Patrick Squires papers, 1952-1976.


Patrick Squires papers, 1952-1976.

Subject files and research materials of a cloud physics researcher and Director of the Laboratory of Atmospheric Physics at the University of Nevada's Desert Research Institute. The records include correspondence, publications, reports, notes, drawings and sketches, data sets, and miscellaneous records related to cloud sampling and other atmospheric research, collaborative projects, administration, and other professional activities.

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Squires, Patrick 1914-1990. (person)

A native of Australia, Patrick Squires was a charter member of the University of Nevada's Desert Research Institute and a pioneer in the study of cloud seeding. Born in 1914, Squires received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Melbourne in 1934 and a doctorate in 1959. He joined the Australian Bureau of Meteorology in 1937, and served as a Squadron Leader in the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II, working as a weather analyst. Following the war he joined the Ra...

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