Terrestrial Magnetism and Atmospheric Electricity Volume 22-23

Terrestrial Magnetism and Atmospheric Electricity Volume 22-23

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...Luke, B. Jones, and A. D. Power, who collected the samples of salt. The author also wishes to express his thanks to Doctors Day and Sosman of the Geophysical Laboratory, for the loan of an alundun-tube heating-element, to Doctor Dorsey, of the Bureau of Standards, for the loan of an analyzed specimen of carnotite, and to the Bureau of Mines for supplying an analyzed specimen of pitchblend. MAGNETIC OBSERVATIONS AT THE SAMOA OBSERVATORY DURING THE SOLAR ECUPSE OF AUGUST 21, 1914. G. Angenheister. The following table gives the 5-minute values of the magnetic elements during the solar eclipse of August 21, 1914, at the Samoa Observatory (Apia; latitude, 130 48' S: longitude, 1710 46' W). E. D. stands for' east magnetic declination; H, for horizontal intensity, and--Z, for negative vertical intensity. The values for nh are the means for the interval from ioh 57TM.5 to uh 02m.5, etc. SEA SURFACE-TEMPERATURE AND METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE ON THE CARNEGIE DURING HER SUB-ANTARCTIC CRUISE, DECEMBER 6. 1915, TO APRIL 1, 1916. By J. P. Ault. Table 1 contains the results of sea surface-temperature and meteorological observations made on board the Carnegie during her sub-Antarctic cruise,1 December 6, 1915-April 1, 1916, from Lyttelton (New Zealand) to South Georgia and Lyttelton. Reports that have thus far come from this region are few and incomplete, and as the part of the Great Southern Ocean traversed is the scene of such rapid and extreme changes in meteorological conditions, any additional information on the subject may be of interest. The Carnegie made a complete circum-navigation of the globe from west to east, mainly between the parallels of latitude 50 and 60 south, in one season, the summer of 1915-1916, during which Sir Ernest...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 123695243X
  • 9781236952431