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Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences / Space Physics Research Laboratory: 1837 — 2003

Posted: June 23, 2009

Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences / Space Physics Research Laboratory: 1837 — 2003 Download File(s): history_v1.2.pdf

Did you know that in 1854 the first engineering faculty member purchased U-M’s original meteorological instruments?

Did you know that engineering was part of LS&A until 1895?

These are just a couple of the interesting historical facts about AOSS and SPRL that you’ll find in, “Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences / Space Physics Research Laboratory: 1837 — 2003”. This mini-history of AOSS and SPRL contains some little known facts in addition to well-known information.

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