Father Benito Vines: The 19th-Century Life and Contributions of a Cuban Hurricane Observer and Scientist

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Benito Vines (1937-1893) was a pioneer in the study of tropical meteorology in Cuba, but also one of the first to train others in this discipline, to educate the general public, and to serve the community by issuing forecasts using the printing press, the most effective medium of communication of the time. Vines was shaped by the discipline of his training as both Jesuit and scientist. In addition to Spanish he was fluent in Latin, French, and could read in English; his scholarly influences were broad (in the field of ...

Father Benito Vines: The 19th-Century Life and Contributions of a Cuban Hurricane Observer and Scientist 2014, American Meteorological Society, Boston

ISBN-13: 9781935704621

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