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NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Catalog of Images

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NOAA Ship RAINIER crossing the Gulf of Alaska in stormy seas.
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The Zellon Three-Dimensional Weather-Map Device. An early attempt to display the weather at various levels in a unified manner. This was developed by I. I. Zellon of the U.S. Weather Bureau. In: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, December 1935. P. 296.
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Snow survey work - measuring snow depth to gauge the spring runoff In: "The Boy with the U.S. Weather Men", 1917, p. 56
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"Measuring the Blizzard's Rage". Shielded snow gauge in the Northwest to register snow-fall. In: "The Boy with the U.S. Weather Men", 1917, p. 224
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Forest Service employees measuring snow depth
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A cooperative weather station at Granger, Utah Volunteers observe temperature, precipitation, sky conditions, etc.
1930 Circa
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The rain gage at the cooperative weather station at Granger, Utah
1930 Circa
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The rain gage at U. S. Smelting Co. cooperative weather station - Midvale, Utah
1930 Circa
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The Au water-stage recorder for lakes and rivers Very similar to tide gauges
1925
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Meteorologist reading temperature on top of Weather Bureau facility
1925 Circa
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Weather station on Pikes Peak This station was manned sporadically during the late Nineteenth Century
Pikes Peak, Colorado 1885 Circa
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The weather station at Cape Henry, Virginia What a grand place to observe the weather that must have been!
Virginia, Cape Henry 1900 Circa
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Dodge City, Kansas weather station after snowfall. The building was located on the corner of Spruce St. and Central Ave.
Kansas, Dodge City 1910 Circa
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Mr. Peter Wood and child at Amarillo, Texas, weather station.
Texas, Amarillo June 1, 1903
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An Angstrom pyranometer, used to measure albebo. Albedo is the ratio of the amount of electromagnetic radiation reflected by a body to the amount incident upon it, commonly expressed as a percentage. Ice has a very high albedo while dark surfaces have low albedo. The measuring element is to the left. In: "Monthly Weather Review," March 1931, p. 118.
Leningrad, U.S.S.R. 1930 Circa
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An Angstrom pyranometer, used to measure albebo. Albedo is the ratio of the amount of electromagnetic radiation reflected by a body to the amount incident upon it, commonly expressed as a percentage. Ice has a very high albedo while dark surfaces have low albedo. The measuring element is to the left. In: "Monthly Weather Review," March 1931, p. 118.
Leningrad, U.S.S.R. 1930 Circa
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Using an Angstrom pyranometer ( an albedometer) to measure albedo. Albedo is the ratio of the amount of electromagnetic radiation reflected by a body to the amount incident upon it, commonly expressed as a percentage. Ice has a very high albedo while dark surfaces have low albedo. In: "Monthly Weather Review," March 1931, p. 118.
Leningrad, U.S.S.R. 1930 Circa
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Evaporation station and check pan at private laboratory of Robert Horton. In: "Monthly Weather Review," 1919 September, p. 608.
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L.- mercurial barometer. R. - sling psychrometer. In: The Aims and Methods of Meteorological Work by Cleveland Abbe. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 306.
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Top of the U. S. Weather Bureau Building in Washington, D. C. In: The Aims and Methods of Meteorological Work by Cleveland Abbe. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 307.
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Rain-gauge. In: The Aims and Methods of Meteorological Work by Cleveland Abbe. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 314.
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Tipping-bucket rain gauge. In: The Aims and Methods of Meteorological Work by Cleveland Abbe. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 314.
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The Robinson anemometer. In: The Aims and Methods of Meteorological Work by Cleveland Abbe. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 316.
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The triple register used to record hours, minutes, and wind velocity. In: The Aims and Methods of Meteorological Work by Cleveland Abbe. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 318.
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The triple register used to record hours, minutes, and wind velocity. In: The Aims and Methods of Meteorological Work by Cleveland Abbe. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 318.
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L. - Jordan's sunshine recorder. R. - Marvin's sunshine recorder. In: The Aims and Methods of Meteorological Work by Cleveland Abbe. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 318.
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Large image is Marvin barograph. Lower left image is Marvin nephoscope. In: The Aims and Methods of Meteorological Work by Cleveland Abbe. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 324.
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Richard's Thermograph In: The Aims and Methods of Meteorological Work by Cleveland Abbe. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 326.
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Richard's Barograph In: The Aims and Methods of Meteorological Work by Cleveland Abbe. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 326.
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Marvin meteorograph In: The Aims and Methods of Meteorological Work by Cleveland Abbe. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 328.
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Weather kite with Marvin meteorograph attached In: The Aims and Methods of Meteorological Work by Cleveland Abbe. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 328.
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Marvin's kite reel. Note wire extending out to flying kite. In: The Aims and Methods of Meteorological Work by Cleveland Abbe. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 329.
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Office of the Weather Bureau at Johns Hopkins University In: Outline of the Present Knowledge of Meteorology and Climatology of Maryland by F. J. Walz. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 422.
Maryland, Baltimore 1899 Ca.
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Roof of Weather Bureau building showing instruments at Johns Hopkins University In: Outline of the Present Knowledge of Meteorology and Climatology of Maryland by F. J. Walz. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 428.
Maryland, Baltimore 1899 Ca.
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Interior of Weather Bureau office at Johns Hopkins University In: Outline of the Present Knowledge of Meteorology and Climatology of Maryland by F. J. Walz. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume I. Page 428.
Maryland, Baltimore 1899 Ca.
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U. S. Weather Bureau Office, 532 North Howard Street, Baltimore. In: Outline of the Present Knowledge of Meteorology and Climatology of Maryland by F. J. Walz. In: Maryland Weather Service, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1899. Volume II. Page 300.
1899 Ca.
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Robinson's Anemometer, a cup anemometer used to measure wind speed. In: A Treatise on Meteorology by Elias Loomis. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1880. Figure 31, page 68. Call Number QC 861 .L66 1880.
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A simple weather station with shelter, rain gauge, and thermometers.
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This Army Signal Service weather station was erected on Cape Mendocino, the westernmost point of the contiguous United States. Bracing was added to the building as added security to protect it from the high winds common at this location.
California, Cape Mendocino area 1888
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United States Weather Bureau Station, Observatory Type, at Peoria, Illinois. In: "Meteorology" by Charles F. Talman, 1922. P. 320.
Peoria, Illinois 1920 Ca.
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Manila Observatory - Headquarters of the Philippine Weather Bureau. In: "Meteorology" by Charles F. Talman, 1922. P. 321.
Manila, Philippine Islands 1920 Ca.
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The power house and balloon shed at Mount Weather. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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Hergesell balloon meteorograph in protecting basket. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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Marvin kite meteorograph with anemometer. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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Marvin meteorograph with record. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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Interior of magnetic observatory at Mount Weather showing declinometer and theodolite. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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Interior of magnetic observatory at Mount Weather showing magnetometer and indicator. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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French balloon meteorograph. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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The administration building at the Mount Weather Observatory. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia
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Magnetic observatory buildings at Mount Weather Observatory. In: "Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture. 1906." 1907, p. 122.
Mount Weather, Virginia

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