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Smagorinsky, J. (Joseph)
Oral history interview with Joseph Smagorinsky, 1989 March 1.
Topics discussed include: brief overview of the history of numerical general circulation models from about 1950-1970, centering on Smagorinsky's group, Syukuro Manabe, the U.S. Weather Bureau, The Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, the General Fluid Dynamics Laboratory at Princeton, the interactions of weather predictions and climate change concerns, especially carbon dioxide warnings (greenhouse effect), the National Research Council, and work with Kurt Byron on developing oceanographic study models.
Byron, Kirk.
Manabe, Syukuro, 1931-
Smagorinsky, J. (Joseph)
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (U.S.)
Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.).
National Research Council (U.S.)
United States. Weather Bureau.
Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric.
Meteorology -- Mathematical models.
Numerical weather forecasting.
Ocean -- Research.
Weather forecasting.
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Weart, Spencer R., 1942- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA