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Keywords: Liverpool Observatory and Tidal InstituteClose
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 463270–312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.3.270
Published: 01 June 2016
... governmental support, for one site of British physical oceanography, the Liverpool Observatory and Tidal Institute and, in particular, its work on storm surges between 1919 and 1959. Storm surges, caused by wind and changes in barometric pressure, can produce dramatic changes in sea levels. The local shipping...