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History of the Meteorological Office

Author: J M Walker
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a history of the UK's national meteorological service for meteorologists, atmospheric scientists, historians of science, amateur meteorologists.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J M Walker
ISBN: 9780521859851 0521859859
OCLC Number: 743214025
Description: xxvi, 468 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Seeds are sown --
Statistics and storms --
Inquiry and criticism --
The fight over forecasts --
Squalls and settled spells --
The emergence of science --
A decade of change --
The Great War --
The inter-war period --
The clouds of war --
Aftermath of war to forecasting numbers --
Global meteorology --
Winds of change.
Responsibility: J.M. Walker.

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'... magnificent and comprehensive ... will quickly become recognised as a classic.' The International Journal of Meteorology

 
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