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Greenwich meteorological reductions, 1848 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/698

Scope and Contents

Reductions of the Greenwich meteorological observations, 1848-1868. The volume includes Airy's request for a £100 grant to reduce the meteorological observations; notes on reducing the observations; interim reports on the state of temperature reductions, 1848-1868, and barometer reductions, 1854-1873; government cereal and harvest statistics; correlation of harvest statistics and meteorological observations; and two copies of draft interpretations of the reductions of the temperature observations, with two sets of graphs and plates relevant to the above reductions. The papers include correspondence with G.H. Richards, J. Glaisher and W.S. Jevons.

Dates

  • 1848 - 1879

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

I2/72

Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:55:13+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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