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Corporate entry CSIRO Meteorological Physics Research Section (1949 - 1954)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
19 May 1949
Highett, Victoria, Australia
To
1954
Functions
Meteorology and Industrial or scientific research
Reference No
CA 3391
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Highett, Victoria

Summary

Established in May 1949, the Meteorological Physics Research Section was located in Highett, Victoria. 1954 saw changes of both location and name for the Section, when it moved to new premises in Aspendale and was granted Divisional status, becoming the Division of Meteorological Physics.

Timeline

 1949 - 1954 CSIRO Meteorological Physics Research Section
       1954 - 1971 CSIRO Division of Meteorological Physics
             1971 - 1988 CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Physics
                   1988 - 2005 CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Research

Related People

  • Moriarty, W. W.

    Research Officer in the Meteorology and Physics Section (Division of Atmospheric Research), CSIRO

    Date: 1951 - 1956

Published resources

Books

  • Gibbs, W. J., A mini-history of meteorology in Australia, Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Melbourne, 1996. Details

Book Sections

  • Gibbs, W. J., 'A mini-history of meteorology in Australia', in Webb, Eric K. (ed.), Windows on Meteorology: Australian Perspective, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 1997, pp. 81-104. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Webb, Eric K. (ed.), Windows on Meteorology: Australian Perspective, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 1997, 342 pp. Details

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