Teisserenc de Bort Léon Philippe

Teisse·renc de Bort

(tĕs-rä′ də bôr′), Léon Philippe 1855-1913.
French physicist and meteorologist. Using balloons outfitted with weather instruments, he discovered and named the stratosphere.
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