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The New International Encyclopædia/Meteorological Society, The Royal

METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, The Royal. A learned association established in 1850 and incorporated in 1866. The society has its headquarters in London. The objects are the promotion of meteorology in all its branches, and the record of data and theories relating to the subject. Its membership consists of fellows and honorary members, the latter being foreigners of distinction. The two quarterly publications of the society are the Quarterly Journal and the Meteorological Record.