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Corporate entry Australian Numerical Meteorology Research Centre (ANMRC) (1974 - 1984)

From
1974
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
1984
Functions
Meteorology
Location
Melbourne, Victoria

Summary

Following a review of the Commonwealth Meteorology Research Centre (CMRC) in 1973, the CMRC changed its name and structure, becoming the Australian Numerical Meteorology Research Centre (ANMRC) in 1974. It became an independent unit, with an Officer-in-Charge responsible to the CSIRO and the Secretary, Department of Science (and successor agencies).

Timeline

 1969 - 1974 Commonwealth Meteorology Research Centre (CMRC)
       1974 - 1984 Australian Numerical Meteorology Research Centre (ANMRC)

Related Corporate Bodies

Related People

  • Gauntlett, Douglas John (1942 - )

    CSIRO Chief Research Scientist and Officer-in-Charge at the Australian Numerical Meteorology Research Centre

    Date: 1978 - 1982

  • Karoly, David John (1955 - )

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Australian Numerical Meteorology Research Centre (ANMRC) at CSIRO

    Date: 1981 - 1983

Published resources

Books

  • Garratt, John, Angus, David and Holper, Paul, Winds of Change: Fifty Years of Achievements in the CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Research 1946-1996, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 1998, 136 (148) pp. Details
  • Seaman, R. S., ANMRC - victim of institutional politics?, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, 2004, 29 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • 'New Head for ANMRC', Weather News, vol. 242, March 1978, 1978, p. 7. Details
  • Gentilli, J., 'A History of Meteorological and Climatological Studies in Australia', University Studies in History, vol. 5, 1967, pp. 54-88. Details

Reports

  • Australian Numerical Meteorology Research Centre, CMRC/ANMRC valedictory report: 1969-1984, ANMRC, Melbourne, 1984, 160 pp. Details

Reviews

  • Day, David, review of ANMRC - victim of institutional politics?, Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 19, no. 1, 2008, pp. 109-11. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Federation and Meteorology, 2001, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/fam/index_a.html. Details
  • Garratt, J. R., Webb, E. K. and Mccarthy, S., 'Charles Henry Brian Priestley. 8 July 1915 - 18 May 1998', Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, vol. 57, 2011, pp. 349-78. Details
  • Garratt, J. R., Webb, E. K. and Mccarthy, S., 'Charles Henry Brian Priestley 1915-1998', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 22, 2011, pp. 126-51. Details

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