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Biographical entry Smith, Len (1920 - )

15 June 1920
Forecaster and Meteorological observer


Len Smith worked for the Bureau of Meteorology between 1936 and 1946 as a junior meteorological assistant involved with collection and distribution of weather information in the forecasting section. He specialised in the use of the Australian code 'COMETSYN' (Coded METeorological SYNopsis), and served in the RAAF Meteorological Service, 1941-1946.

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Journal Articles

  • 'Len Smith's Memorable Decade - 1936 to 1946', Weather News, vol. 326, December 2000, 2000, pp. 46-50. Details

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