The weather book

Forecasting History

(a curious engineer’s view of the history of predictive meteorology)

Donard de Cogan

0 Foreword
1 The first steps in a quest to satisfy curiosity
2 Weather watching and weather lore
3 Standard time
4 The science underlying meteorology
5 The beginnings of a UK meteorological service
6 Meteorology and flight
7 Forecasting and World War II
8 Bits and pieces on the road to modern forecasting
9 Weather models old and ‘new’