Oral history interview with Jule G. Charney, 1980 August 25 to 28.


Charney, Jule G. Oral history interview with Jule G. Charney, 1980 August 25 to 28.

Oral history interview with Jule G. Charney, 1980 August 25 to 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.

Transcript, 150 pp.

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