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Platzman, George W.

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Conversation with Jule G. Charney, an Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0411
Scope and Contents of the Collection Collection consists of an edited transcript and a microfilm of the transcript of an oral history interview of Jule Charney conducted Aug. 25-28, 1980 by George W. Platzman. The transcript was published in 1987 as "Conversations with Jule Charney." In the interview Charney discusses his family background and years of schooling, and his professional work and research at the University of Oslo, 1947-1948; at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, 1948-1956; and his years at...
Dates: August 1980

Jule G. Charney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0184
Abstract These papers document the career of Jule G. Charney, whose research focused on the mathematical description of large-scale atmospheric circulations and included work on the theory of ocean currents, atmospheric wave propagation, large-scale hydrodynamic instability, hurricanes, drought, and atmospheric blocking ridges. The papers document his scientific, academic, professional, and political activities, dating from 1936 to 1981. Part of his career was spent at the Massachusetts Institute of...
Dates: 1921 - 1981

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Faculty 1
Meteorology -- Research. 1
Meteorology -- Study and teaching. 1
Numerical weather forecasting -- History. 1