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Nature volume 100, page 299 (13 December 1917) | Download Citation



THE geophysical discussions arranged by the Geophysical Committee of the British Association on November 7 and December 5 were well attended and very successful. The meetings will begin again in February, and will continue until June inclusive. At the February meeting Dr. A. Strahan will be in the chair, and the speakers will be Col. Close, on the effect of variation of barometric pressure on mean sea-level, and Major Henrici, on precise levelling. At the March meeting Sir Napier Shaw will be in the chair, and Prof. H. H. Turner will open a discussion on seismology, in which it is expected that Mr. G. W. Walker and Mr. R. D. Oldham will take part.

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