Classic Papers

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Links to papers which are among the classics of meteorological literature are provided below. With two exceptions, only papers published in Royal or Scottish Meteorological Society journals are included.

The papers may be cited in the usual way but may not be reproduced without the permission of the Royal Meteorological Society (the copyright holder). The papers are listed by main author and downloadable in pdf format. Please use the links below to find the papers. This collection will be added to over time.
See also the classic papers hosted at the National Science Digital Library.

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Lists of Fellows of the Society

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Bliss, E.W., British winters in relation to world weather
Memoirs of the Royal Meteorological Society, 1926, 1, (6), 87-92.

Bliss, E.W., The Nile flood and world weather, Memoirs of the Royal Meteorological Society, 1, (5), 79-85.
Brooks, C. E. P, 1928, Periodicities in the Nile floods, Memoirs of the Royal Meteorological Society, 2, ( 12), 9-26
Brooks, C E P and Hunt, Theresa M, 1930, The zonal distribution of rainfall over the earth
Memoirs of the Royal Meteorological Society, 3, (28), 139-158

Browning, K.A. and Ludlam, F.H., 1962. Airflow in convective storms. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 88, (376), 117-135 and 88, (378), 555.
Bushby F.H. and Timpson M.S.,1967, A 10-level atmospheric model and frontal rain, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 93, 1-17
Bushby F.H.and Hinds M.K., 1954, Computation of tendencies and vertical motion with a two-parameter model of the atmosphere. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 80,16-25
Bushby F.H.andHinds M.K., 1954, The computation of forecast charts by application of the Sawyer-Bushby two-parameter model. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 80,165-173

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Callendar G.S., 1938, The artificial production of carbon dioxide and its influence on temperature. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 64, 223-240
Chapman S., 1929, A Theory of Upper Atmospheric Ozone, .Memoirs of the Royal Meteorological Society, 3, (26), 103-125

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Dines, L H G, 1928
An analysis of the changes of temperature with height in the stratosphere over the British Isles, Memoirs of the Royal Meteorological Society, 2, (18), 137-151

Douglas, C.K.M., 1920. Clouds as seen from an aeroplane. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 46, pages 233-242.

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Ekman, V W, 1928, Eddy-viscosity and skin-friction in the dynamics of winds and ocean-currents Memoirs of the Royal Meteorological Society, 2, (20), 161-172

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Floor, C. 1985. The rainbow in the classroom of the primary school. Weather Education (Proceedings of the First International Conference on School and Popular Meteorological Education, held at Oxford, July 1984), published by the Royal Meteorological Society (editor J.M.Walker)
134 to 138

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Green, J.S.A., Ludlam, F.H. and McIlveen, J.F.R., 1966. Isentropic relative-flow analysis and the parcel theory. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 92, ( 392), 210-219.

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Hoskins, B.J., McIntyre, M.E. and Robertson, A.W., 1985. On the use and significance of isentropic potential vorticity maps. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 111, 877-946.
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Lempfert, R.G.K., 1913. British weather forecasts: past and present. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 39, (167), 173 to 184.
Ludlam F.H. and Scorer R.S., 1953, Convection in the atmosphere.
Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 79, 317-341
 

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Manley, G., 1953. The mean temperature of central England, 1698-1952. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 79, (340), 242-261.
Manley, G., 1974. Central England temperatures: monthly means 1659 to 1973. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 100, (425), 389-405.

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Shaw, Sir Napier, 1927, Geopotential and height in a sounding with a registering balloon, Memoirs of the Royal Meteorological Society, 1,( 8), 107-118
Simpson, G.C., 1921 The South-West Monsoon. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 47,(199), 151 to 172.
Simpson, G.C., 1929 The Distribution of Terrestrial Radiation .Memoirs of the Royal Meteorological Society, 3,( 23), 53-78
Sutcliffe, R.C., 1947. A contribution to the problem of development. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society 73, ( 317-318 ) , 370-383.

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Walker, G.T. and Bliss, E.W., 1932. World Weather V, Memoirs of the Royal Meteorological Society, 4, (36) , 53-84.
Walker, G.T. and Bliss, E.W., 1930. World Weather IV, Memoirs of the Royal Meteorological Society, 3, (24), 81-95.
Walker, G.T. and Bliss, E.W., 1937. World Weather VI, Memoirs of the Royal Meteorological Society, 4, (39), 119-139.
Walker, G.T., 1923. Correlation in seasonal variations of weather, VIII. A preliminary study of world weather. Memoirs of the India Meteorological Department, 24, (4), 75-131.
Walker, G.T., 1924. Correlation in seasonal variations of weather, IX. A further study of world weather. Memoirs of the India Meteorological Department, 24, (9) ,275-333.
A pen portrait of Sir Gilbert Walker

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