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Arakawa, Akio
Oral history interview with Akio Arakawa, 1997 July 17 and 18.
In this interview, Akio Arakawa discusses topics such as: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); meteorology; his family and education; University of Tokyo; Japan Meteorological Agency; Hidetoshi Arakawa; fluid dynamics and thermodynamics; Michael Schlesinger; weather prediction; FORTRAN; UNIVAC; Yale Mintz; Chuck Leith; Mark Rhodes; Joseph Smagorinsky; Jule Charney; John Von Neumann; Syukuro Manabe; Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL); International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); Pierre Morel; David Randall; climate models; National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); Milton Halem; Jim Hansen; United States Department of Transportation (DOT); Rand Corporation; Max Suarez; National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR); National Science Foundation (NSF); Thomas Rosmond; National Academy of Sciences; carbon dioxide.
(1927- ): D.Sc. in meteorology, University of Tokyo (1961); research professor and professor emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Instrumental in the field of atmospheric general cirulation model (AGCM) development that are used for studies of global warming and projecting the consequences of anthropogenic climate change.
Arakawa, Akio
Arakawa, Hidetoshi, 1907-1984
Charney, Jule G.
Hansen, James E. (James Edward), 1941-
Leith, Cecil E., 1923-
Manabe, Syukuro, 1931-
Mintz, Yale
Morel, Pierre, 1933-
Schlesinger, M. E. (Michael E.)
Smagorinsky, J. (Joseph)
Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957
University of California, Los Angeles
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (U.S.)
International Business Machines Corporation.
Japan. Kishōchō
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
National Center for Atmospheric Research (U.S.)
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Rand Corporation
Tōkyō Daigaku
United States. Department of Transportation
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Carbon dioxide.
Climatology
Fluid dynamics
FORTRAN (Computer program language)
Meteorology
Thermodynamics.
Univac computer.
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Edwards, Paul N., interviewer.
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American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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