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Biographical entry Sullivan, Patrick Joseph (1938 - )

Born
13 February 1938
Australia
Occupation
Meteorologist

Summary

Patrick Joseph Sullivan worked for the Bureau of Meteorology for 40 years, and was Regional Director in New South Wales from 1982 to 2000. Previously he spent five years with the Victorian Education Department before joining the Bureau of Meteorology in 1960. After completing meteorological training he was posted to the Hobart bureau in 1964 [1963?]. Sullivan returned to Melbourne in 1969 where he was appointed Senior Meteorologist at the National Meteorological Analysis Centre (1969-1976) and then Supervising Meteorologist, Coordination and Planning (1977-1981). During the later role he was responsible for production of the first issue of the Compendium of Bureau Information in 1981. He was a Fellow of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

Details

Events

1960
Career position - Joined the Bureau of Meteorology
1962
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
c. 1964
Education - Meteorological training
c. 1964 - 1968
Career position - Meteorologist with the Bureau in Tasmania
1969 - 1976
Career position - Senior Meteorologist at the National Meteorological Analysis Centre in Melbourne
1977 - 1981
Career position - Supervising Meteorologist, Coordination and Planning in Melbourne
1981
Career position - Compendium of Bureau Information first published
1982 - 2000
Career position - Regional Director in New South Wales
1987 - 1990
Career position - Lead a team to Saudi Arabia to advise the Saudi Meteorological Agency on the development of its service

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • 'Pat Sullivan New Regional Director, NSW', Weather News, vol. 259, February-March 1982, 1982, p. 4. Details
  • Colquhoun, John, 'NSW Regional Director Retires', Weather News, vol. 326, December 2000, 2000, p. 17. Details

Online Resources

See also

Helen Morgan