Meteorology and World War II, Second Conference, October 1988, edited by Brian D. Giles

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Meteorology and World War II, Second Conference, October 1988, edited by Brian D. Giles

Published by the Royal Meteorological Society, School of Geography, University of Birmingham, in 1989, 101 pages. A5 size booklet (A13U2WSO)

From the first inside page: 'The History of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography Specialist Group organised a second conference on Meterology and World War II at the School of Geography, University of Birmingham, on 22 October 1988. An edited version of the papers are reproduced here'. The contents include:

The Speakers
Preface - B.D. Giles
"Of cans, globs and the beat" - a radiosonde experience
Pilot balloons and bollistic winds
The Met. WAAF contribution
Met aspects of flying with the Air Transport Auxiliary
Thunderstorm location
Meteorological Services in Malta 1942-1945
Meteorological Serivces in Southeast Asia
Sonar during World War II
Meteorology in the Royal Navy

The condition of the booklet is generally ok. The covers have several minor scuffs and blemishes, and yellowing and discoloration along the edges and corners, but the staple spine is intact and all pages are intact and tightly bound. There is foxing to the outside page leaves and considerable yellowing to the inside page edges throughout.