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Meteorology in America, 1800-1870

by James Rodger Fleming

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy, Space & Time,
  • History of science,
  • Meteorology,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • USA,
  • History,
  • Science / History,
  • Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870573M
    ISBN 100801863597
    ISBN 109780801863592
    OCLC/WorldCa45435991

    Society, CHOICE Award, best book in the history of meteorology from the Atmospheric Science Librarians International; EXCEL Gold book award from the Society of National Association Publishers. Historical Perspectives on Climate Change. New York: Oxford University Press, ; Paperback edition, Meteorology in America, Meteorology in America, – Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, Fleming, James Rodger, ed. Historical Essays on Meteorology, – The Diamond Anniversary History Volume of the American Meteorological Society.

      Budyko was part of a long tradition of climatological and meteorological activity within Russia extending back to the 19th century. 9 James Fleming ( pp. –), provides a useful comparative assessment of developments in Russia's observational networks during the 19th century in his book Meteorology in America – More Cited by: 4. An Economic History of Weather Forecasting. Erik D. Craft, University of Richmond Introduction. The United States Congress established a national weather organization in when it instructed the Secretary of War to organize the collection of meteorological observations and forecasting of storms on the Great Lakes and Atlantic Seaboard.

      James R. Fleming, Meteorology in America, , (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, ), Letters from May 8 and July 4 RU Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit , Coffin, James Henry, , James Henry Coffin Papers.   He has written or edited more than a dozen books including Meteorology in America, (), Historical Perspectives on Climate Change (), and The Callendar Effect: the Life and Work of Guy Stewart Callendar ().


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Meteorology in America, 1800-1870 by James Rodger Fleming Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Title: Weatherwatchers. (Book Reviews: Meteorology in America, ) Book Authors: Fleming, James Rodger: Review Author: Sinclair, Bruce: Publication. American historians, especially those with little previous understanding of American science, need to read this book." — Gregory A.

Good - Journal of American History "Fleming's important contribution to our understanding of science during its formative period in America is to show the extent to which meteorology was shaped by cultural values.".

Fleming's first major publication was the book Meteorology in America, He describes the work as "a case study of complex change, cooperative institution building, and scientific controversies in early-national, Jacksonian, and Civil War America." In the book he details both the early stages of the science of meteorology, as well.

Meteorology in America, (Johns Hopkins, ) Historical Perspectives on Climate Change (Oxford, ) The Callendar Effect (AMS, ) Fixing the Sky (Columbia, ) Inventing Atmospheric Science (MIT, ) Publications. The Climate Engineers () Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Climate Engineering ().

His books include Meteorology in America, – (Johns Hopkins, ), Historical Perspectives on Climate Change (Oxford, ), and Intimate Universality: Local and Global Themes in the History of Weather and Climate (Science History Publications/USA, ).

Biography Life. Coffin was born on September 6,in Williamsburg, was descended from Tristram Coffin, the first owner of Nantucket was an orphan, and was raised by his uncle, the Reverend Moses Hallock. He attended Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts, from where he graduated in He had a son, Seldon J.

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Quoted in J. Fleming, Meteorology in America: (), vii. Science quotes on. One of his first was Meteorology in America, – (Johns Hopkins University Press, ), which documented the rise of weather science; during the 19th century, the field grew from individuals making backyard observations to weather-forecasting networks spanning : Neal Dorst.His books include Meteorology in America, – (Johns Hopkins, ), Historical Perspectives on Climate Change (Oxford, ), and Intimate Universality: Local and Global Themes in the History of Weather and Climate (Science History Publications/USA, ).Brand: American Meteorological Society.

Book offers a comprehensive look at Americans' obsession with weather. James R. Fleming sets the standard for the history of meteorology and climatology in Meteorology in America, –