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Authors

Paul J. Waite

Document Type

General Interest Article

Abstract

The development of the atmospheric sciences in Iowa began in a very simple manner, with the entry of the earliest meteorological and climatological observations into logs, journals and private correspondence and the recording of weather proverbs and lore. These simple environmental records provide virtually all our historical meteorological knowledge until the U.S. Army forts began their systematic, but often short-term (in number of years) daily record of weather in 1819.

Publication Date

July 1975

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

82

Issue

2

First Page

88

Last Page

93

Copyright

© Copyright 1975 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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