Other Free Encyclopedias » 21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia » 21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia - A to Akutagawa, Ryunosuke

Cleveland Abbe


Abbe, Cleveland (1838–1916), U.S. meteorologist who inaugurated a system of scientific weather forecasting in the United States. After studying at the Pulkova Observatory in Russia, he became head of the Cincinnati Observatory and in 1869 began publishing official forecasts based largely on analyses of telegraphic reports on approaching storms.

Abbey [next] [back] Abbasid

User Comments

Your email address will be altered so spam harvesting bots can't read it easily.
Hide my email completely instead?

Cancel or