New book on thermometers

Thermometer_VaeterHolland, Rainer und Gerhard Stöhr, Thermometer, Skalen und deren Väter. 210 Seiten, 75 Tafeln und Abbildungen, 2013,  Selbstverlag Riedlingen, ISBN: 978-3-00-042-032-0, Preis: 34,80 €

 

This is a wonderful book on the development of thermometers, which gives a lot of information, pictures, and references. It includes special thermometers and the transformation of their scale in Celsius or Fahrenheit. During the German-Austrian and Swiss Meteorological Conference (DACH 2013), which took place in Innsbruck (Austria) in September 2013, the authors received the Paulus Price for the best publication in history of meteorology.

 

Further publications describe the handling of mercury barometers and the history of hygrometers:

  • Holland, Rainer und Gerhard Stöhr, Quecksilber-Barometer Handbuch.114 Seiten, zahlreiche Abbildungen, 2012, Selbstverlag Riedlingen, ISBN: 978-3-00-038294-9, Preis: 25,80 €
  • Holland, Rainer und Gerhard Stöhr. Geschichte der Hygrometer. 110 Seiten, ca. 80 Abbildungen, 2011, Selbstverlag Riedlingen, ISBN: 978-3-00-033734-5, Preis: 18,90 €

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