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Lorenz, Edward N.
Oral history interview with Edward N. Lorenz, 2000 November 8.
Topics include: childhood and education; his military experience with meteorology; continued with meteorology instead of returning to mathematics after the war; numerical weather prediction and resistence to it; influence of Victor Starr; Jule Charney and Norman Phillips; resistence to modeling as a technique for exploring meteorological theory; shift to emphasis to modeling in graduate research; climate change; funding by the U.S. Air Force; interest in long range forecasting; shifts in climate as random events; Lorenz's role on American Meteorological Society Committee tasked with evaluating methods of Irving Krick; importance of Rossby's Stockholm Institute to meteorology; international nature of meteorology; visit to Russia; women who trained as meteorologists at the University of Chicago during WWII; current intermediate sized modeling project; involvement with history of meteorology.
Edward N. Lorenz, (1917-2008 ). Meteorologist. Professor of meteorology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1948-1987.
Charney, Jule G.
Krick, Irving.
Lorenz, Edward N.
Phillips, Norman A., 1923-
Starr, Victor P.
Meteorology -- International cooperation.
Meteorology -- Mathematical models.
Military meteorology
Women in science
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Harper, Kristine, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA