Meterology records and notes on the mortality of the Hobart town registration district during the month of February, 1872.
Abbott, Francis and Hall, Edward Swarbreck (1872) Meterology records and notes on the mortality of the Hobart town registration district during the month of February, 1872. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania . xxxvi-xxxviii.
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Meteorological records recorded at the Observatory, Hobart Town.
Includes leafing, flowering, and fruiting of a few standard plants
in the Royal Society's Gardens during the month of
Warm days, cold nights, numerous and gentle sea breezes with plenty of
ozone, nearly an average of rain-fall, but mostly precipitated on two days,
five days apart, though with atmospheric pressure high and variable, and
temperature above the average, was conducive to the health of the community
above five years old, the deaths at all ages being considerably less
than the average of the previous 15 years.
|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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