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Jule Gregory Charney

(1917—1981)


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(b. San Francisco, 1 January 1917; d. Boston, 16 June 1981)

American meteorologist noted for his major contribution to deriving the equations describing atmospheric motion, and advancing understanding of the general circulation. He was a pioneer in the use of these models for numerical weather prediction, including the use of digital computers.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.


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