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Biographical entry Paltridge, Garth William (1940 - )

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Born
24 April 1940
Occupation
Atmospheric scientist

Summary

Garth William Paltridge was Director of the Institute of Antarctic and Southern Oceans Studies and Director of the Antarctic Cooperative Research Centre 1990-2002. He has made contributions over a wide range of atmospheric sciences including stratospheric electricity, the effect of atmosphere on plant growth and pioneering studies on the radiation properties of clouds.

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1961
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Queensland
1965
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Melbourne
1967 - 1989
Career position - Research Scientist to Chief Research Scientist at the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Atmospheric Research
1976
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Queensland
1980 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1990 - 2002
Career position - Director of the Institute of Antarctic and Southern Oceans Studies
1991 - 2002
Career position - Director of the Cooperative Research Centre for Antarctica and the Southern Ocean

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