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William Henry Dines

(1855—1927) meteorologist


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(b. London, 5 August 1855; d. Benson, England, 24 December 1927) British meteorologist who invented various instruments to measure atmospheric properties, notably the pressure-tube anemometer and a lightweight meteorograph. He carried out extensive research and analysis of conditions in the upper troposphere and stratosphere and made an important contribution to understanding the dynamical properties of cyclones and anticyclones.

From A Dictionary of Weather in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.


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