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Issue: 012, 04/03/28 p. 190
Heading: Dreadful Storm in India
Category: Meteorology   Storms   Folklore   
Topic: [Hurricane in India attributed locally to the lapse of religious ritual. Account taken from an Indian paper.]
Source: Timira Nasak   

Issue: 017, 21/03/28 p. 271
Heading: Weekly Meteorological Journal
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: [Meteorological Journal for the week of Wednesday 12th of March, 1828]
Table
Issue: 018, 25/03/28 p. 286
Heading: Earthquake
Category: Meteorology   Earthquakes   
Topic: [Earthquake in the Netherlands, February, 1828]

Issue: 019, 28/03/28 p. 300
Heading: Weekly Meteorological Journal
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: [Weather and positions of stars in the week of March 28, 1828]
Table
Issue: 021, 04/04/28 p. 332
Heading: Varieties -- Selected from Recent Letters of Continental Correspondents, Para 3
Category: Meteorology   Earthquakes   
Topic: A New Star. [Satirical paragraph reviewing a book it suggests is overpraised, "La Bataille de Navarin, ou le Renegat". The review contains a reference to an earthquake in the Netherlands in 1828]
Person: MOKE, M.   

Issue: 025, 18/04/28 p. 393-394
Heading: Late Eruption of Vesuvius
Category: Geology   Meteorology   Volcanoes   
Topic: [Eruption of Vesuvius, described in a letter from Naples, March 1828]
Letter, 25/3/28
Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   Storms   
Topic: Method of dissipating Storms. [Use of gunpowder to diminish hail or rainstorms]
Person: CHEVIERS, Marquis de   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: North-east Winds

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 6
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: Heat of the Night in London. [Greater warmth of the city, than the surrounding countryside]
Person: HOWARD, Luke   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Meteorology, Para 5
Category: Meteorology   Storms   
Topic: Whirlwinds
Source: A Leeds paper   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   Storms   
Topic: Fall of leaves from the clouds. (Whirlwinds which take leaves with them and deposit them elsewhere)
Person: CLAYTON, Mr.   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Science. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   Storms   
Topic: Local Storm. [Storm on the Greenland Sea, restricted to a particular area]
Person: SCORESBY   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 569, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 6
Category: Meteorology   Storms   
Topic: Prevention of Thunder and Hailstorms. [Hart`s theory that by fixing a series of silk balloons full of carbonated hydrogen gas to the earth, the electricity would be drawn down in streams, avoiding a large collection of it in the atmosphere and preventing thunder, hail, rain and dew, and dispersing clouds]
Person: HART, Mr. (of Nottingham)   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 588, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: Scientific Encroachments. [Classificatory divisions. Rain described as a "mineral"]
Person: MOHS   BRAYLEY, Mr., Jnr.   MACLEAY   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 603, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: Deterioration of the Climate of Britain. [Weather in Britain seems both colder and wetter than it was, say, in the twelfth century, evinced by the old vineyards of the Vale of Gloucester]
Person: MALMESBURY, William of   
Source: De Pontificibus   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   Health   Climate   
Topic: Utility of Storms. [Abatement of epidemic diseases after storms]
Person: HUXHAM, Dr.   CAESAR, Augustus   SENECA   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 652, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   Climate   Health   
Topic: Advantages of a Cold Climate. [Theory, put forward in a local history of Moray, that the inhabitants of a cold region conserve heat in their bodies through contraction of the pores]
Person: SHAW   
Source: Shaw: History of Moray, p.118   

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 670, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: Red and Brown Snow. [Arctic snow may be coloured by "an earthy substance" brought down from the mountains in streams of thawing ice, by the mute of birds, by fungus or by rain water from rocks containing iron]
Person: MARTENS   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 701, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   Physics   Light   
Topic: Sunset on the Alps. [Description of effects of light and mist]
Source: Saussure: Voyages dans les Alpes   

Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 731, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: Effect of Mountains on the Atmosphere. [Mountains precipitate the moisture contained in the air]

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 766, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature, Para 5
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: Evaporation on Mountains
Person: VAN MARUM, M.   

Issue: 049, 01/10/28 p. 781, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: Temperature in Owhyhee
Person: MENZIES, Mr. A.   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Limneology), Para 5
Category: Geology   Meteorology   Wind   Lakes   
Topic: Remarkable Agitations of Derwentwater. [Movements of the water in a lake, without wind, caused by the escape of gas from vegetable matter at the bottom]
Source: Parkinson: Organic Remains (vol. i. p.211)   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 892, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 8
Category: Meteorology   Climate   Health   Ecology   
Topic: Sea Air. [Animals thrive in it and vegetables decline; in an atmosphere well suited to vegetables, animals do not thrive]

Issue: 057, 26/11/28 p. 909, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Mythological, Para 12
Category: Meteorology   Folklore   
Topic: Thunder Deity of the Celts
Source: Welsh: Archaeology   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 924, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 10
Category: Meteorology   Ecology   Literature   
Topic: Supposed Changes of Climate. [Since the vine cannot be cultivated at a temperature above seventy degrees fahrenheit, it may be inferred from ancient references to vines, that the climate of Palestine has not changed]

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 939, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Ludicrous, Para 18
Category: Folklore   Religion   Meteorology   Earthquakes   
Topic: Cause of Earthquakes in Thibet. [Tibetan religious writing claims that the world, when created, was placed on a large golden frog. Earthquakes occur when the frog scratches its head]
Source: Bell of Antermony`s Travels   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 47, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Nepheology), Para 6
Category: Meteorology   Clouds   
Topic: Arched Clouds. [A form of wane cloud, called "Windreels" in Kent. An example, perhaps of the same (continuous) cloud, noted at Blackheath and Plymouth in May, 1828]
Person: HARVEY   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 082, 20/05/29 p. 318, Section: Varieties
Heading: Meteorological Observations and Predictions, Para 3
Category: Meteorology   Inventions   Engineering   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   
Topic: [Morin, having learned all the languages of Europe, now asks for help in his researches from learned Europeans. He describes the hygrometer of Daniell and various barometers. He gives a theoretical and practical account of short-term and long-term weather forecasting]
Person: MORIN, M.   GREURY, M. Carilian   DANIELL   
Source: Morin: Memoir on the Progress of the Correspondence for the Advancement of Meteorology   
Institution: Observatory of Paris   

Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 603, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Earthquake, Para 9
Category: Meteorology   Earthquakes   
Topic: [Report of an earthquake in the Haut Rhin district of France, August 1829]
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
, 07/09/1829
Issue: 112, 16/12/29 p. 795, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Average Quantity of Rain in England, Para 2
Category: Meteorology   Geography   British Isles   
Topic: [Abstract of] Natural History of the Weather. [Statistics on average rainfall in Britain]
Person: DANIELL   LESLIE   
Source: Companion to the British Almanac for 1830   
Paper
Issue: 113, 23/12/29 p. 808, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: A Musical Barometer, Para 1
Category: Meteorology   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   
Topic: [The barometer in Saint James`s Church predicts the weather "by the variation of its tone and touch"]
Person: PEARSON, Mr.   
Source: Sydney Gazette   

Issue: 115, 09/01/30 p. 14, Section: Science
Heading: Freezing of Rivers, Para 2
Category: Meteorology   Physics   Heat   
Topic: [Various causes of the freezing of rivers. Role of the atmosphere. Analysis of statistical information on the freezing of the Seine]
Source: Annuaire of the Board of Longitude, Paris, 1828   
Institution: Board of Longitude   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 31
Heading: Severity of the Season
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: [14 degrees below zero Reamur at Perigueux on the 1st of Jan]

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 45, Section: Science
Heading: Salt versus Snow, Para 3
Category: Meteorology   Chemistry   Public Health   Safety   
Topic: [Short discussion on the use of spreading salt on snow in bad weather]

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 46
Heading: Parisian Winters
Category: Meteorology   Public Administration   
Topic: [Statistics on the public cost of harsh weather]

Issue: 118, 30/01/30 p. 63, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Severity of the Weather in the South of France, Para 6
Category: Meteorology   Climatology   
Topic: [Comparative statistics on temperatures in Paris and Toulouse during a cold spell]

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 95, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Intense Cold, Para 2
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: [The Argyll Rooms had been on fire for two hours "on Saturday morning", but the weather was so cold that icicles still hung on a lamp-iron over the door]

Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 111
Heading: Icebergs
Category: Geography   Polar Regions   Geology   Meteorology   
Topic: [Certain icebergs in the southern hemisphere may have been separated from the Antarctic land mass by an earthquake]
Person: BREWSTER, Dr.   
Institution: Royal Society   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 139
Heading: Formation of Ice at the Bottom of Streams and Currents
Category: Meteorology   Chemistry   
Topic: [Ice is not formed at the bottom of stagnant water, but may be formed beneath fast-running water. Duhamel has suggested an explanation after conducting experiments in the Seine]
Person: DUHAMEL, M.   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 143
Heading: Francis Moore, Physician, out-done
Category: Meteorology   Almanacs   Inventions   Manufactures   
Topic: [In a list of new works from Paris, the Athenaeum has noticed the title "Memoranda relative to a Correspondence on the subject of Meteorology". The aim of these is "predicting the weather on a given spot of the globe at a period considerably in advance". The Athenaeum finds this as ludicrous as astrology]

Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 270
Heading: Longevity
Category: Medicine   Health   Climate   Meteorology   Earthquakes   
Topic: [One item with an individual title, followed by an untitled item: 1. A one hundred and twenty one year old man has recently died in Switzerland. 2. Recently there was an earthquake in Switzerland during fine weather. It did not register on the barometer]

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 350
Heading: Aurora Borealis, Para 15
Category: Physics   Magnetism   Electromagnetism   Meteorology   Climatology   
Topic: [A description of the aurora borealis seen at St. Petersburg on the 5th May, 1830]

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Category: Geology   Meteorology   Earthquakes   
Topic: [Earthquake at Kichereff]
, 06/05/1830
Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 410
Heading: Northern Asia. [Further extracts from the Correspondence of Dr. Erman]. English Missionaries
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Siberia   Philology   Mongolian Languages   Education   Zoology   Beavers   Meteorology   Climate   Mining   Gold Mining   
Topic: English Missionaries. Rein-Deer Riding. Severity of Climate. Gold Mines of Beresow
Person: ERMAN, Dr.   GUILLS, Robert   STANYBRASS, Messrs.   KOWALEWSKY   POPOW   
Source: Correspondence of Dr. Erman   

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 525
Heading: Periodical Press at Algiers
Category: Geography   North Africa   Periodicals   Communication   Telegraphy   Meteorology   
Topic: [Excerpted paragraphs from the new French-inspired Algiers periodical]
Source: Estafette d`Alger   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 542
Heading: Heat in Spain, Para 2
Category: Meteorology   Earthquakes   
Topic: [It is unusually hot in Spain and the violent wind has made the inhabitants of Madrid dread an earthquake]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 559
Heading: Public Thermometer, Para 8
Category: Engineering   Inventions   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Meteorology   
Topic: [Huge thermometer to go on the outside of the Warsaw bank]
Person: GIRARD   

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 574
Heading: The Winds, Para 2
Category: Meteorology   Navigation   
Topic: [The Professor of Natural History at Autun says that though the wind blows in different directions in each hemisphere, it follows the same general law of nature in both hemispheres]
Person: PREVIRAUD, Prof.   
Institution: University of Autun   

Issue: 155, 16/10/30 p. 649
Heading: The Moon`s Rays
Category: Astronomy   The Moon   Physics   Light   Heat   Chemistry   Meteorology   
Topic: [Moonlight and sunlight compared]
Signed: P. C.; Ed`s Mark: Philip Cunningham

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