Priestley, Charles Henry Brian (1915-1998)

Also known as
Priestley, Charles Henry Brian, (FAA, FRS) (1915-1998)
Priestley, Charles Henry Brian (1915-)
Priestly, Bill (1915-1998)
Field of activity
Meteorologist
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Biographies

Bill Priestley was Chief of the Division of Meteorological Physics, CSIRO, 1946-1973.

  • Career position - British Meteorological Office, England
  • Life event - Migrated to Australia
  • Career position - Chief, Division of Meteorological Physics, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
  • Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science, Australia
  • Award - Fellow, Royal Society, England
  • Award - IMO Prize, World Meteorological Organisation
  • Career event - Part-time Professor, Department of Mathematics, Monash University, Australia
  • Chair - Chairman, Environmental Physics Laboratories, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
  • Award - Rossby Medal, American Meteorological Society, United States of America (USA)

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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. Charles Henry Brian Priestley 1915-1998
    Garratt, J. R., Webb, E. K. and Mccarthy, S.
    Published: 2011
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 22, 126-51
  8. Charles Henry Brian Priestley. 8 July 1915 - 18 May 1998
    Garratt, J. R., Webb, E. K. and Mccarthy, S.
    Published: 2011
    Series: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, 57, 349-78
  9. Federation and Meteorology
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

Resources by Charles Henry Brian Priestley (8)

  1. Air-earth interchange processes / by C.H.B. Priestley
    Priestley, Charles Henry Brian, 1915-1998-
    [ Book : 1965 ]
    At CSIRO Ian Wark
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 84,702.914)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 84,702.914)

  2. Turbulent transfer in the lower atmosphere / C.H.B. Priestley
    Priestley, Charles Henry Brian, 1915-1998-
    [ Book : 1959 ]
    At 17 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 84,348.125)

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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, Government publication : 1944-2020 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 83,857.703)

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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: English;Undetermined, [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. A survey of the stress between the ocean and atmosphere
    Priestley, Charles Henry Brian, 1915-
    [ Book : 1951 ]
    At National Library
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  7. 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;Russian;French, [3 others]
    At ANU 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
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35,077.539)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35,077.539)

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    ... »f our dear a'her. Loncv-Coiiioral iaiw.n nccl I leutahy killed ltn June, 1915. R Memories, line the Ivy ... Henry). Both well. CULLEN (nee Rose Langley).- On the 7th May, at Finchlea Private Hospital, East Mal ... 14349 words
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    ... ), 1003, 1998 Allen, R. (422998), 1578. Allen, R. C., 2222. Allen, R. H., 2103, 2358. Allen, R. J., 2222 ... . Anderson, J. D., 664. Anderson, J. H., 1484. Anderson, J. J., 1998. Anderson, J. L., 1231. Anderson, J. M ... 122234 words
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    ... His Excellency The Right Honorable Henry Stafford, Baron Northcote, Knight Grand Cross of the Most ... 372551 words
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