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Meteorology records and analysis of the observatory records for May 1864 in conjunction with those of births and deaths
Abbott, Francis and Hall, Edward Swarbreck (1864) Meteorology records and analysis of the observatory records for May 1864 in conjunction with those of births and deaths. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 48-51.
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Meteorological records recorded at the Observatory, Hobart Town. Includes the leafing, flowering, and fruiting, of a few standard plants, in the
Royal Society's Gardens, during May, 1864. In many respects the weather this month was a great improvement upon
that of April, and the reduction of infantile mortality thereby effected, was
considerable, on the other hand, some of the meteorological phenomena were
very inimical to invalids, and the deaths of adults consequently much more
numerous, so that the total mortality was still greatly above the May average
of the previous seven years.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 48-51|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania
|Date Deposited:||28 Aug 2012 03:00|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:42|
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