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Climate 2017, 5(1), 23; doi:10.3390/cli5010023

A Short Critical History on the Development of Meteorology and Climatology

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Graduate Program in Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of São Paulo (USP) at the São Carlos School of Engineering, 400 Trabalhador Saocarlense Avenue, 13566-590 São Carlos, SP, Brazil
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Department of Hidrology and Sanitation, University of São Paulo (USP) at the São Carlos School of Engineering, Graduate Program in Environmental Engineering Sciences, 400 Trabalhador Saocarlense Avenue, 13566-590 São Carlos, SP, Brazil
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Academic Editors: Valdir Adilson Steinke and Charlei Aparecido da Silva
Received: 27 December 2016 / Revised: 7 March 2017 / Accepted: 7 March 2017 / Published: 9 March 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Studies and Perspectives of Climatology in Brazil)
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Abstract

The present study presents a brief discussion regarding the evolution of meteorology from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century, throughout antiquitiy, Aristotle’s legacy, and contemporaneity. Part of the text is dedicated to illustrating the emergence of Brazilian climatology and a new paradigm, postulating physical geography and the French School of Climatology and Meteorology. View Full-Text
Keywords: atmospheric sciences; geography; Brazilian climatology; climatic rythm; weather atmospheric sciences; geography; Brazilian climatology; climatic rythm; weather
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Neves, G.Z.F.; Gallardo, N.P.; Vecchia, F.A.S. A Short Critical History on the Development of Meteorology and Climatology. Climate 2017, 5, 23.

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