Reference numberPP/1/17
Previous numbersPP/33/19
TitlePaper, 'On the constituent of the atmosphere which absorbs radiant heat' by S A Hill
CreatorHill; S A (fl 1881-1882)
DescriptionHill aims 'to determine, if possible, what constituent of the atmosphere has the greatest absorptive power, by means of the actinometric observations so carefully made at Mussooree [Mussoorie] and Dehra [Dehrandun, India] by Messrs J B N Hennessey, F R S, and W H Cole, M A, in conjunction with the records of meteorological observations made at the same or neighbouring places in the same months of the year.'

Annotations in pencil and ink. Includes one graph of barometric pressure at Simla, Mussooree and Roorkee.

Subject: Meteorology

Received 14 December 1881. 22 December 1881. Communicated by [Richard] Strachey.

A version of this paper was published in volume 33 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the constituent of the atmosphere which absorbs radiant heat'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1881.0097
Related records in the cataloguePP/1/37
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6447Hennessey; John Baboneau Nickterlien (1829 - 1910)1829 - 1910
NA3799Strachey; Sir; Richard (1817 - 1908)1817 - 1908
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