American Meteorological Society Oral History Project

The American Meteorological Society Oral History Project was created as a joint program between the American Meteorological Society and UCAR and aims to capture the history of the atmospheric sciences as told by the researchers, scientists, administrators and others working in the field. The collection of interviews is especially rich in conversations which capture the memories of those scientists who launched much of the innovative atmospheric and meteorological research in postwar America.


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42 Years of Research on Atmospheric Disturbances. T.T. Fujita
42 Years of Research on Atmospheric Disturbances. T.T. Fujita
"42 Years of Research on Atmospheric Disturbances" by T.T. Fujita, 1988. 1 sound cassette (ca. 1 hr.) : analog, mono. AMS 29; two physical versions (one master, one copy). Forms part of American Meteorological Society Oral History Project.
American Meteorological Society Oral History Project (AMSOHP)
American Meteorological Society Oral History Project (AMSOHP)
This guide contains a description and inventory of the American Meteorological Society Oral History Project Collection. The materials described in this guide are primarily available in the digital collection: http://opensky.ucar.edu/islandora/object/archives%3Aamsohp. The American Meteorological Society (AMS) holds the copyright on this collection and oral histories may be used with permission from AMS. The American Meteorological Society Oral History Project (AMSOHP) was created as a joint program between the American Meteorological Society and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). The AMSOHP aims to capture the history of the atmospheric sciences as told by scientists, administrators, and others working in field. The collection is especially rich in interviews that capture the memories of scientists who launched much of the innovative meteorological research in post-war America.
Edward D. Lorenz and Philip D. Thompson Lecture
Edward D. Lorenz and Philip D. Thompson Lecture
Edward D. Lorenz and Philip D. Thompson Lecture, 1989. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 2 hrs.). AMS 116-117; one physical version (one master). Forms part of American Meteorological Society - Tape Recorded Interview Project, 1983-2009. Tape 1 (AMS 116) features Edward D. Lorenz speaking on, "Chaos, Spontaneous Climate Variations, and Detection of the Greenhouse Effect." Tape 2 (AMS 117) features Philip D. Thompson speaking on, "Dynamics of a Low-Order General Circulation Model: Stability of Equilibrium States, Attractors, Invariants, and Vacillation." Recorded 1987, July 17, as part of NCAR's Special CGD/ASP/MMM Lectures.

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