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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1991)

Document title

A history of hydroclimatology

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

MATHER J. R. ;

Abstract

The A. reviews the long history of hydroclimatology from the speculative ideas of the ancient Greeks, to the theoretical reasoning of late Renaissance scholars, to the beginning of quantification with the basic collection of needed data in the 17th and 18th centuries, and finally to the expansion of observing networks to a near-global coverage in the last century. Recent developments in hydroclimatology have involved improving data-gathering networks, achieving new understanding of the reliability and accuracy of hydroclimatic data, development of computer programs

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Physical geography / ISSN 0272-3646

Editor : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon - ROYAUME-UNI (1980)

Millesime : 1991, vol. 12, no3 [pp. 260-273]

Bibliographic references : 42 réf.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

American geological institute

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 20106

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