Reference numberEC/1933/05
TitleDoodson, Arthur Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationDistinguished for his work on tidal theory and on the interpretation of tidal observations, published partly in conjunction with J Proudman, and partly independently, in the Philosophical Transactions, the Royal Society's Proceedings, and elsewhere. Has personally greatly improved the resolution of the astronomical disturbing forces into their more important harmonic constituents. Has carried out the reduction of tidal observations of Antarctic expeditions. Made important contributions to Ballistics during the war, embodying great improvements in calculation, which have since been incorporated in the official Textbook of Anti-aircraft gunnery. Has done valuable work in Statistics, and in the computation of mathematical tables.
ProposersH Lamb; J Proudman; G I Taylor; Harold Jeffreys; Joseph Larmor; F W Dyson; G C Simpson; Herbert W Richmond; A V Hill; E A Milne; G P Lenox-Conyngham
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Doodson, Arthur Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1165Doodson; Arthur Thomas (1890 - 1968)1890 - 1968
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