Priestley, Charles Henry Brian (1915-1998)

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Priestley, Charles Henry Brian, FAA, FRS (1915-1998)
Priestley, Charles Henry Brian (1915-)
Priestly, Bill (1915-1998)
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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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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Priestley, Charles Henry Brian
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Winds of Change: Fifty Years of Achievements in the CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Research 1946-1996
    Garratt, John, Angus, David and Holper, Paul
    Published: CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 1998
  3. Interview with Bill Priestley
    Morton, B
    Published: 1998
    Series: Bulletin of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, II, 83-94
  4. The Global Atmosphere: a memorial to H. C. Russell
    Priestley, C. H. B.
    Published: 1971
    Series: Search, 2, 8
  5. William Christopher Swinbank
    Priestley, C. H. B.
    Published: 1975
    Series: Records of the Australian Academy of Science, 3, 1, 76-92
  6. Reminiscences of 30 years of meteorological research in Australia
    Priestley, C. H. B.
    Published: 1982
    Series: Australian Meteorological Magazine, 30, 19-30
  7. Federation and Meteorology
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

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  1. Turbulent transfer in the lower atmosphere / C.H.B. Priestley
    Priestley, Charles Henry Brian, 1915-1998-
    [ Book : 1959 ]
    At 21 libraries
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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. 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 : 1944-2016 ]
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  4. 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]
    At ANU Library
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  5. 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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  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]
    At ANU Library
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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
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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
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  1. University of Melbourne
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  1. Family Notices
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    Sunday Times (Sydney, NSW : 1895 - 1930) Sunday 5 June 1898 p 11 Article Illustrated
    ... . ' ' ' , ' A geriujne surprise was given' to Mr. Henry Priestly in the' Hampden Hall; Balmain, on Friday ... , J.P. (brother-in-law), who proposed, the health of Mr. Priestley, an^l wished him many happy returns ... 2820 words
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    Garratt, J. R; McCarthy, S; Webb, E. K
    Historical Records of Australian Science
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  2. Papers of Dorothy Green
    Green, Dorothy, 1915-1991
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  3. Canberra Theatre Centre performing arts ephemera 1928 -
    Canberra Theatre Centre
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  1. LIST OF GENTLEMEN APPOINTED TO THE COMMISSION OF THE PEACE.
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    ... , Henry Charles Lennox Department of Agriculture 28 May, 1897 Anderson, Henry Mannlug Currahuugla ... 's Bay 11 May, 1914 Barsby, Charles Henry Florence-street, liornsby 21 Mar., 1901 Bartlett, Alfred Edward ... 93377 words
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  2. REGISTER OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS FOR 1942.
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