Reference numberRR/5/116
TitleReferee's report by John Frederick William Herschel, on a paper 'On the synchronous distribution of temperature over the earth's surface' by Henry Hennessy
Date12 June 1865
DescriptionNot recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Finds the paper 'bewildering'. Considers the author to have done all they can under the circumstances. The number of stations used is too few. A summary version may be suitable for the Notices of the Royal Society. The synthermal curves are novel and should be brought to the notice of meteorologists. Is happy for the report to be forwarded to the author, but cannot commit to further correspondence.

Subject: Meteorology, Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 1864]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1863.0068 Vol.13 1864
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/115
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
NA5993Hennessy; Henry (1826 - 1901)1826 - 1901
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