William Ferrel (1817-1891)

Country :États-Unis
Language :anglais
Gender :masculin
Birth :Fulton County (Pennsylvanie, USA), 1817
Death :Maywood (Kansas, USA), 1891
Note :Météorologiste
ISNI :ISNI 0000 0000 8217 9761

Occupations

Auteur du texte5 documents

  • Converging series expressing the ratio between the diameter and the circumference of a circle, by William Ferrel...

    Material description : In-4° , 6 p.
    Note : Note : Smithsonian contributions to knowledge. 233
    Edition : Washington : Smithsonian institution , (1873)

    [catalogue][http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb30430555b]
  • Discussion of tides in New York harbor, by William Ferrel

    Material description : In-4° , 28 p.
    Note : Note : From the United States coast survey report for 1875
    Edition : (Washington,) , 1875

    [catalogue][http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb30430556p]
  • A Popular treatise on the winds, comprising the general motions of the atmosphere, monsoons, cyclones, tornadoes, water-spouts, hail-storms, etc., by William Ferrel,... 2nd edition

    Material description : In-8° , VII-505 p., fig.
    Edition : London : Macmillan , 1893

    [catalogue][http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb304305571]
  • Temperature of the atmosphere and earth's surface, prepared under the direction of brig. and bvt. maj. gen. W. B. Hazen,... by professor William Ferrel

    Material description : In-4° , 69 p.
    Note : Note : United States of America. War department. - Professional papers of the signal service. N̊ XIII
    Edition : Washington : Government printing office , [S. d. ?]

    [catalogue][http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb30430558c]
  • Tidal researches

    Material description : 1 vol. (XIII-268 p.)
    Note : Note : From the "United States coast survey report, 1874. Appendix"
    Edition : Washington : Government printing office , 1874

    [catalogue][http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb426780512]

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Sources and references

Sources

  • Documents by this author : Discussion of tides in New York harbor / by William Ferrel, 1875
  • Ouvrages de reference : Inventeurs et scientifiques : dictionnaire de biographies, 1994
  • Catalogues de la BnF : BN Cat. gén.

Wikipedia Biography

  • William Ferrel (1817 — 1891) est un météorologue des États-Unis qui a développé une théorie pour expliquer la circulation atmosphérique dans les latitudes moyennes de la Terre : la cellule de Ferrell.

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