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Julian, Paul Rowland



  • Existence: 1929-


Born in 1929, Paul R. Julian joined NCAR as a scientist early in NCAR's history. He was a member of the Climate Analysis Section (CAS) in CGD (Climate and Global Dynamics). In 1971, he and Roland A. Madden co-authored a paper titled "Detection of a 40-50 day oscillation in the zonal wind in the tropical Pacific." The Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) theory developed from their research and remains influential in climate research. Julian separated from NCAR circa 1987.

Author: Colleen M. McCorkell
"National Center for Atmospheric Research Annual Scientific Report Fiscal Year 1986." March 1987. (accessed 2/16/2010).

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

Global Atmospheric Research Program (GARP) Records

Identifier:  - GARP

Arrangement is by original order. The collection is organized into 4 series housed in 2 record cartons and 1 Hollinger box:

Series 1: Administrative, 1969-1979, undated Series 2: Advisory Panels and Committees, 1970-1973 Series 3: Correspondence, 1970-1972 Series 4: Research, 1966-1976, undated

Dates: 1966-1979; Majority of material found in 1970-1972

Paul R. Julian Papers

 Collection — Other 1
Identifier: 04-03-01-PRJ

Arrangement is by material type.

The collection consists of seven series in one box:

Series I: Boulder Winds - Loading Criteria, 1965-1976 and undated Series II: Conferences, 1965-1967 Series III: GATE, 1973-1978 and undated Series IV: Lee Waves, 1969-1973 and undated Series V: Human Interactions with the Atmosphere, 1966-1972 and undated Series VI: Notes, 1965-1973 and undated Series VII: Publications, 1968-1976 and undated

Dates: 1962-1978; Majority of material found in 1966-1975

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