Scottish Meteorological Society

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The Scottish Meteorological Society was founded in 1855 with private funding, particularly from wealthy landowners who wished to compile meteorological records in order to improve agriculture.[1]

The Society founded the observatory on Ben Nevis, officially opened in 1883.[2]

In 1921, the Society amalgamated with the Royal Meteorological Society.

Publications[edit]

  • Journal of the Scottish Meteorological Society, Volume 1 (1864) - Volume 18 (1917/19)

Notable members[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Death and the Weather". University of Glasgow. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Ben Nevis Observatory". Ben-Nevis.com. Retrieved 2 September 2010.