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Father Benito Viñes : the 19th-century life and contributions of a Cuban hurricane observer and scientist

Author: Luis Enrique Ramos Guadalupe; Oswaldo Garcia
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : American Meteorological Society [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Before Doppler radar and broadcast weather reports, Spanish-born Benito Vines (1837-1893) spent decades observing the skies at Belen Observatory in colonial Cuba, routinely issuing weather reports  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Benito Viñes; Benito Viñes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Enrique Ramos Guadalupe; Oswaldo Garcia
ISBN: 9781935704621 1935704621
OCLC Number: 885205238
Language Note: In English, translated from Spanish.
Notes: "The Spanish edition of this book was published in Cuba in 1993..."--Page xi.
Description: xviii, 171 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: First years in Cuba --
Childhood, youth, and vocation --
A look at his work and the evolution of his scientific thought --
His life and times in Cuba.
Responsibility: Luis E. Ramos Guadalupe ; translated by Oswaldo García.

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"Any discussion of the science of meteorology and the study of hurricanes in Cuba begins with accomplishments of the priest Benito Vines, and it is to this subject that Guadalupe's biography of Vines Read more...

 
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