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Forbes, J. D.
Forbes, James
Forbes, James D.
Forbes, James David
James David Forbes (britisk fysikar)
James David Forbes (britisk fysiker)
James David Forbes (Brits natuurkundige (1809-1868))
James David Forbes (brittisk fysiker)
James David Forbes (geologo scozzese)
James David Forbes (schottischer Physiker)
James David Forbes (Scottish physicist and glaciologist)
Форбс, Джеймс Дэвид
ჯეიმზ დევიდ ფორბზი
جیمز دیوید فوربز (فیزیک‌دان بریتانیایی)
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1809-1868
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Daraux, Jean-Pierre
Leonhard, Gustav (1816-1878))
Leonhard, Gustav von (1816-1878))
Mahlmann, Wilhelm (1812-1848))
Mallock, William Hurrell
Necker de Saussure, Louis Albert (1786-1861)
Necker, Louis-Albert
Thom, Sarah
Zuchold, Ernst Amandus
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Abriss einer Geschichte der neueren Fortschritte und des gegenwärtigen Zustandes der Meteorologie
Account of an intermitting brine spring discherging carbonic acid gas near Kissingen in Bavaria
Account of his recent observations on glaciers
Account of some additional experiments on terrestrial magnetism, made in different parts of Europe in 1837
Account of some experiments in which an electric spark was elicited from a natural magnet
Account of some experiments on the temperature of the earth, at different depths, and in different soils, near Edinburgh : from the transact. of Royal Soc. of Edinburgh
address delivered to the Royal Society of Edinburgh on the 1st December 1862 containing remarks on the rise and progress of learned societies, and on the means of maintaining their usefulness, An : to which is added, a memoir of Louis Albert Necker
Address to the British Association for the Advancement of Science, delivered on the occasion of the opening of the fourth general meeting at Edinburgh, 8th September 1834
Biographical account of Louis Albert Necker...
Discussion of one years observations of thermometers sun R to different depths in different localities in the neighbourhood of Edinburgh
Experimental inquiry into the laws of the conduction of heat in bars, and into the conducting power of wrought iron
Experimental researches regarding certain vibrations which take place between metallic masses having different temperatures (read 18th March and 1st April 1833)
Experiments on the electricity of tourmaline
Further experiments and remarks on the measurement of heights by the boiling point of water
Gaeologiske undersögelser over det metamorphiske territorium ved norges sydkyst
Illustrations of the viscous theory of glacier motion
Inquiries about terrestrial temperature : to which is added an index to M. Dove's five memoirs on the temperature of the globe
James David Forbes, pioneer Scottish glaciologist
[Letters from Professor Forbes to M. Desor of Neufchatel and to Professor Guyot of Neufchatel] [d. d. Edinburgh 11th March 1842 and 28th April 1842]
Life and letters of James David Forbes. -
Mélanges de géologie
Mémoire sur la géologie volcanique du Vivarais
Mémoire sur les oiseaux des environs de Genève
Norway and its glaciers visited in 1851; followed by journals of excursions in the high Alps of Dauphiné, Berne and Savoy
Norwegen und seine Gletscher
Note relative to the supposed origin of the deficient rays in the solar spectrum being an account on an experiment made at Edinburgh during the annular eclipse of 15th May 1836
Notes on the topography and geology of the Cuchullin fills in skye and on the traces of ancient glaciers which they present
Occasional papers on the theory of glaciers now first collected and chronologically arranged : with a prefatory note on the recent progress and present aspect of the theory
On a possible explanation of the adaptation of the eye to distinct vision at different distances
On a remarkable structure observed by the author in the ice of glaciers
On some properties of ice near its melting point
On the alleged evidence for a physical connexion between stars forming binary or multiple groups, deduced form the Doctrine of chances, by James D. Forbes, Esq., F.R.S., corresponding member of the Institute of France, &c.
On the climate of Edinburgh for fifty-six years, from 1795 to 1850, deduced principally from Mr. Adie's observations , with an account of other and earlier registers : Also, an account of a thermometrical register kept at Dunfermline by Henry Fergus, from 1799 till 1837, with the principal results
On the colour of steam under certain circumstances, and on the colours of the atmosphere
On the diminution of temperature with height in the atmosphere at different seasons of the year
On the refraction and polarization of heat
On the temperatures and geological relations of certain hot springs, particularly those of the Pyrenees, and on the verification of thermoters
On the theory and construction of a seismometer, or instrument for measuring earthquake shoks, and other concussions
On the transparency of the atmosphere and the law of extinction of the solar rays in passing through it
[Opuscules de sismologie]
Professor Forbes's experiments on terrestrial magnetic intensity
Reisen in den Savoyer Alpen und in anderen Theilen der Penninen-Kette, nebst Beobachtungen über die Gletscher
Reply to Professor Tyndall's remarks, in his work "On the glaciers of the Alps," relating to Rendu's "Théorie des glaciers."
Report by a committee of the Royal society regarding the new dioptric light of the Isle of May : communicated tot he commissioners of Northern lights, 28th October 1836
Researches on heat. -
Review of the progress of mathematical and physical science in more rec*. -
Supplementary report on meteorology
Sur la théorie de la structure veinée de la glace 7e lettre sur les glaciers adressée au Révérend Docteur Whewell à Cambridge
Tenth letter on glaciers addressed to Professor Jameson
Testimonials in favour of James D. Forbes ... : as a candidate for the chair of Natural Philosophy ... Edinburgh.
tour of Mont Blanc and of Monte Rosa, The : being a personal narrative, abridged from the author's "Travels in the Alps of Savoy," &c.
Travels through the Alps of Savoy and other parts of the Pennine chain, with observations on the phenomena of glaciers
vie vaut-elle la peine de vivre?, La : etudes sur la morale positiviste
voyage aux Pyrénées de James David Forbes en 1835
Voyages dans les Alpes de la Savoie et les autres parties de la chaîne Pennine, avec des observations sur les phénomènes que présentent les glaciers
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