Hooker's data

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Description

In his original paper, Forbes provided additional data collected by the botanist Dr. Joseph Hooker on temperatures and boiling points measured often at higher altitudes in the Himalaya Mountains.

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

bp

Measured boiling temperature, degrees F.

pres

Measured air pressure, inches of Mercury.

lpres

100 times pres rounded to two decimals.

Source

Forbes, J. (1957). Further experiments and remarks on the measurement of heights by boiling point of water. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 21, 235-243.

References

Weisberg, S. (2014). Applied Linear Regression, 4th edition. Hoboken NJ: Wiley.

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