Meteorology records and analysis of the observatory records for November 1866 in conjunction with those of births, deaths, &c
Abbott, Francis and Hall, Edward Swarbreck (1866) Meteorology records and analysis of the observatory records for November 1866 in conjunction with those of births, deaths, &c. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania . pp. 106-111.
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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 November, 1866.
Though the Meteorological phenomena this month, were in many
respects abnormal, the deaths were nevertheless below the average of the
previous nine years' Novembers. The air was pure and the rainfall large,
so that in the Zymotic class of diseases there was not a single death recorded.
On the other hand, atmospheric pressure underwent frequent and
extensive daily perturbations; temperature, also, was considerably below
the average, with wide daily ranges. The diseases, therefore, most influenced
by the latter phenomena, were more fatal proprotionately to the
whole mortality than usual.
|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.|
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
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