American Meteorological Society.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: - AMSOHP
Scope and Contents The American Meteorological Society Oral History Project (AMSOHP) aims to capture the history of the atmospheric sciences as told by scientists, administrators, and others working in field. The collection is especially rich in interviews that capture the memories of scientists who launched much of the innovative meteorological research in post-war America.
Scope and Contents The Henry G. Houghton Papers offer a window into the planning of a National Institute for Atmospheric Research, documenting early discussions and planning meetings, the selection of Walter Orr Roberts as the Director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research, and the UCAR scholarship in meteorology from undergraduate students. Materials include correspondence, handwritten notes, meeting minutes, and reports.
Identifier: - 06-PDT
Scope and Contents These papers document the career of Philip Duncan Thompson (1922-1994), whose research focused on the large-scale dynamics of the atmosphere, numerical weather prediction, and the statistical theory of hydrodynamic turbulence. The materials cover his career as a regular officer in the United States Air Force in meteorology beginning in World War II, continuing at the Institute for Advanced Study's Electronic Computer Project, the Air Force Cambridge Research Labs, the Joint Numerical Weather...
Scope and Contents This collection contains various audio-visual resources that document demonstrations, conferences, lectures, facility tours, presentations, and talks by by UCAR/NCAR staff and scientists, as well as others. Retirement parties and NCAR staff events are also included.
Identifier: - 04-03-01-WMW
Scope and Contents The papers of Warren M. Washington document his scientific, professional, and advisory activities, as well as his significant contributions to diversity issues, particularly the enhancement of opportunities for people of color in science. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, lectures, articles and manuscript drafts, teaching materials, notes and calculations, clippings, awards, publications, motion picture film, and photographs.
Collection — other: 1-5
Scope and Contents The Papers of William Welch Kellogg consists of documents dated from 1946 to 2005. Dr. Kellogg‚Äôs research and work for the National Center for Atmospheric Science (NCAR) comprises the bulk of the materials. He was involved with climate change research and early forecasting methods. The collection includes committee materials, correspondence and memoranda, journals, presentations and speeches, research files, writings, publications, figures, newspaper clippings, and photographs.