Hubert Lamb Centenary edition of Weather published
The centenary of the birth of the climatologist Professor Hubert Lamb (founding director of the Climatic Research Unit) was commemorated by a meeting held at the University of East Anglia in September 2013. Four of the papers presented at this meeting have now been published, together with an editorial, in a special issue of the Royal Meteorological Society's Weather magazine.
Special issue table of contents:
Editorial (Richard Cornes):
The study of the climate of medieval England: a review of historical climatology's past achievements and future potential (Kathleen Pribyl):
Historic storms of the northeast Atlantic since circa 1700: a brief review of recent research (R. C. Cornes):
The development of Lamb weather types: from subjective analysis of weather charts to objective approaches using reanalyses (Phil D. Jones, Tim J. Osborn, Colin Harpham and Keith R. Briffa):
Hubert Lamb's ‘treasure trove’: ships’ logbooks in climate research (Dennis Wheeler):