The History of Meteorology: to 1800

  • H. Howard Frisinger

Part of the Meteorological Monographs book series (METEOR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. The Period of Speculation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages xi-xi
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  3. The Dawn of Scientific Meteorology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
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  4. Back Matter
    Pages 145-148

About this book


The objectives of the American Meteorological Society are "the development and dissemination of knowledge of meteorology in all its phases and applications, and the advancement of its professional ideals." The organization of the Society took place in affiliation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science at Saint Louis, Missouri, December 29, 1919, and its incorporation, at Washington, D. C., January 21, 1920. The work of the Society is carried on by the Bulletin, the Journal, and Meteorological Monographs, by papers and discussions at meetings of the Society, through the offices of the Secretary and the Executive Secretary, and by correspondence. All of the Americas are represented in the membership of the Society as well as many foreign countries.


Historical meteorology Historical instrumentation Aristotle's meteorologica meterological observations historical climatology

Authors and affiliations

  • H. Howard Frisinger
    • 1
  1. 1.Colorado State UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information American Meteorological Society 1983
  • Publisher Name American Meteorological Society, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Online ISBN 978-1-940033-91-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-9401
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