Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology (Australia). (1955-)

Also known as
Australia. Dept. of the Interior. Meteorological Branch.
Australia. Dept of the Interior. Meteorological Branch. (1955-)
Bureau of Meteorology. (1955-)
CBM.
CBM. (1955-)
Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology. (1955-)
Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology. Commonwealth of Australia. (1955-)
Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology (Australia).
Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology Australia. (1955-)
Commonwealth Meteorological Bureau (Australia).
Commonwealth Meteorological Bureau Australia. (1955-)
Commonwealth of Australia. Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology. (1955-)
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Meteorology
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Biographies

The Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology is the National Meteorological Service for Australia. Its role is to observe and understand Australian weather and climate and provide meteorological, hydrological and oceanographic services in support of Australia's national needs and international obligations.

Before June 1955 meteorological functions were carried out by the Meteorological Branch/Bureau of the Commonwealth Department of the Interior. The became operative on 20 June 1955. The Act established the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology and created the office of Director of Meteorology. From 1973 the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology was also referred to as the 'Bureau of Meteorology' in Commonwealth and Australian Government Directories.

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In December 1972 the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology changed its name to Australia. Bureau of Meteorology. Publications by these bodies are entered under the name used at the time of publication.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The Bureau of Meteorology 1908-1983
    Bureau of Meteorology
    Published: AGPS, Canberra, 1983
  3. Some Recollections of Service in the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology and RAAF Meteorological Service: Mascot and Rose Bay (1938 to 1940): Sojourn in the Far East (1942), Metarch Papers No. 6
    Hannay, K.
    Published: Bureau of Meteorology, 1994
  4. Memories of the Bureau of Meteorology 1929-1946: History of Major Meteorological Installations in Australia From 1945-1981: Four Years in the RAAF Meteorological Service: the Bureau of Meteorology in Papua and New Guinea in the 1950s, Metarch Papers No. 8
    Cornish, A.; Stout, R.; Swan, K.; Glendinning, C.
    Published: Bureau of Meteorology, 1996
  5. Stormy Weather: a History of Research in the Bureau of Meteorology, Metarch Papers No. 11
    Gardner, J.
    Published: Bureau of Meteorology, 1997
  6. A Very Special Family: Memories of the Bureau of Meteorology 1946 to 1962, Metarch Papers No. 13
    Gibbs, W. J.
    Published: Bureau of Meteorology, 1999
  7. A mini-history of meteorology in Australia
    Gibbs, W. J.
    Published: Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Melbourne, 1996
  8. A Perspective of Australian Meteorology - 1939-1978
    Gibbs, W. J.
    Published: 1982
    Series: Australian Meteorological Magazine, 30, 3-17
  9. A History of Meteorological and Climatological Studies in Australia
    Gentilli, J.
    Published: 1967
    Series: University Studies in History, 5, 54-88
  10. A Tradition of Meteorology
    Bond, H. G.
    Published: 1967
    Series: Weather News, 127, February 1967, 1
  11. Dr (W.J.) Bill Gibbs, Director, Bureau of Meteorology, 1962-1978
    Published: 1998
    Series: Bulletin of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, 11, 4, 78-82
  12. Australian Meteorology
    Cameron, A. M.
    Published: 1878
    Series: Sydney University Magazine, 1
  13. Primary description of agency CA 1835; Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology, Registration of entity: 30 September 1987
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2000
    Series: RecordSearch
  14. My Early Years in the Bureau of Meteorology: the Formation of the Frosterley Club, Metarch Papers No. 4
    Lillywhite, J.
    Published: Bureau of Meteorology, 1992
  15. A Brief History of the Bureau of Meteorology
    Bureau of Meteorology
    Published: Bureau of Meteorology, 2001
  16. Memories of the Bureau of Meteorology 1929-1946: History of Major Meteorological Installations in Australia From 1945-1981: Four Years in the RAAF Meteorological Service: the Bureau of Meteorology in Papua and New Guinea in the 1950s
    Cornish, A.; Stout, R.; Swan, K.; Glendinning, C.
    Published: 2001
    Series: Federation and Meteorology
  17. Australia's Role in International Meteorology - IMO-WMO Centenary 1973-1973
    Bureau of Meteorology
    Published: Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, 1973
  18. A Very Special Family: Memories of the Bureau of Meteorology 1946 to 1962
    Gibbs, W. J.
    Published: 2001
    Series: Federation and Meteorology
  19. My Early Years in the Bureau of Meteorology: the Formation of the Frosterley Club
    Lillywhite, J.
    Published: 2001
    Series: Federation and Meteorology
  20. A mini-history of meteorology in Australia
    Gibbs, W. J.
    Published: CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 1997
    Series: Windows on Meteorology: Australian Perspective, 81-104
  21. Seventy-fifth Anniversary of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology
    Gibbs, W. J.
    Published: 1983
    Series: World Meteorological Organization Bulletin, 32, 309-313
  22. Stormy Weather: a History of Research in the Bureau of Meteorology
    Gardner, J.
    Published: 2001
    Series: Federation and Meteorology
  23. A Review of Meteorological Work in Australia
    Todd, C.
    Published: 1893
    Series: Australasian Association for Advancement of Science, v, 246-270
  24. Bill Gibbs and the Origins of Australian Meteorology
    Morgan, Helen
    Published: 2001
    Series: Australasian Science, 22, 6, 46
  25. Federation and Meteorology
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001
  26. Some Recollections of Service in the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology and RAAF Meteorological Service: Mascot and Rose Bay (1938 to 1940): Sojourn in the Far East (1942)
    Hannay, K.
    Published: 2001
    Series: Federation and Meteorology
  27. Gell, Rob
    Published: 2008
    Series: The University of Melbourne Voice, 3, 1, 14
  28. A Century of Science and Service: the Australian Bureau of Meteorology 1908-2008
    Australia. Bureau of Meteorology
    Published: Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, 2008
  29. Christie, Maureen
    Published: 2008
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 19, 1, 108-9
  30. Science and the making of Victoria
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001
  31. The Origins of Australian Meteorology
    Gibbs, W. J.
    Published: 2001
    Series: Federation and Meteorology
  32. Agrometeorology's Leading Lady
    Moloney, T.
    Published: 1993
    Series: Weather News, 304, August 1993, 20-21
  33. The Origins of Australian Meteorology , Metarch Papers No. 12
    Gibbs, W. J.
    Published: Bureau of Meteorology, 1998
  34. Meteorology at Heard and Macquarie Islands
    Gibbs, W. J.
    Published: 1950
    Series: The Meteorological magazine, 79, 168-70
  35. Windows on Meteorology: Australian Perspective
    Webb, Eric K.
    Published: CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 1997
  36. Astronomical and Meteorological Workers in New South Wales, 1778-1860
    Russell, H.C.
    Published: 1888
    Series: Australasian Association for Advancement of Science, 1, 45-94
  37. Antarctic Meteorology. Proceedings of the Symposium Held in Melbourne, February, 1959
    Published: Pergamon Press, Melbourne, 1959
  38. Australia-China Cooperation in Meteorology
    Zou, Jingmeng
    Published: 1989
    Series: Australian Physicist, 26, 10, 235-240
  39. Science and Technology in the Story of Australian Federation: the Case of Meteorology, 1876-1908
    Home, R. W. and Livingston, K. T.
    Published: 1994
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 10, 2, 109-127
  40. Historic Advances in Meteoritics in Australia and Antarctica
    Marvin, U. B.
    Published: International Commission on the History of Geological Sciences, Sydney, 1994
    Series: Useful and Curious Geological Enquiries Beyond the World: Pacific-Asia Historical Themes: The 19th International INHIGEO Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 4-8 July, 1994, 52-58
  41. Colonial Observatories and Observations: Meteorology and Geophysics: Proceedings of a Conference held at St. Mary's College, University of Durham, 8-10 April, 1994
    Kenworthy, Joan M. and Walker, J. Malcolm
    Published: Department of Geography, University of Durham in collaboration with Royal Meteorological Society, Durham, 1997
  42. Return to Rossbank: Magnetism and Meteorology at Hobart in Theory and Practice, 1840-54
    Savours, Ann and McConnell, Anita
    Published: Department of Geography, University of Durham in collaboration with Royal Meteorological Society, Durham, 1997
    Series: Colonial Observatories and Observations: Meteorology and Geophysics: Proceedings of a Conference held at St. Mary's College, University of Durham, 8-10 April, 1994, 49-58
  43. Reminiscences of 30 years of meteorological research in Australia
    Priestley, C. H. B.
    Published: 1982
    Series: Australian Meteorological Magazine, 30, 19-30

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