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Report of the International Meteorological Congress held at Chicago, Ill., August 21-24, 1893, under the auspices of the Congress auxiliary of the World's Columbian Exposition

Author: Oliver L Fassig; United States. Weather Bureau.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Weather Bureau, 1894-1896.
Series: Bulletin (United States. Weather Bureau : 1892), no. 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On weather services and methods, rivers and floods, and marine meteorology; with some data.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver L Fassig; United States. Weather Bureau.
OCLC Number: 27746806
Notes: "Published by authority of the Secretary of Agriculture."
Issued in 3 pts., paged continuously.
Description: 3 volumes in 1 (772 pages, xliii plates) : illustrations (some folded, some color, including charts, maps, tables) ; 23 cm.
Contents: (cont) The Nile. W. Willcocks.--The best means of finding rules for predicting floods in water courses. M. Babinet.--The forecasting of ocean storms and the best method of making such forecasts available to commerce. W. Allingham.--The creation of meteorological observatories on islands connected by cable with a continent. Albert, prince of Monaco.--The marine nephoscope and its usefulness to the navigator. C. Abbe.--The barometer at sea. T.S. O'Leary.--The secular change in the direction of the magnetic needle; its cause and period. G.W. Littlehales.--Relations between the barometric pressure and the direction and strength of ocean currents. W.H. Beehler.--The periodic and non-periodic fluctuations in the latitude of storm tracks. M.A. Veeder.--North Atlantic currents and surface temperatures. A. Hautreux.--Storms in the south Atlantic. A.P. Pinheiro.--pt. II. The connection of the Army medical department with the development of meteorology in the United States. C. Smart.--The meteorological work of the Smithsonian institution. S.P. Langley.
Series Title: Bulletin (United States. Weather Bureau : 1892), no. 11.
Other Titles: Papers read before the Chicago meteorological congress, August 21-24, 1893
Chicago meteorological congress
Responsibility: edited by Oliver L. Fassig, secretary.

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On weather services and methods, rivers and floods, and marine meteorology; with some data.

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