Book ID: CBB000074614

Historical essays on meteorology, 1919-1995 (1996)


Fleming, James Rodger (Editor)

American Meteorological Society

Publication Date: 1996
Edition Details: The Diamond Anniversary history volume of the American Meteorological Society.
Physical Details: xviii + 617 pp.; illus.; notes; index

Description Contents: Lorenz, Edward N.: The evolution of dynamic meterology. Cressman, George P.: The origin and rise of numerical weather prediction. Serafin, Robert J.: The evolution of atmospheric measurement systems. Rogers, R.R., Smith, P.L.: A short history of radar meteorology. Purdom, James F.W., Menzel, W. Paul: Evolution of satellite observations in the United States and their use in meteorology. Nebeker, Frederik: A history of calculating aids in meteorology. Braham, Roscoe R., Jr.: Formation of rain: A historical perspective. Orville, Harold D.: A history of research in cloud dynamics and microphysics. DeMaria, Mark: A history of hurricane forecasting for the Atlantic Basin, 1920-1995. Crawford, Kenneth C., Kessler, Edwin: Severe convective storms: A brief history of science and practice. Krider, E. Philip: 75 years of research on the physics of a lightning discharge. Kutzbach, John E.: Steps in the evolution of climatology: From descriptive to analytic. Changnon, Stanley A.: Applied climatology: A glorious past, an uncertain future. Engman, Edwin T.: Hydrology in the twentieth century. Spiegler, David B.: A history of private sector meteorology. Cartwright, Gordon D., Sprinkle, Charles H.: A history of aeronautical meteorology: Personal perspectives, 1903-1995. Leep, Roy: The American Meteorological Society and the development of broadcast meteorology. Koelsch, William A.: From geo- to physical science: Meteorology and the American university, 1919-1945. Houghton, David D.: Meteorology education in the United States after 1945. Fleming, James Rodger, Kaplan, Simone L.: Historical writing on meteorology: An annotated bibliography. Burba, Julie A.: Historical photo gallery.

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Ducos, Joëlle
Zworykin, Vladimir K.
Freytag, Carl
Lloyd, Elisabeth Anne
Lajus, Julia A.
Soens, Tim
History of Meteorology
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Environment and History
Acque Sotterranee
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Social Studies of Science
Università degli Studi di Torino
Gebrüder Bornträger
University of Oregon
Climate and climatology
Weather forecasting
Computer Simulation
Weather control
Climate change
Conty, Evrart de
Zworykin, Vladimir Kosma
Palissy, Bernard
Corti, Bonaventura
Humboldt, Alexander von
Scandinavia; Nordic countries
Atlantic Ocean
20th century, early
19th century
20th century
18th century
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