José María Algué
Portrait of José María Algué
December 29, 1856
May 27, 1930
José María Algué, SJ (29 December 1856 - 27 May 1930), was a Spanish Roman Catholic priest and meteorologist in the observatory of Manila. He invented the barocyclonometer, the nephoscope and a kind of microseismograph. Father Algué was an honorary member of the Royal Society of London and the Pontificia Accademia Romana.
Baguíos y Ciclones Filipinos (1897).
El Barociclonómetro (1898).
Las Nubes en el Archipiélago Filipino (1900).
El Archipiélago Filipino (1904).
Atlas de Filipinas
Works in English translation
, Government Printing Office. Atlas of the Philippine Islands (1902).
, 1896-1902, Bureau of Public PrScience in the Philippinesinting. Ground Temperature Observations at Manila (1904).
, Department of Commerce and Labor, Bureau of the Census. The Climate of the Philippines (1904).
, Bureau of Public Printing. The Cyclones of the Far East (1908). "The Meteorological Conditions in the Philippine Islands, 1908,"
Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Vol. XXXV, No. 151. (1909).
, Bureau of Printing. Mirador Observatory, Baguio, Benguet
References [ edit ]
Udías Vallina, Agustín (2003).
Searching the Heavens and the Earth. The History of the Jesuit Observatories, Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 293. Walsh, James J.
, New York. Science in the Philippines Warren, James Francis (2009). "Scientific Superman: Father José Algué, Jesuit Meteorology, and the Philippines under American Rule, 1897-1924." In
Colonial Crucible: Empire in the Making of the Modern American State, Part VIII, University of Wisconsin Press.
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