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History of the Meteorological Office

Author: J M Walker
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : 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: 1. Seeds are sown; 2. Statistics and storms; 3. Inquiry and criticism; 4. The fight over forecasts; 5. Squalls and settled spells; 6. The emergence of science; 7. A decade of change; 8. The Great War; 9. The inter-war period; 10. The clouds of war; 11. Aftermath of war to forecasting by numbers; 12. Global meteorology; 13. Winds of change.
Responsibility: J.M. Walker.

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