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Occasional Papers


No. Title Author Year
1 An assessment of the present situation of experiments on artificial rain-making L. Starbuck 1950
2 Story of the weather map L. Starbuck 1950
3 Meteorology as a career L. Starbuck 1950
4 Hong Kong temperatures in spring L. Starbuck 1951
5 The birth of a weather forecast L. Starbuck 1951
6 Local storm and strong monsoon signal codes C.S. Ramage 1956
7 Storm and monsoon warning service (The non-local and local storm and strong monsoon signal codes) --- 1956
8 Rain-making G.J. Bell 1963
9 Mean vector winds for southeast Asia (1949 - 1963) T.Y. Chen 1964
10 Preliminary report on rainfall of Hong Kong G.J. Bell 1964
11 A short note on the forecasting of typhoon movement in Hong Kong --- 1964
12 A preliminary report on probable maximum rainfall over Lantau Island P.C. Chin 1965
13a Notes on the A.P.T. equipment used by the Royal Observatory Hong Kong P.C. Chin 1965
13b Notes on the A.P.T. equipment used by the Royal Observatory Hong Kong
(Second edition)
G.J. Bell 1966
14 The Plessey type 43S radar sited at the Royal Observatory station at Tate's Cairn --- 1966
15 Notes on the use of Celsius in Hong Kong G.J. Bell 1966
16 Notes on the weather of Hong Kong --- 1966
17 An explanation of meteorological terms, first edition (in Chinese only) P.C. Chin 1958
18 A note on weather satellites prepared for World Meteorological Day 23 March 1967 P. Peterson 1967
19 Atmospheric pollution committee (Report of sub-committee on air pollution and visibility) G.J. Bell & P.C. Chin 1967
20 Meteorology for scouts, first edition S.W. To 1970
21 A preliminary study of anomalous radar propagation P.C. Chin 1970
22 Operational procedure for streamline analysis P.C. Chin 1970
23 Prediction of 5-day rainfall at the Royal Observatory Hong Kong in July P.C. Chin 1971
24 Typical tropical cyclone tracks associated with different types of mean flow pattern P.C. Chin 1971
25 The Royal Observatory G.J. Bell 1972
26 Hong Kong typhoons P.C. Chin 1972
27 The Royal Observatory G.J. Bell 1973
28 Quasi-biennial variations in the tropical troposphere (recyclostyled in 1974) G.J. Bell 1968
29 The Royal Observatory tropical cyclone prediction programme (1974 - 1975) P.C. Chin 1975
30 The Royal Observatory G.J. Bell 1978
31 Notes on the meteorological aspects of air pollution in Hong Kong --- 1968
32 A proposed scheme for a joint study of tropical cyclone movement prediction by objective techniques P.C. Chin 1975
33 The rainstorms of May 1889 and July 1926 C.W. Chan 1976
34 History and general organization of the Royal Observatory, Hong Kong D. J. Malone ---
35 Hong Kong Royal Observatory standard practices in publications H.K. Lam 1976
36 The Typhoon of 18 September 1906 W.Y. Li 1976
37 The Royal Observatory tropical cyclone prediction programme (1977 - 1978) P.C. Chin 1977
38 An investigation of possible air pollution of a proposed housing estate on Ap Lei Chau P. Peterson 1977
39 Tropical cyclone strike probability values for ten target locations in southeast Asia P.C. Chin 1977
40 A preliminary study of drought in Hong Kong V.L.P. Wong & A.F.V. Lam 1978
41 Low-level wind shear detection equipments for Hong Kong International Airport H.K. Lam 1981
42 Meteorological conditions at Chek Lap Kok C.Y. Lam 1981
43 Reduction of visibilities in Hong Kong E. Law 1977
44 Meteorological conditions at Chek Lap Kok (Second report) C.Y. Lam 1981
45 Preliminary report on the Chek Lap Kok Basin storm surge numerical modelling investigation S.C. Wong 1981
46 Modelling of airflow near Chek Lap Kok using a stratified water tank S.W. Fong 1981
47 A preliminary report on the meteorological conditions in the Deep Bay Area C.Y. Lam 1981
48 Preliminary report on the wind tunnel experiment to study turbulence and wind shear in the vicinity of Chek Lap Kok C.Y. Lam 1981
49 An investigation of turbulence and wind shear in the vicinity of Chek Lap Kok using a light aircraft, Dec. 1979 - Nov. 1981 C.Y. Lam 1981
50 Wind tunnel experiment to study the occurrence of wind shear in the vicinity of Chek Lap Kok, Vol. I, II & Supplement C.Y. Lam 1982
51 Second report on the Chek Lap Kok Basin storm surge numerical modelling investigation S.C. Wong 1982
52 Analysis of Doppler acoustic radar data (Oct. 1981 - May 1982) for the replacement airport studies C.Y. Lam 1982
53 Result of operating an acoustic radar system in Junk Bay from June to July 1982 E. Koo & C.M. Tam 1982
54 Chek Lap Kok meteorological and oceanographic investigations 1979 - 1982 C.Y. Lam & K.H. Yeung 1982
55 The typhoon of 18 August 1923 W.C. Poon 1980
56 Conditional probabilities of rainfall over 4-hourly periods based on wind data recorded at the Royal Observatory B.Y. Lee 1983
57 Report on joint study of tropical cyclone movement prediction by objective techniques P. Sham 1979
58 Terminology used in classification of tropical cyclones P. Sham 1983
59 An interview with P. Sham on tropical cyclones by H. Taba, Editor of the World Meteorological Organization Bulletin P. Sham 1984
60 A meteorological assessment of atmospheric transport conditions in the Deep Bay air shed E. Koo, B.Y. Lee & C.M. Tam 1984
61 Final report of meteorological studies of the Junk Bay air shed E. Koo, B.Y. Lee & C.M. Tam 1984
62 A preliminary analysis of visibility trends in Hong Kong, 1968-1982 W.L. Chang 1985
63 Manual for the Geotechnical Control Office automatic raingauge system K.H. Yeung, K.K. Ng & F.T. Yuen 1989
64 A solar-powered automatic weather station Vol. 1 & 2 K.H. Yeung, K.K. Ng & L.K. Yau 1986
65 Ninth Guangdong - Hong Kong - Macau Seminar on Hazardous Weather --- 1994
66 12th Guangdong - Hong Kong - Macau Seminar on Hazardous Weather --- 1998
67 15th Guangdong - Hong Kong - Macau Seminar on Meteorological Science and Technology --- 2001
Last revision date: <18 Dec 2012>