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Fontserè i Riba, Eduard
Barcelona 1870 - Barcelona 1970
Seismologist, meteorologist. He finished his studies in physics-mathematics sciences in 1891 and he got his Ph.D. degree in 1894. He organized and directed during 67 years the Servicio Horario, which was the organisation that fixed the official time in Barcelona. At first, the official time was given by the stars position seen from the dome of the Acadèmia de Ciències.
Hernández i Ponsetí, Maurici
Maó (Menorca) 1859 - Maó (Menorca) 1932
Meteorologist, pharmacist. He completed his studies in Barcelona. After returning to Mahon, he began measuring climate from the rooftop of his drugstore on Arraval street. He was also the first chemical inspector of the city's municipal laboratory created in 1913 at the Civil Hospital, but he stood out as a meteorologist.
Patxot i Jubert, Rafael
Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Baix Empordà 1872 - Ginebra 1964
Meteorologist, patron, writer, bibliophile. Man of great temperament, he devoted himself to the patronage of the Catalan culture, mainly during the Dictatorship of Primo de Rivera that culminated in the Institution Patxot.
Puigcerver i Zanón, Manuel
València 1922 - Barcelona 2020
Physicist, meteorologist. Degree in Physical Sciences from the University of Valencia, PhD in Physical Sciences from the University of Barcelona, Master of Science in Meteorology from the University of Chicago, and Professor of Air Physics at the University of Barcelona.
Vidal i Llenas, Josep Maria
Valls 1913 - Barcelona 2019
Physicist, meteorologist. He was born in Valls in 1913. He graduated in Physics and Chemistry at the University of Barcelona (1934) and received his Ph.D. in Physical Sciences at the Complutense University of Madrid (1944), with a thesis on the electrical conductivity of air, directed by the Dr. Isidre Pòlit (Alella, 1880 - Barcelona, 1958).