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Report on Observations of Luminous Meteors, 1865–66. By a Com-

mittee, consisting of JAMES GLAISHER, F.R.S., of the Royal Observa-

tory, Greenwich, Secretary to the British Meteorological Society, &c.;

ROBERT P. GREG, F.G.S., &c.; E. W. BRAYLEY, F.R.S., &c.; and

ALEXANDER S. HERSCHEL, B.A.

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Report of the Committee appointed to Investigate the Alum Bay Leaf-

Bed. By W. STEPHEN MITCHELL, LL.B., F.G.S., Caius College, Cam-

bridge

146

Report of the Committee appointed to make Experiments on the differ-

ence between the Resistance of Water to Floating and to Immersed

Bodies. The Committee consists of John Scort RUSSELL, C.E., F.R.S.;

JAMES R. NAPIER; Professor RANKINE, C.E., F.R.S.; and W. FROUDE 148

Report on Muscular Irritability and the relations which exist between

Muscle, Nerve, and Blood. By RICHARD NORRIS, M.D.

.. 157

Report on the Physiological Action of certain Compounds of Amyl and

Ethyl. By BENJAMIN W. RICHARDSON, M.A., M.D., F.R.S...... 172

Second Report on the Structure and Classification of the Fossil Crustacea.

By HENRY WoodwaRD, F.G.S....

... 179

Second Report on the “Menevian Group” and the other Formations at

St. David's, Pembrokeshire. By H. Hicks, and J. W. SALTER, F.G.S. 182

Report on Dredging among the Hebrides. By J. GwYX JEFFREYS, F.R.S. 186

Report of the Committee appointed for the purpose of Exploring the

Coasts of the Hebrides by means of the Dredge.—Part II. On the

Crustacea, Echinodermata, Polyzoa, Actinozoa, and Hydrozoa. By

the Rev. ALFRED MERLE NORMAN, M.A...

193

Notices of some Invertebrata, in connexion with the Report of Mr. Gwyn

Jeffreys on Dredging among the Hebrides. By Joshua ALDER 206

Report on the Ostracoda dredged amongst the Hebrides. By George S.

BRADY

208

Report on Dredging in the Moray Firth. By the Rev. WALTER Mac-

GREGOR and ROBERT DAWSON

... 211

Report of the Committee on the Transmission of Sound-Signals under

Water

212

Report of the Lunar Committee for Mapping the Surface of the Moon.

By W. R. Birt, at the request of the Committee, consisting of JAMES

GLAISHER, F.R.S., Lord Rosse, F.R.S., Sir John HERSCHEL, Bart.,

F.R.S., Professor PHILLIPS, F.R.S., WARREN DE LA RUE, F.R.S., Rev.

W. R. Dawes, F.R.S., Rev. T. W. WEBB, F.R.A.S., J. N. LOCKYER,

F.R.A.S., H. S. ELLIS, F.R.A.S., Herr SCHMIDT, and W. R. BIRT,

F.R.A.S.

214

Report ef the Rainfall Committee, consisting of J. GLAISHER, F.R.S.,

Lord WROTTESLEY, F.R.S., Prof. PHILLIPS, F.R.S., Prof. TYNDALL,

F.R.S., Dr. LEE, F.R.S., J. F. BATEMAN, F.R.S., R. W. MYLNE, F.R.S.,

CHARLES BROOKE, F.R.S., and G. J. Symons, Secretary

281
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Report on the best means of providing for a Uniformity of Weights and

Measures, with reference to the Interests of Science. By a Committee,

consisting of Sir John BOWRING, The Right Hon. C. B. ADDERLEY,

M.P., Sir WILLIAM ARMSTRONG, C.B., F.R.S., The ASTRONOMER Royal,

SANUEL Brown, W. EWART, M.P., Dr. FARR, F. P. FELLOWS, Prof.

FRANKLAND, Prof. HENNESSY, F.R.S., JAMES HEYWOOD, M.A., F.R.S.,

Sir ROBERT KANE, F.R.S., Dr. LEONE LEVI, F.S.A., Prof. W. A. MILLER,

F.R.S., Prof. RANKINE, F.R.S., C. W. SIEMENS, F.R.S., Colonel SYKES,

M.P., F.R.S., W. TITE, M.P., F.R.S., Prof. A. W. WILLIAMSON, F.R.S.,

Lord WROTTESLEY, D.C.L., F.R.S., JAMES YATES, F.R.S.

352

An Account of Meteorological and Physical Observations in Three Bal-

loon Ascents made in the years 1865 and 1866 (in continuation of

twenty-five made in the years 1862, 1863, and 1864), under the

auspices of the Committee of the British Association for the Advance-

ment of Science, by JAMES GLAISHER, F.R.S., at the request of the

Committee, consisting of Colonel SYKES, The ASTRONOMER ROYAL, Lord

W'ROTTESLEY, Sir D. BREWSTER, Sir J. HERSCHEL, Bart., Dr. LLOYD,

Dr. Robinson, Mr. Gassiot, Mr. GLAISHER, Prof. TYNDALL, Dr. Fair-

BAIRN, and Dr. W. A. MILLER...

367

Report on the Extinct Birds of the Mascarene Islands. By a Committee,

consisting of Prof. A. NEWTON, Rev. H. B. TRISTRAM, and Dr. SCLATER 401

Report on various Experiments carried out by Captain W. H. NOBLE, R.A.,

under the direction of the Ordnance Select Committee relative to the

Penetration of Iron Armour Plates by Steel Shot, to which is added

a Memorandum on the Penetration of Iron-Clad Ships by Steel and

other Projectiles ..

403

Report on Isomerism among the Alcohols. By J. A WANKLYN

456

Report of the Committee on Scientific Evidence in Courts of Law, con-

sisting of the Rev. W. V. HARCOURT, Professor WILLIAMSON, The Right

Hon. J. NAPIER, Mr. W. Tite, Professor CHRISTISON, Mr. CARPMAEL,

Dr. TYNDALL, Mr. JAMES HEYWOOD, Mr. J. F. BATEMAN, Mr. THOMAS

WEBSTER, Sir BENJAMIN BRODIE, Bart., and Professor W. A. MILLER:

- Professor WILLIAMSON, Secretary ..

456

Second Report on Maltese Fossiliferous Caves, &c. By A. LEITH ADAMS,

M.A., M.B., F.G.S.....

458

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