José María Algué
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José María Algué
Portrait of José María Algué
|Died||May 27, 1930 (aged 73)|
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.
- (1897). Baguíos y Ciclones Filipinos
- (1897). El Barociclonómetro
- (1898). Las Nubes en el Archipiélago Filipino
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- (1900). El Archipiélago Filipino
- (1904). Atlas de Filipinas
Works in English translation
- (1900). Atlas of the Philippine Islands, Government Printing Office.
- (1902). Ground Temperature Observations at Manila, 1896-1902, Bureau of Public PrScience in the Philippinesinting.
- (1904). The Climate of the Philippines, Department of Commerce and Labor, Bureau of the Census.
- (1904). The Cyclones of the Far East, Bureau of Public Printing.
- (1908). "The Meteorological Conditions in the Philippine Islands, 1908," Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Vol. XXXV, No. 151.
- (1909). Mirador Observatory, Baguio, Benguet, Bureau of Printing.
- 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. Science in the Philippines, New York.
- 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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