Essay on the modification of clouds (1865) [luke howard] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. Ms list of the published works on meteorology by luke howard frs as far as i can ascertain them by eh [eliot howard]: 1 p at end skip to main content search the history of over 335 billion web pages on the internet.
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Essay on the modification of clouds london, john churchill and sons, 1865 the 'student of clouds' or 'father of meteorology' luke howard (1772-1864) was by profession an industrial chemist, but his great interest in meteorology led to his studies on clouds, and his devising of the system of latin cloud names which was adopted internationally and is still in use.
Cumulus clouds by luke howard the cloud classification now used is based on that originally proposed by pharmacist luke howard in december 1802, in his paper on the modification of clouds ('modification' meaning 'classification'. Page v - horizontal, or slightly inclined masses, attenuated towards a part or the whole of their circumference, bent downward or undulated, separate or in groups, consisting of small clouds having these characters.
Essay on the modification of clouds luke howard j churchill, 1865 - clouds - 37 pages 0 reviews preview this book » what people are saying - write a review we haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Essay on the modifications of clouds by luke howard starting at $1124 essay on the modifications of clouds has 3 available editions to buy at alibris limited-time offer | save $15.
Luke howard, frs (28 november 1772 – 21 march 1864) was a british manufacturing chemist and an amateur meteorologist with broad interests in science his lasting contribution to science is a nomenclature system for clouds , which he proposed in an 1802 presentation to the askesian society.