George Hadley

George Hadley (12 February 1685 – 28 June 1768) was an English lawyer and amateur meteorologist who proposed the atmospheric mechanism by which the trade winds are sustained, which is now named in his honour as Hadley circulation. As a key factor in ensuring that European sailing vessels reached North American shores, understanding the trade winds was becoming a matter of great importance at the time. Hadley was intrigued by the fact that winds which should by all rights have blown straight north had a pronounced westerly flow, and it was this mystery he set out to solve. Provided by Wikipedia

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by Hadley, George
Published 1784
printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand; J. Debrett, Piccadilly; and J. Sewell, in Cornhill

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by Hadley, George
Published 1734
printed for the author

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by Hadley, George
Published 1776
printed by R. Cruttwell, for the author; and, sold by T. Cadell, in the Strand, London

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by Hadley, George
Published 1788
printed and sold by T. Briggs