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Reference numberEC/1891/18
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TitleTizard, Thomas Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationDistinguished as a Hydrographical Surveyor and Marine Meteorologist. Has been employed for 25 years in the Naval Surveying Service. In China, Mediterranean, and Red Sea, 1862-1872. Senior Assistant-Surveyor in the 'Challenger' Expedition , 1862-1872. Prepared the reports on the sea temperatures, and on the meteorological observations obtained under his own Superintendence during the voyage ('Challenger' Report, vol ii); Joint Author of Vol I. 'Challenger' Report, con tributing the hydrographical portion of the Narrative of the Voyage. Has since served for nine years in charge of surveys on the coasts of the United Kingdom; now employed in command of HMS 'Triton.' Has contributed a paper to the Royal Society on the exploration of the Faeroe Channel (Proc Roy Soc, vol xxxv, pp 202-226); and on the Meteorology of Japan, to the Meteorological Council (Official Publication, No 28).
ProposersFrom General Knowledge: Alex Crum Brown; R Strachey; W H Preece
From Personal Knowledge: W J L Wharton; G S Nares; J Y Buchanan; Robert H Scott; Ettrick W Creak; E J Stone; Erasmus Ommanney; R B Clifton; W N Hartley; [S J Perry]
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Tizard, Thomas Henry: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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