Priestley, Charles Henry Brian (1915-)

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Priestley, Charles Henry Brian, FAA, FRS (1915-1998)
Priestly, Bill (1915-1998)
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Meteorologist
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Charles Henry B. (Bill) Priestley was Chief of the Division of Meteorological Physics, CSIRO, 1946-1973.

Born 8 July 1915. Died 18 May 1998. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1954, Fellow, Royal Society 1967. MA, ScD. British Meteorological Office, 1939-1946. Arrived Australia 1946 to take up position of Chief, Division of Meteorological Physics, CSIRO, 1946-1973. Received the World Meteorological Organization's IMO Prize in 1973, and awarded American Meteorological Society's Rossby Research Medal in 1974. Retired in 1973 and became Chairman of CSIRO Environmental Physics Research Laboratories, 1973-1977, and part-time Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Monash University.

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  1. Turbulent transfer in the lower atmosphere / C.H.B. Priestley
    Priestley, Charles Henry Brian, 1915-1998-
    [ Book : 1959 ]
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  2. Air-earth interchange processes / by C.H.B. Priestley
    Priestley, Charles Henry Brian, 1915-1998-
    [ Book : 1965 ]
    At CSIRO Ian Wark
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  3. Turbulent transfer in the lower atmosphere / Chic., Univ. of Chic. Press., [1965] bibl
    Priestley, Charles Henry Brian, 1915-
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    Languages: Undetermined;English, [1 other]
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  4. Atmospheric turbulence in the boundary layer : an appraisal of the present position : [bibliog.]
    Priestley, Charles Henry Brian, 1915-
    [ Article : 1952 ]
    At National Library
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  5. Characteristics of the tropopause over southern England, 1944 with notes on the problem of forecasting the 'STRATO' chart / by C.H.B. Priestley
    Priestley, Charles Henry Brian, 1915-1998-
    [ Book : 1944-2014 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.637)

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  6. Turbulent diffusion in the atmosphere : report of a working group of the Commission for Aerology / prepared by C.H.B. Priestley, R.A. McCormick [and] F. Pasquill
    World Meteorological Organization. Commission for Aerology
    [ Book : 1958 ]
    Languages: English;Spanish;French;Russian, [3 others]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.315)

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  7. A survey of the stress between the ocean and atmosphere
    Priestley, Charles Henry Brian, 1915-
    [ Book : 1951 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3.852)

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  8. Effects of new instrumentation on network planning for evaporation / by C.H.B. Priestley
    Priestley, Charles Henry Brian, 1915-1998-
    [ Conference Proceedings : 1964 ]
    At CSIRO Ian Wark
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2.607)

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  1. [Biographical cuttings on C. H. B. Priestley, scientist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
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  2. Turbulence in an unstable stratified atmospheric surface layer / Akiva Yaglom
    I︠A︡glom, A. M
    [ Video : 1995 ]
    At CSIRO Ian Wark
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.668)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.668)

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  1. Family Notices
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    ... , Nicholson-road, Subiaco, to Mr. and Mrs. C. Williams — a son (Brian John).     MARRIAGES. BLUNT ... and father, William Tip-ping, who passed away on February 16, 1915. Ever remembered.. Inserted by his ... 4928 words
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  2. Family Notices
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    ... —June 5, at     Bridgetown, W.A., to Margaret, wife of Brian-a son. BOLAND.—June 5, at Crown Street   Î ... (nee Williams).—   June 8, at Mater private to Carmel and Brian—a son. HAPP.—June 12, at Mater private ... 12995 words
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    ... Dianne and Brian, aged 51 years. See Friday's "Herald" for fune ral announcement WALKER Ernest Hedres ... father, Aaron, who passed away Decem-ber 3, 1915. Always in our thoughts Ettie, Alice, Elsie, Jack, Rob ... 10537 words
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