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Here is the weather forecast of the KNMI in De Bilt

Week number 48-50

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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An impression of the KNMI in De Bilt, on the occasion of the fact that the Dutch meteorologist Buys Ballot started with meteorological observations 100 years ago. SHOTS: - man predicts rain on teh basis of his stinging callus; - listener turns the tuning knob of his radio; - ext. KNMI with observation tower; - details of different instruments: anemometer, thermometer, self-recording measuring instruments, seismograph and rain gauge; - employees let up a balloon with a radio probe; - in an observatory the data from the probe coming in through the radio are put on paper; - telex typist transfers the data to elsewhere; - employee draws a weather chart with isobars(?).

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 December 1948
Length:
02:52

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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