Meteorology records and notes on the meteorology and mortality of the month of March, 1871
Abbott, Francis and Hall, Edward Swarbreck (1871) Meteorology records and notes on the meteorology and mortality of the month of March, 1871. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania . i-iii.
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Meteorological records recorded at the Observatory, Hobart Town. Also includes leafing, flowering, and fruiting times of a few standard plants in the Royal Societies gardens for the month of March, 1871.
High atmospheric pressure, great daily variations of temperature, cloudy
weather with deficiency of sunshine, small rain-fall, and paucity of ozone,
have characterised the present month, and told heavily on old and feeble
people, more than two-fifths of the mortality having fallen on persons at and
above sixty years old.
|Additional Information:||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.|
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