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Hasselmann, Klaus, 1931-
Oral history interview with Klaus Hasselmann, 2006 February 15.
In this interview, Klaus Hasselmann discusses topics such as: his family background and how he became interested in physics; getting his PhD from the Max Planck Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Gottingen University; Walter Tollmien; University of California, San Diego Institute for Geophysics and Planetary Physics; Scripps Institute of Oceanography; Walter Munk; Norman Barber; John Miles; Hugh Bradner; George Backus; Klaus Wyrtki; Carl Eckart; Charles David Keeling; researching storms in the south pacific including Hawaii; Frank Snodgrass; Gordon Groves; measuring waves in the North Sea; becoming director of the newly formed Department of Theoretical Geophysics at the University of Hamburg; Donald Menzel; the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology; North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO); Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Wolfgang Sell; Art Maxwell; Dirk Olbers; Heinz-Hermann Essen; Peter Muller; wave dynamics; Global Atmospheric Research Programme (GARP); Reimar Lust; Kirk Bryan; World Climate Research Programme; European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF); Lennart Bengtsson; El Nino predictions; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); carbon dioxide emissions; Hans Hinzpeter; plasma physics; quantum field theory.
Leading oceanographer and climate modeller; Ph.D. physics, University of Gottingen and Max Planck Institute of Fluid Dynamics (1957); professor at University of Hamburg (1964-1975); founding director of the Max Planck Institute of Meteorology (1975-1999); published papers on climate dynamics, stochastic processes, ocean waves, remote sensing, and integrated assessment studies.
Backus, George.
Barber, N. F. (Norman Frederick)
Bengtsson, Lennart
Bradner, Hugh, 1915-2008
Bryan, Kirk.
Eckart, Carl, 1902-1973
Essen, Heinz-Hermann
Hasselmann, Klaus, 1931-
Hinzpeter, Hans
Keeling, Charles D., 1928-2005
Lüst, Reimar, 1923-
Maxwell, A. E. (Arthur Eugene), 1925-
Menzel, Donald H. (Donald Howard), 1901-1976
Miles, John, 1920-2008
Müller, Peter, 1944-
Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-
Olbers, Dirk Jürgen
Sell, Wolfgang
Tollmien, Walter Gustav.
Wyrtki, Klaus.
European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts
Global Atmospheric Research Programme.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft.
Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Universität Göttingen
Universität Hamburg. Institut für Geophysik
University of California, San Diego. Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
World Climate Research Programme
Carbon dioxide.
El Niño Current.
Plasma physics.
Quantum field theory.
Storms.
Wave mechanics
Waves -- Measurement.
Hawaii.
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Oral histories. aat
Transcripts. aat
Olbers, Dirk Jürgen, interviewer.
Storch, H. v. (Hans von), 1949-, interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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