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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

Gilbert Brian (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.

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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