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Charney, Jule G.
Oral history interview with Jule G. Charney, 1980 August 25, 26, 27 and 28.
Family background, early education. University of California, Los Angeles undergraduate and graduate studies in meteorology (Holmboe, Theodore von Kármán); thesis. To University of Chicago (Carl-Gustaf Rossby), 1946; Universitetet i Oslo (Eady Solberg, Wilhelm Bjerknes), 1947. Institute for Advanced Study (John Von Neumann, Vladimir Zworykin, Philip Thompson, J. R. Oppenheimer, Freeman Dyson, Joseph Smagorinsky), 1948-1956; ENIAC; cyclogenic prediction; reasons for leaving Princeton. To Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Henrik A. Lorentz); value of teaching. Discussion of work in oceanography (Harald Sverdrup, Stommel); Wood's Hole Associates Lecturer, 1954. Formation of National Center for Atmospheric Research.
Dates, 1917-1981.
Dyson, Freeman J.
Lorentz, H. A. (Hendrik Antoon), 1853-1928.
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Sverdrup, H. U. (Harald Ulrik), 1888-1957.
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963.
Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957.
Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.).
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
National Center for Atmospheric Research (U.S.)
Princeton University.
Universitetet i Oslo.
University of California, Los Angeles.
University of Chicago.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Cyclones -- Forecasting.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Transcripts. aat
ENIAC (Computer)
Bjerknes, Wilhelm.
Smagorinsky, J. (Joseph)
Solberg, Eady.
Stommel, Henry M., 1920-
Thompson, Philip Duncan
Zworykin, V. K. (Vladimir Kosma), 1889-1982
Platzman, George W. interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA