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Biographical entry Quayle, Edwin Thomas (1862 - 1955)

Born
1862
Amphitheatre, near Avoca, Victoria, Australia
Died
October 1955
Occupation
Meteorologist

Summary

Edwin Thomas Quayle worked for the Melbourne Observatory, 1890-1908, and the Bureau of Meteorology, 1908-1924, publishing on long-range forecasting and investigating the climate relationships later known as the Southern Oscillation Index.

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Events

1890 - 1908
Career position - Worked at the Melbourne Observatory
1908 - 1924
Career position - Joined the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology
1913
Career position - Climate and Weather of Australia - the first text-book on Australian meteorology - co-authored with H. A. Hunt and T. Griffith Taylor

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Anon, 'Mr E. T. Quayle B.A.', Australian Meteorological Magazine, vol. 12, 1956, pp. 84-5. Details
  • Linforth, Don, 'Edwin Thomas Quayle - Bureau Research Pioneer', Weather News, vol. 315, April 1997, 1997, pp. 28-29. Details
  • Whitaker, Richard, 'Quayle and the 'inland lakes' controversy', Weather News, vol. 319, August 1998, 1998, pp. 38-39. Details

Online Resources

See also

Helen Morgan