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Dataset Federation and Meteorology (2001 - )

From
2001
Functions
History and Philosophy of Science
Website
http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/fam/
Legal Status
Except where otherwise stated, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Australia License.
Location
eScholarship Research Centre Level 2, Thomas Cherry Building The University of Melbourne Parkville, VIC 3010

Summary

Federation and Meteorology is an online resource drawing on the rich and authoritative historical resources of the Bureau of Meteorology, publishing on the Web for the first time major articles on meteorology that have been difficult to access until now.

Through the web-publication of seminal meteorological articles, totalling over 600,00 words, the story of the establishment of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology has been told.

The project was generously funded by the National Council for the Centenary of Federation, based on the observation that the emergence of Australian meteorology as a science parallels closely the story of Federation and was both influenced by and contributed to the ambition of nationhood.

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Rebecca Rigby