Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Band 7

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Phenological report contained in vols. 3-71, issued as a supplement to vols. 73-74, missing from vols. 56-58, 60-62.
 

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Seite 203 - In the course of the discussion which followed the reading of this Paper, Mr.
Seite 72 - Davy in his lonely meditations on the crags of Cornwall, or in his solitary laboratory, might discover the most sublime mysteries of nature, and trace out the most intricate combinations of her elements. But the meteorologist is impotent if alone; his observations are useless ; for they are made upon a point, while the speculations to be derived from them must be on space. It is of no avail that he changes his position, ignorant of what is passing behind him...
Seite 241 - Nottingham on the 24th; at Bolton twice, on the 25th and 29th; at Halifax on the 26th; at Somerleyton on the 29th ; and at Barnet on the 30th.
Seite 219 - Note on a comparison of maximum and minimum temperature and rainfall observed on Table Mountain and at the Royal Observatory, Cape Town, during January and February, 1881, by John G.
Seite 74 - That Mr. Thomas Wilford be requested to officiate as Secretary to this Society (pro tempore), and that he be authorised to send a printed summons to attend the next meeting to each person who shall become a subscriber.
Seite 65 - Pickering, FRS, who read before the Royal Society a paper entitled " Scheme of a Diary of the Weather, together with Drafts and Descriptions of Machines subservient thereunto.
Seite 193 - ... 3. That with the large Kew pattern, which is the one adopted by the Meteorological Office, the register gives about 120 per cent, of the truth, requiring a factor of about 2'5, instead of 3. Even 2'5 is probably a little too high, as friction would be introduced by the centrifugal force, beyond what occurs in the normal use of the instrument. 4. That the factor is probably higher for moderate than for high velocities ; but whether this is solely due to friction the experiments do not allow us...
Seite 72 - ... dancing of atoms ; he would calculate the currents of the atmosphere of the world, while he only knows the direction of a breeze. It is perhaps for this reason that the cause of meteorology has hitherto been so slightly supported ; no progress can be made by the enthusiasm of an individual ; no...
Seite 126 - Franklin's Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the years 1819-22.
Seite 153 - It was proposed by Mr. STOEES, seconded by Mr. EDMONDS, and resolved : — " That the thanks of the Society be given to the Standing Committees, and to the Auditors, and that the Committees be requested to continue their duties till the next Council Meeting.

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