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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History of science,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Meteorology,
  • Scientific equipment & techniques, laboratory equipment,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology,
  • History,
  • Science / History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7870985M
ISBN 100801871530
ISBN 109780801871535

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Get this from a library! A history of the thermometer and its use in meteorology. [W E Knowles Middleton]. This history of the thermometer includes controversy about its invention, the story of different scales, Fahrenheit and centigrade, and the history of the gradual scientific then popular understanding of the concept of temperature. Not until did people interested in thermometers begin to see clearly what they were measuring, and the impetus for improving . Buy A History of the Thermometer and Its Use in Meteorology by Professor W E Knowles Middleton online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Buy A History of the Thermometer and Its Use in Meteorology New Ed by Middleton, Prof W. E. Knowles (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

Books. Shopping Cart Order Status Log In. You are here. Home > A History of the Thermometer and Its Use in Meteorology > Reviews "This book traces in detail the invention and evolution of the thermometer Fully documented, well written, and handsomely designed and illustrated The book will be of interest to laymen and is a standard. A History of the Thermometer and Its Use in Meterorology [Middleton, W. E. Knowles] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A History of Author: W. E. Knowles Middleton. W. E. Knowles Middleton (–88) wrote 15 books and 75 to scientific papers related to the science of weather instruments and meteorological optics as well as their history. His major contribution was the book Meteorological Instruments, first published in From –46, he worked for the Meteorological Service of Canada, specializing in measurement and . Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy A History of the Thermometer and Its Use in Meteorology (Paperback) at

A thermometer is a device that measures temperature or a temperature gradient.A thermometer has two important elements: (1) a temperature sensor (e.g. the bulb of a mercury-in-glass thermometer or the pyrometric sensor in an infrared thermometer) in which some change occurs with a change in temperature; and (2) some means of converting this change into a numerical . Meteorology is the study of the atmosphere, atmospheric phenomena, and atmospheric effects on our atmosphere is the gaseous layer of the physical environment that surrounds a planet. Earth’s atmosphere is roughly to kilometers ( miles) thick. Gravity keeps the atmosphere from expanding much farther. Meteorology is a subdiscipline of the atmospheric . A History of the Thermometer and Its Use in Meteorology 作者: W. E. Knowles Middleton 出版社: The Johns Hopkins University Press 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: Meteorology isn't the study of "meteors," but it is the study of metéōros, Greek for "things in the air."These "things" include phenomena that are bound by the atmosphere: temperature, air pressure, water vapor, as well as how they all interact and change over time -- which we collectively call "weather."Not only does meteorology look at how the atmosphere behaves, it Author: Tiffany Means.