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Join the Mostly Weather podcast team as they explore a new mostly weather based topic each month, through a collection of fascinating facts, stories, statistics or just about anything else they deem interesting.
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The Mostly Weather Hall of Fame – Sir Francis Beaufort [Episode 13]
In this edition of our Mostly Weather Hall of Fame series, we are taking a look at the fascinating life of Sir Francis Beaufort. ---
--- Podcast regulars Claire Witham and Jeff Norwood Brown are once again joined by Met Office archivist Catherine Ross to discuss another important figure in the history of meteorology.---
--- Starting life as a naval officer, Beaufort later went on to devise the Beaufort scale in 1805 – the measurement for wind speed that is still used today.---
--- All of the diaries and documents mentioned in this episode, plus more information, are available on our show notes page which can be found here: www.metoffice.gov.uk/learning/mostly-weather/episode13