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Record #177171:

Antarctic meteorology and climatology: an unfolding story of discovery / Malcolm Walker.

Title: Antarctic meteorology and climatology: an unfolding story of discovery / Malcolm Walker.
Author(s): Walker, Malcolm.
Date: 2005.
Abstract: History of meteorology in Southern Ocean and Antarctica, including early voyages of discovery, dawn of scientific exploration, start of systematisation of observations of weather and sea conditions from 1840s, followed by scientific neglect prior to 1890s. Describes meteorological observations and advances in the Heroic Age; advances in understanding vertical structure of atmosphere in inter-war period; and achievements of 1949-52 Norwegian-British-Swedish Expedition to Dronning Maud Land.
Notes:

Offprint: Archives of Natural History. Vol. 32(2) :316-333.

In special issue A century of Discovery : Antarctic exploration and the Southern Ocean.

Keywords: 551.5 -- Meteorology.
551.5(091) -- History of meteorology.
93"15/19" -- Sixteenth to twentieth centuries A.D.
93"18" -- Nineteenth century.
93"19" -- Twentieth century.
.000(410) -- British author.
D -- Atmospheric sciences.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
(*80) -- Southern Ocean.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*7) : 5(091)
SPRI record no.: 177171

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