical determinations by James David Forbes ( Book )
3 editions published between 1830 and 1831 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notice respecting a vitrified fort at Carradale in Argyleshire [sic] by James David Forbes ( Book )
1 edition published in 1832 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Description of a new anemometer by James David Forbes ( Book )
1 edition published in 1830 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Observations respecting Professor Leslie's formula for the decrease of heat in the atmosphere and his opinions respecting the polar temperature by James David Forbes ( Book )
1 edition published in 1831 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the defects of the sympiesometer, as applied to the measurements of heights by James David Forbes ( Book )
1 edition published in 1829 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Forbes, J. D. 1809-1868
Forbes, James.
Forbes, James 1809-1868
Forbes, James D.
Forbes, James D. 1809-1868
Forbes, James David, 1809-1868
Languages
English (161)
German (23)
French (5)
Germanic (1)
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