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Some meteorological results of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Scottish National Antarctic Expedition (1902-1904)

Some meteorological results of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

by Scottish National Antarctic Expedition (1902-1904)

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Published by Scottish Oceanographical Laboratory in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meteorology -- Antarctica -- Observations.,
  • Scientific expeditions -- Antarctica.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R.C. Mossman.
    ContributionsMossman, R. C. 1870-1940., Scottish Oceanographical Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 253-272, [3] leaves of col. plates (some folded) ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18963633M

    South Orkney Islands; on 29 December the British Minister in Buenos Aires, William H. D. Haggard, invited, at the request of William Speirs Bruce (Leader of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, ), the Argentine Government to take over and continue the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition's meteorological observations which. In April the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, led by William Speirs Bruce, sailed north on their ship SY Scotia at the start of their voyage home after over a year surveying the South Orkney Islands. A collection of nearly stereographic glass plate negatives of photographs taken on this expedition, mostly by Bruce himself, is the subject of this ‘Book of the Month’ feature.

    1ed Scottish Antarctic Expedition Illustrated ARCTIC Voyage Penguins Birds ‘Life in the Antarctic’, by members of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, was produced to help sell photographs taken by the leadership and staff of the expedition. In the early 20th-century William Bruce led a group of natural scientists on the Scotia to explore botanical findings in Antarctica. The book provides a great insight into one of the lesser known characters of Arctic and Antarctic discovery and science. It is great to see a proud Scottish perspective running through the work. It is a very informative read which provides a wider perspective on polar science of the period/5.

      When William Speirs Bruce led the second voyage of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition to Antarctica in , the ship, the Scotia, was trapped in ice for four days. Lennard Bickel. Mawson’s Will is the dramatic story of what Sir Edmund Hillary calls “the most outstanding solo journey ever recorded in Antarctic history.” For weeks in Antarctica, Douglas Mawson faced some of the most daunting conditions ever known to man: blistering wind, snow, and cold; loss of his companion, his dogs and supplies, the skin on his hands and the soles of his feet.


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Some meteorological results of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition by Scottish National Antarctic Expedition (1902-1904) Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition (SNAE), –, was organised and led by William Speirs Bruce, a natural scientist and former medical student from the University of gh overshadowed in terms of prestige by Robert Falcon Scott's concurrent Discovery Expedition, the SNAE completed a full programme of exploration and scientific work.

Scottish National Antarctic Expedition: | | ||| | SNAE expedition ship |Scotia|, in the ice at |Laurie I World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the. Melding superb research and the extraordinary expedition photography of Frank Hurley, The Endurance by Caroline Alexander is a stunning work of history, adventure, and art which chronicles "one of the greatest epics of survival in the annals of exploration." Setting sail as World War I broke out in Europe, the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by renowned polar explorer Sir Ernest Cited by: Get this from a library.

Meteorological results of the Byrd Antarctic Expeditionssummaries of data. [George Grimminger]. In April the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, led by William Speirs Bruce, sailed north on their ship SY Scotia at the start of their voyage home after over a year surveying the South Orkney Islands.

A collection of nearly stereographic glass plate negatives of photographs taken on this expedition, mostly by Bruce himself, is the subject of this 'Book of the Month' feature. The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, led by William Speirs Bruce, officially lasted from Notable achievements include the establishment of a manned meteorological station in Antarctic territory: the Orcades weather station was set up in on Some meteorological results of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition book Island in the South Orkneys and was named "Ormond House".

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Bruce, the Scotia Sea has a lengthy record of exploration dating back to the 17th century. Through the 18th and 19th centuries, exploration was encouraged by a relentless search for new and. Oceanographer William Spiers Bruce, the leader of the expedition had been to the Antarctic previously in as part of a Dundee whaling industry expedition to search for right whales following the overfishing of this species in the Arctic, he had also been part of the Jackson-Harmsworth expedition to Franz Josef Land (Arctic) in and had visited Spitsbergen (Svalbard) also in the Arctic in.

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition sailed in on the whaler Scotia. This ship had been rebuilt in Troon, had an entirely Scottish crew, most of the scientists were Scots and the expedition was financed by Scots - mainly by the Paisley thread firm of Coats.

Scottish National Antarctic Expedition (SNAE) (svenska: Skotska nationella antarktisexpeditionen), –, var en organisation ledd av William Speirs Bruce, en naturvetare och före detta medicinstuderande vid University of Edinburgh.Även om den hamnade i skuggan av den samtida mer kända Discovery-expeditionen, ledd av Robert Falcon Scott, så utforskade SNAE en mängd områden.

Scottish national Antarctic expedition, Report of the scientific results of the voyage of S.Y. "Scotia" during the years, and Edinburgh, Scottish oceanographical laboratory, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William S Bruce; Scottish national Antarctic expedition, As a rule, too, southerly winds brought fine clear weather, with marked fall in the temperature, and those from the north were accompanied by mist, fog, and overcast skies, with comparatively high temperatures.

In the Antarctic a temperature of 30°, i.e. 2° below freezing, is considered unbearably hot. About this Item: Royal Institution Of Great Britain Friday First edition.

A single quire of four leaves, stapled. Save for a little staining at the staple, a fine, clean copy. An extremely rare offprint, unrecorded by bibliographers, of the address given by Scott to the Royal Institution just two and half weeks before the Terra Nova set sail for the Antarctic.

William Speirs Bruce FRSE was a Scottish naturalist, polar scientist and oceanographer who organized and led the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition (SNAE, - 04) to the South Orkney Islands and the Weddell Sea. Among other achievements, the expedition established the first permanent weather station in : The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition On the 2 nd of November the first all-Scottish Antarctic expedition left Troon for a two year voyage to research Antarctic geography, meteorology, biology, botany, and geology.

The expedition was headed by William Speirs Bruce, a budding polar naturalist. Scottish National Antarctic Expedition. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of the Scotia, during the Years By Wm. Dall. See all Hide authors and affiliations. Science 19 Nov Vol. 42, Issuepp. DOI: /science Article Scottish National Antarctic Expedition.

Report on the Scientific Author: Wm. Dall. As a result of the expedition, Bruce founded a Scottish Oceanographical Laboratory in Edinburgh. In his new foreword to this book, Sir George Deacon relates briefly the careers of Bruce, Rudmose Brown, Mossman and Pirie sub sequent to the expedition.

The Scotia herself had to be sold to raise money, and was lost in the Great by: 8. Swedish expedition Scottish National Antarctic Expedition French expedition Antarctic expeditions Antarctic exploration International Geophysical Year Robert Swan Expedition International co-operation from Section 3: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen.

Robert Falcon Scott - Scott. Catalogue of Books fo the "Discovery" National Antarctic Expedition Library by Scott, Robert Falcon] and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Nimrod Expedition of –, otherwise known as the British Antarctic Expedition, was the first of three expeditions to the Antarctic led by Ernest main target, among a range of geographical and scientific objectives, was to be first to the South was not attained, but the expedition's southern march reached a Farthest South latitude of 88° 23' S, just.

Inin conjunction with New York City and the Explorers Club of America, the WPA put together a few polar bibliographies, with book & article titles such as "The Polar Regions: A Physical and Economic Geography of the Arctic and Antarctic" and "Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, " (see, e.g., "Annotated Bibliography of the.PDF | In stark contrast to the sharp decline in Arctic sea ice, there has been a steady increase in ice extent around Antarctica during the last three | Find, read and cite all the research you.Title: Antarctica - music, sounds and cultural connections / edited by Bernadette Hince, Rupert Summerson, Arnan Wiesel.

ISBN: (paperback) (ebook) Subjects: Australasian Antarctic Expedition ()--Centennial celebrations, etc.