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    The ‘Genie of the Storm’: Cyclonic Reasoning and the Spaces of Weather Observation in the Southern Indian Ocean, 1851–1925.Martin Mahony - 2018 - British Journal for the History of Science 51 (4):607-633.
    This article engages with debates about the status and geographies of colonial science by arguing for the significance of meteorological knowledge making in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Mauritius. The article focuses on how tropical storms were imagined, theorized and anticipated by an isolated – but by no means peripheral – cast of meteorologists who positioned Mauritius as an important centre of calculation in an expanding infrastructure of maritime meteorology. Charles Meldrum in particular earned renown in the mid-nineteenth century for (...)
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    Introduction—Up, Down, Round and Round: Verticalities in the History of Science.Wilko Graf von Hardenberg & Martin Mahony - 2020 - Centaurus 62 (4):595-611.
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    The Colour of Risk: An Exploration of the IPCC’s “Burning Embers” Diagram.Martin Mahony - 2012 - Spontaneous Generations 6 (1):75-89.
    This article tracks the historical emergence of a new visual convention in the representation of the risks associated with climate change. The “reasons for concern” or “burning embers” diagram has become a prominent visual element of the climate change debate. By drawing on a number of cultural resources, the image has gained a level of discursive power which has resulted both in material mobility and epistemic transformation as the diagram itself has become a tool for a variety of actors to (...)
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    Climatography for the Anthropocene: D. R. Coen: Climate in Motion: Science, Empire, and the Problem of Scale. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018, 464pp, $40.00 HB.Martin Mahony - 2019 - Metascience 28 (3):435-440.
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    Jamie L. Pietruska. Looking Forward: Prediction and Uncertainty in Modern America. Xiii + 280 Pp., Figs., Index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2017. $45 . ISBN 9780226475004. [REVIEW]Martin Mahony - 2019 - Isis 110 (1):194-196.
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    Modelling and the Nation: Institutionalising Climate Prediction in the UK, 1988–92.Martin Mahony & Mike Hulme - 2016 - Minerva 54 (4):445-470.
    How climate models came to gain and exercise epistemic authority has been a key concern of recent climate change historiography. Using newly released archival materials and recently conducted interviews with key actors, we reconstruct negotiations between UK climate scientists and policymakers which led to the opening of the Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research in 1990. We historicize earlier arguments about the unique institutional culture of the Hadley Centre, and link this culture to broader characteristics of UK regulatory practice (...)
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