Air pump for Brewer-type ozonesonde, 1963-1965

Made:
1963-1965 in Camberley
designer:
E L Simmonds
maker:
Southern Instruments Ltd.

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Miniature air pump from Brewer-type ozonesonde, designed by Dr. E. Simmonds, Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford, made by Southern Instruments, Camberley, Surrey, England, 1963-1965. Used for taking samples of air in the stratosphere.

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Category:
Meteorology
Object Number:
1997-857
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (metal), electronic components, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified), steel (metal)
type:
sample
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • pumping machinery
credit:
Powell, D.B.B.

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