Papers, ca. 1900-1988.


Bjerknes, Jakob, 1897-1975. Papers, ca. 1900-1988.

Papers, ca. 1900-1988.

Collection consists of material relating to UCLA meteorologist Jakob Bjerknes and his meteorologist father Vilhelm, including clippings, printed items, correspondence, photographs and memorabilia. Includes papers by Jakob Bjerknes, awards, and materials regarding his memorial at UCLA, memorial lecture and fund. Contains material about air-sea interactions from the Jakob Bjerknes Symposium, February 1988. Some materials are in Norwegian.

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Bjerknes, Jakob, 1897-.... (person)

Jakob Aall Bonnevie Bjerknes was born Nov. 2, 1897; his father, Vilhelm Bjerknes published books on meteorology, including Dynamic meteorology and hydrography (1910-11); Jakob earned a Ph. D at the University of Oslo (Norway) in 1924; became chief of weather forecasting for western Norway in Bergen, 1921-31; consultancies in Zurich and London; professor of meteorology, Univ. of Bergen, 1931-40; professor (1940-65) and professor emeritus, beginning in 1965, UCLA; founded UCLA Atmospheric Sciences...

Bjerknes, V. (Vilhelm), 1862-1951 (person)

Bjerknes (1862-1951) was a professor in Oslo, Norway. From the description of Papers, 1877-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79909359 From the description of Correspondence and charts, 1912-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77631656 ...

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