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A New Age

P. Kevin MacKeown

in Early China Coast Meteorology: The Role of Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028856
eISBN:
9789882206878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028856.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines a new age for the Hong Kong Observatory with the appointment of Frederic George Figg as its director on January 30, 1907. Figg made efforts to improve the issuing of storm ... More


Storm Warnings: Containing a brief account of a media event

Emmanuel David

in Women of the Storm: Civic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041266
eISBN:
9780252099861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041266.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes a media event organized by Women of the Storm on the occasion of the start of the Atlantic hurricane season to draw attention to how New Orleans and the Gulf Coast remained ... More


The Daily “Probabilities”

Jamie L. Pietruska

in Looking Forward: Prediction and Uncertainty in Modern America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226475004
eISBN:
9780226509150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509150.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on controversies over rural access to short-term weather forecasts and storm warnings after 1870, when the US Army Signal Service established the country’s first national weather ... More


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