In Flint, 1633, Chapter 14, Jesse tells Jim, "We need someone to organize a weather service. . . ." In Huff and Goodlett, "High Road to Venice" (GG19), set in 1634, Merton Smith of TransEuropean Airlines calls up the weather service and he has weather information from Rome and Bolzano (and it appears that at one point there were stations in Saxony and Brandenburg). By 1635, there is a weather observation network in part of Russia.
In parts 1 and 2, I discussed . . .
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