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Abbott, Francis (Jnr) and Abbott, Francis and Shoobridge, William Ebenezer (1877) Meteorology for July,1877. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

Abstract of meteorological observations, Tasmania, for the year 1877.
Results of observations taken at New Norfolk, Hobart Town.
Includes times of leafing, flowering and fruiting of a few standard plants in the Royal Society’s Gardens during the month of July, 1877.
The Meteorology form brought into use at the beginning of 1876 differs in some respects from the former one. It has been adapted with the view of assimilating the Hobart Town records more closely with those of stations in Europe, America, etc, in order to co-operate in a system of International Meteorology.
Note.-On 16th the observatory was removed to Busby
Park, and the observations on four days, except the rainfall,
were not registered, consequently the above means are from
27 days only. As it is in the same valley the removal is not
expected to influence the results in any material degree.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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.

Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2013 00:51
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:07
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