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Kasahara, Akira
Oral history interview with Akira Kasahara, 1998 November 2 and 3.
In the interview Akira Kasahara discusses the following topics: family background and childhood; the University of Tokyo; his interest in astronomy and meteorology; the Japanese Meteorological Society; his research in numerical weather prediction and later tropical cyclones; his work at Texas A & M University, the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), with the Atomic Energy Commission at the Argonne National Laboratory, Courant Institute, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), and the University of Stockholm; his use of computers as early as in the late 1950s; and other physicists mentioned include Sigekata Syono, Syukuro Manabe, Jule Charney, George Platzman, Harry Wexler, Herbert Riehl, Robert Simpson, Joe Smagorinsky, Phil Thompson, Warren Washington, Yale Mintz, Akio Arakawa, Takashi Sasamori, Bob Richtmyer, Will Kellogg, Dan Rex, Joe Tribbia, and John Freeman.
Akira Kasahara is a senior research associate in the climate dynamids and predicatability (CDP) section in the division of climate and global dynamics (CGD) at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). His research interests include numerical weather prediction, atmospheric dynamics, and tropical cyclone research.
Arakawa, Akio
Charney, Jule G.
Freeman, John W.
Kasahara, Akira
Kellogg, William W. (William Welch), 1917-
Manabe, Syukuro, 1931-
Mintz, Yale
Platzman, George W.
Rex, D. F. (Daniel Ferrell), 1916-
Riehl, Herbert, 1915-
Richtmyer, Robert D.
Sasamori, Takeshi
Simpson, Robert H.
Smagorinsky, J. (Joseph)
Syōno, Sigekata, 1911-
Thompson, Philip Duncan
Tribbia, Joseph J.
Washington, Warren M.
Wexler, Harry, 1911-1962.
Argonne National Laboratory
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.
National Center for Atmospheric Research (U.S.)
Texas A&M University.
Tōkyō Daigaku
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
University of California, Los Angeles.
Astronomy
Cyclones -- Forecasting.
Computers.
Meteorology
Numerical weather forecasting.
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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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