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Murino, Clifford (Murino, Clifford J.)



Born in 1929, Clifford J. Murino earned a M.S. in Meteorology in 1954 and Ph.D. in Geology in 1957 from St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. He began his career at the University of St. Louis as a professor of Meteorology and later served as the department chair. From 1969 to 1975, he held the position of Vice President for Finance and Research. While serving in this position, Murino was appointed the Physical Science Coordinator for the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Washington, D.C. where he was responsible for the NCAR program.

Dr. Murino first came to NCAR in 1975 as the Director of the Atmospheric Technology Division after serving on the UCAR Board of Trustees. He briefly left in 1980 to take the position of President of the Desert Research Institute (DRI) and returned to UCAR as the President in 1983. He retired from this position in 1988.

Author: Krista Stracka
NCAR Staff Notes

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Atmospheric Technology Division (ATD) Records

Identifier:  - 04-03-ATD

Arrangement is by original order. The collection is organized into 4 series housed in 8 record cartons: Series 1: Administrative, 1969-2001, undated Series 2: Correspondence, 1970-1980 Series 3: Facilities, 1969-1997, undated Series 4: Projects, 1970-2002, undated

Dates: 1964- 2016; Majority of material found in 1972-1979; Other: Date acquired: 19800000

Clifford J. Murino Papers

Identifier:  - 02-CJM

This collection is housed in five record cartons and arranged into the following three series: I. Trips II. Desert Research Institute III. UCAR As much as possible, the original folder titles have been maintained. In the container list, these titles have been transcribed as accurately as possible. There is not a distinction made between the original folder titles and those provided by the processor.

Dates: 1973-1988; Majority of material found in 1983-1988

Tropical Wind, Energy Conversion, and Reference Level Experiment (TWERLE) Records

Identifier:  - 04-TWERLE

Arrangement is by original order. This collection consists of 5 series in 3 boxes:

Series 1: Administrative, 1970-1975 Series 2: Correspondence, 1969-1976, undated Series 3: Research and Data, 1971-1978, undated Series 4: Presentations, Publications, Reports, 1969-1977 Series 5: Ephemera and Photographs

Dates: 1969-1978; Majority of material found in 1972-1976

UCAR Records

Identifier: 02-UCAR
Arrangement The original order of the collection and the original folder titles have been maintained. Materials were grouped together into series by the Archivist. In the detailed description below, these titles have been transcribed as accurately as possible. Records are arranged chronologically by the original printed date. The collection is housed in 19 record cartons and organized into the following 15 series: Series 1: Board of Trustees (BOT), 1959-1985 Series 2: Budget, 1968-1977 Series 3:...
Dates: 1940 - 2021; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1980; Modified: Date acquired: 1986-01-01