Trepińska, Janina
March 2012
Kwartalnik Historii Nauki i Techniki;2012, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p165
Academic Journal
This article focuses upon the meteorological station of the astronomical observatory of the Jagiellonian University operated under the leadership of Tadeusz Banachiewicz (1919-1954). Banachiewicz was an astronomer, mathematician, surveyor, and noted scholar and lecturer at the Jagiellonian University. The author of the article provides a brief history of the university's astronomical observatory, and, from 1918, the history of its meteorological station. Noted are the facility's researchers, weather records, observation procedures/methodology, and Banachiewicz's contributions as leader of the facility.


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