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Biographical entry Tucker, Gilbert Brian (Brian) (1930 - 2010)

Born
23 October 1930
Wales
Died
25 November 2010
Occupation
Meteorologist and Science administrator

Summary

Brian Tucker was Assistant Director (Research and Development) with the Bureau of Meteorology, 1965-1969 and went on to be Chief of the CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Physics/Research, 1973-1992.

Details

Born Wales, 23 October 1930. BSc, University College of Aberystwyth. DIC. PhD, Imperial College, London. Formerly Principal Scientific Officer of the UK Meteorological Office (1956-1965), Tucker emigrated to Australia in 1965 to take up the position of Assistant Director (Research and Development) with the Bureau of Meteorology. He was Officer-in-Charge, Commonwealth Meteorology Research Centre, 1969-1973, and Chief, CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Physics, 1973-1983, and Chief, CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Research, 1983-1992.

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Journal Articles

  • Anon, 'Brian Tucker, Leader and Mentor', Weather News, vol. 2011, Spring, 2011, pp. 57-8. Details

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See also

Helen Morgan