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Biographical entry Kidson, Edward (1882 - 1939)

12 March 1882
12 June 1939


Edward Kidson was Meteorologist for the Commonwealth Meteorological Service 1921-1927 and Director of the Research Division 1923-1927. He then became Director of the New Zealand Meteorological Service 1927-1939.

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  • Kidson, Isabel M., Edward Kidson, OBE (Mil.), MA, DSc, F.Inst.P., FRSN.Z. Late Director of Meteorological Services in New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1941, 144 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • 'Obituary: Dr. Edward Kidson', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 12, no. 1, 1939, pp. 18-19. Details
  • Morrison, Doug, '90 Years Ago: some Pioneering Field Trips, part 2: Edward Kidson, his Observers and Some More Camels', Preview: Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists, vol. 116, June, 2005, pp. 20-23. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.