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By Don Rittner

ISBN-10: 0816047979

ISBN-13: 9780816047970

ISBN-10: 1438109245

ISBN-13: 9781438109244

Designed for prime institution via early students, A to Z of Scientists in climate and weather is a perfect reference of amazing female and male scientists within the box of meteorology and climate technology. Focusing totally on these old figures whose contributions have outlined the way in which smooth meteorologists comprehend weather, climate, and the ambience, this quantity of the outstanding Scientists sequence offers an array of knowledge concerning the lives and reviews of vital scientists, around the globe, from precedent days to the twentieth century. Containing greater than a hundred and sixty entries and nearly 50 black-and-white photos, this quantity emphasizes the chosen scientists' contributions to the sphere in addition to his or her impression at the scientists who've come later. The publication has a basic creation that explains who used to be selected for inclusion and why; an inventory of entries; the entries themselves; indexes by means of box of specialization, nationality, and topic region; a bibliography; and an index.

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Blodget’s early career was laced with controversy due to personal problems with his superiors, but he finished his career as one of the most astute observers of weather phenomena. In 1849, Blodget became one of the volunteers for Joseph HENRY’s Smithsonian Institution meteorological project, the first network of weather observers. For two years, he contributed data collected from instruments loaned to him by the Smithsonian. With a desire to do more in the field, he asked his local congressmen for help, and at age 28, he became a temporary clerk in November 1851 at the Smithsonian, working for Henry.

From 1945 to 2002, he researched virtually every aspect of the field of radar meteorology and has made significant contributions to remote sensing. He has 21 patents, which cover a broad spectrum of radar meteorological technology. His inventions of isoecho contour mapping, the first method of measuring winds by Doppler radar; the so-called Velocity Azimuth Display (VAD); and his method of using conventional air traffic-control radars with Doppler capability to detect microbursts and hazardous low-level windshear all have become major contributions in airline safety.

S. National Academy of Engineering and has an honorary degree from the University of Perugia, Italy. S. S. D. in physics in 1953. Brook began to teach physics at New Mexico Tech and to direct the Langmuir Laboratory for Atmospheric Research in Socorro, New Mexico, beginning in 1954. He retired in 1986. During 1960, Brook and others began arrangements to construct a laboratory on the crest of the Magdalena Mountains of what officially became the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. His primary research has been in atmospheric physics, in the field of lightning and precipitation and other related aspects such as radar.

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