Meteorological office

Meteorological office

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Credit: SHEILA TERRY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Meteorological office. Historical artwork of men working in a meteorological office at Croydon airport, England, in 1928. A trace indicating wind speeds is seen at centre left. The man at upper right is sending messages through a system of pneumatic tubes. Meteorologists study atmospheric effects in order to predict the weather. Taken from Illustrated London News, April 21, 1928.

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