THE measurement of the humidity of the air as effected both at an ordinary climatic station and by sounding balloons is not very satisfactory; different methods of estimating evaporation also give different results. So this systematic account of the various processes of measurement that have been developed is of real value not only in a meteorological department, but also to such commercial enterprises as control the quantity of moisture in the air of their factories.


    Von Dr. Hermann Bongards. Pp. vii + 322 + 2. Tafeln. (München und Berlin: R. Oldenbourg, 1926.) 17 gold marks.

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    Feuchtigkeitsmessung . Nature 120, 257 (1927) doi:10.1038/120257a0

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