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Meteorology

  • G. Stanhill
  • J. Neumann
  • S. Serruya
  • S. Rubin
Part of the Monographiae Biologicae book series (MOBI, volume 32)

Abstract

The first series of climatological measurements at Lake Kinneret were made at the Scottish Mission Hospital in Tiberias on the shores of the lake (32° 48′N, 35° 32′E, -205 m MSL) from 1890 to 1911. They were followed in 1910 by a series of measurements at the German Templar colony of Tabgha on the northern shore (32° 52′N, 35° 32′E, -200 m MSL) which continued until 1916. In the same decade, rainfall measurements were started in the Jewish agricultural settlements of Kinneret (32°43′N, 35° 34′E, -170 m MSL) and Migdal (32° 49′N, 35° 34′E, -206 m MSL).

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Daily Rainfall Westerly Wind Barometric Pressure Annual Amount Eastern Shore 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Stanhill
  • J. Neumann
  • S. Serruya
  • S. Rubin

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