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New insights into the history of the Campbell-Stokes sunshine recorder

The present paper presents an overview of Campbell’s life, along with the principal stages in the development of the Campbell- Stokes recorder, from its initial design in 1853 to the improvements made thereto by G. G. Stokes in 1880

The first author was supported by a postdoctoral fellowship from the Secretaria per a Universitats i Recerca del Departament d’Economia i Coneixement, de la Generalitat de Catalunya i del programa Cofund de les Accions Marie Curie del 7e Programa marc d’R+D de la Unio Europea (2011 BP-B 00078). The fourth author was given a grant by the Juan de la Cierva programme (JCI-2011-10263) of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. The fifth author was given a grant by the FPU programme (FPU AP2010-0917) of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. Dimming/brightening research at ETH was supported by the National Centre for Competence in Climate Research (NCCR Climate) of the Swiss National Science Foundation. We wish to thank Jim Glass from the SRSM and Ron Steenvoorden for their useful advice regarding Campbell’s biography, which is summarized in the first section of this paper. Equally, we also wish to thank Christoph Schaer and Gerald Stanhill for their continuous support of our work

© Weather, 2013, vol. 68, núm. 12, p. 327-331

Royal Meteorological Society

Author: Sánchez Lorenzo, Arturo
Calbó Angrill, Josep
Wild, Martin
Azorin-Molina, Cesar
Sánchez Romero, Alejandro
Date: 2013
Abstract: The present paper presents an overview of Campbell’s life, along with the principal stages in the development of the Campbell- Stokes recorder, from its initial design in 1853 to the improvements made thereto by G. G. Stokes in 1880
The first author was supported by a postdoctoral fellowship from the Secretaria per a Universitats i Recerca del Departament d’Economia i Coneixement, de la Generalitat de Catalunya i del programa Cofund de les Accions Marie Curie del 7e Programa marc d’R+D de la Unio Europea (2011 BP-B 00078). The fourth author was given a grant by the Juan de la Cierva programme (JCI-2011-10263) of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. The fifth author was given a grant by the FPU programme (FPU AP2010-0917) of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. Dimming/brightening research at ETH was supported by the National Centre for Competence in Climate Research (NCCR Climate) of the Swiss National Science Foundation. We wish to thank Jim Glass from the SRSM and Ron Steenvoorden for their useful advice regarding Campbell’s biography, which is summarized in the first section of this paper. Equally, we also wish to thank Christoph Schaer and Gerald Stanhill for their continuous support of our work
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ISSN: 0043-1656 (versió paper)
1477-8696 (versió electrònica)
Document access: http://hdl.handle.net/10256/11855
Language: eng
Publisher: Royal Meteorological Society
Collection: MICINN/PN 2011-2014/CGL2010-18546
SUR/2011 BP-B 00078
Reproducció digital del document publicat a: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wea.2130
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Is part of: © Weather, 2013, vol. 68, núm. 12, p. 327-331
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Subject: Radiació solar
Solar radiation
Campbell, John Francis, 1821-1885
Title: New insights into the history of the Campbell-Stokes sunshine recorder
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
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