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Leith, Cecil E., 1923-
Oral history interview with Cecil E. "Chuck" Leith, 1997 July 2.
In this interview, Chuck Leith discusses his early life and the development of his career as a physicist, a mathematician, and a climate modeler. Topics discussed include: University of California, Berkeley; Ernest Lawrence; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Manhattan Project; Edward Teller; Emilio Segrè; Herb York; John Von Neumann; computer atmospheric modeling; Bob Richtmyer; Joe Smagorinsky; J. Robert Oppenheimer; UNIVAC; Institute for Advanced Study; simulations of thermonuclear explosions; Joe Knox; Jule Charney; George Cressman; numerical weather prediction; weather modification; Akio Arakawa; Lewis Fry Richardson; Warren Washington; George Michael; Mike MacCracken; University of California, Davis; Dave Fultz; Global Atmospheric Research Program (GARP); National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR); Walter Orr Roberts; Akira Kasahara; Control Data Corporation computers; Cray computers; Seymour Cray; National Academy of Science; ozone layer depletion; Francis Benedict; Steve Orszag; Dick Lindzen; climate change; Alexander Obukhov; Andrei Kolmogorov; Rich Anthes.
Atmospheric scientist. Physicist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Anthes, Richard A.
Arakawa, Akio
Benedict, Francis Gano, 1870-1957
Charney, Jule G.
Cray, Seymour
Cressman, George P. (George Parmley), 1919-2008
Fultz, Dave, 1921-
Kasahara, Akira
Knox, Joseph B.
Kolmogorov, A. N. (Andreĭ Nikolaevich), 1903-1987
Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958.
Leith, Cecil E., 1923-
Lindzen, Richard S.
MacCracken, Michael C.
Michael, George, 1926-
Obukhov, A. M. (Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich), 1918-
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Orszag, Steven A.
Richardson, Lewis Fry, 1881-1953
Richtmyer, Robert D.
Roberts, Walter Orr
Segrè, Emilio
Smagorinsky, J. (Joseph)
Teller, Edward, 1908-2003
Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957
Washington, Warren M.
York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)
Control Data Corporation.
Global Atmospheric Research Programme
Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.)
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
National Center for Atmospheric Research (U.S.)
University of California, Berkeley.
University of California, Davis.
Atmospheric models
Atmospheric physics
Climatic changes
Cray computers.
Nuclear weapons
Numerical weather forecasting
Ozone layer depletion
Univac computer.
Weather control
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Manhattan Project (U.S.)
Edwards, Paul N., interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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