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Thompson, Philip D., 1988-08-17

Identifier: Item 97

Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Philip Thompson, 1988. Interviewed by Earl Droessler. 1 sound cassette (ca. 1 hr.) : analog, mono + transcript (14 pgs.). AMS 48; two physical versions (one master, one copy). Access restriction: Written permission of the President of AMS required for access. Forms part of American Meteorological Society Oral History Project. Topics include: application of high-speed computing to meteorology; work on the Princeton project; numerical weather prediction; work in Stockholm; major problems during presidency of AMS; journals published by the AMS; tensions in the AMS; early life and education; and family life.


  • Creation: 1988-08-17

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From the Collection: 107.00 Items

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Part of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Archives Repository