William speirs bruce, the ben nevis observatory, and antarctic meteorology

  title={William speirs bruce, the ben nevis observatory, and antarctic meteorology},
  author={Geoffrey N. Swinney},
  journal={Scottish Geographical Journal},
  pages={263 - 282}
  • G. Swinney
  • Published 1 January 2002
  • Physics, Environmental Science
  • Scottish Geographical Journal
Abstract Following his participation in an expedition to the Weddell Sea (1892–1893), William Speirs Bruce determined to undertake further polar research and sought training and experience in such techniques and methodologies as might prove useful to him in securing opportunities to participate in future expeditions. During 1895–1896 he worked at the Ben Nevis Observatory gaining experience of meteorological research. The experience he gained in the design and operation of an observatory in a… 

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