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General Publications

 

No. Title Author Year
1 Director's annual departmental report --- 1884-1939 
1946-1980
2 Typhoon! (second revised edition) --- 1992
3 The life history of a tropical cyclone P.C. Chin 1977
4 Hong Kong's tropical cyclone warning signals (pdf version)

Hong Kong's tropical cyclone warning signals

--- 2009
5 Hong Kong weather services for shipping (16th edition) (pdf version)

shipping_cover.jpg (5969 bytes)

--- 2007
6 Weather information card for fishermen (in Chinese only) --- 1997
7 Hong Kong Observatory calendar

Hong Kong Observatory calendar

--- 1970-1979 
1981-1983 
1985-1996 
1998 onwards
8 Astronomical tables (yearly) --- 1960-1970
9 Astronomical tables and star charts (yearly) --- 1971-1984
10 Hong Kong Observatory almanac

Hong Kong Observatory almanac

--- 1984 onwards
11 Upper temperatures and the properties of air mass over Hong Kong C.W. Jeffries, G.S.P. Heywood 1941
12 A brief general history of Royal Observatory L. Starbuck 1951
13 A short glossary of the more commonly used meteorological terms L. Starbuck & H.C. Huang 1954
14 Climatological charts of the Far East S.L. Chang 1959
15 Meteorology for scouts, second impression (with corrections) S.W. To 1976
16 A glossary of technical terms used in weather forecasts (in Chinese only) --- 1981
17 From time ball to atomic clock A. Dyson 1983
18 Tide tables for Hong Kong (yearly)

Tide tables for Hong Kong

--- 1987 onwards
19 Thunderstorm warning (pdf version)

Thunderstorm warning

--- 2009
20 The strong monsoon signal (pdf version)

The strong monsoon signal

--- 2009
21 Rainstorm warning system

Rainstorm warning system

--- 1997
22 Landslip warning --- 2009
23 Hong Kong Observatory performance pledge

Hong Kong Observatory performance pledge

--- 2001
24 Newsletter for Hong Kong Voluntary Observing Ships --- 1993 onwards
25 Weather on Wings (newsletter for the aviation community)

Weather on wings

--- 1994 onwards
26 Newsletter for << Friends of Observatory >> (in Chinese only)

Newsletter for << Friends of Observatory >>

--- 1996 onwards
27 Special announcement on flooding in the northern New Territories --- 1998
28 Cold and Very Hot Weather Warnings

Cold and Very Hot Weather Warnings

--- 2005
29 Safety under the Sun - Protect yourself against UV Radiation (pdf version) --- 2011
30 Windshear and Turbulence (pdf version)

Windshear and turbulence

--- 2010
31 Fire Danger Warning

Fire Danger Warning

--- 2001
32 "World Weather Information Service" & "Severe Weather Information Centre" (pdf version)

--- 2008
33

Weathering the Storm - Hong Kong Observatory and Social Development

Chapter 1, Chapter 2,Chapter3, Chapter4 (pdf version)

Weathering The Storm

Ho Pui-yin 2004
34 Educational Resources (pdf version)

Educational Resources

--- 2005
35 Dangers of the Sea (pdf version)

Dangers of the Sea

--- 2005
36 Tsunami - The Great Waves (in Chinese only) (pdf version)

Tsunami - The Great Waves

--- 2006
37 Earthquake and Hong Kong (pdf version)

Earthquake and Hong Kong

--- 2007
38 Basic Meteorological Knowledge (in Chinese only)

Basic Meteorological Knowledge

W.H. Leung, F.Y. Hung & K.B. Lam 2007
39 Climate Change in Hong Kong (pdf version)

Climate Change in Hong Kong

--- 2011
40 Storm Surge (pdf version)

Storm Surge

--- 2009
41 Community Weather Information Network (pdf version)

Community Weather Information Network

--- 2010
42 Thematic Webpages for Outdoor Activities (pdf version)

outdoor

--- 2013
43 The formation & threats of Thunderstorms (pdf version)

ts form

--- 2012


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