Mohn, Henrik, 1835-1916

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Dates:
Birth 1835-05-15
Death 1916-09-12
Norwegians
German, Norwegian

Biographical notes:

Norwegian meteorologist. Mohn (1835-1916) attended Kristiania (now Oslo) University. Became observer at Kristiania Astronomical Observatory; professor there from 1866; director, Meteorological Institute, 1866-1913; head expedition to northern coast of Norway, 1876-1878; set up Bossekop meteorological station in Lapland, 1882-1883. Research on oceanography and meteorology of North Atlantic regions, dynamics of atmosphere; developed hypothesis of arctic currents and drift.

From the description of Papers, 1859-1908. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83103427

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Subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • Scientific expeditions--19th century
  • Geology
  • Meteorology--Observations
  • Astronomy

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  • Greenland (as recorded)