Turner, J. S. (John Stewart) (1930-)

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Turner, John S. (John Stewart) (1930-)
Turner, John Stewart, (FAA) (1930-)
Turner, John Stewart (1930-)
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Geophysicist
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Stewart Turner was Foundation Professor of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University 1975-1995 and has been an Emeritus Professor there since 1996. His research interests include dynamical processes in the atmosphere, the ocean and the earth.

Born Sydney, 11 January 1930. Educated Universities of Sydney (BSc (hons) 1952, MSc 1953) and Cambridge (PhD 1957). Research Officer, then Senior Research Scientist, Cloud Physics Group, CSIRO Division of Radiophysics 1953-54 and 1960-62; Postdoctoral research, Department of Mechanics of Fluids, University of Manchester 1958-59; Rossby Fellow, then Associate Scientist, Theoretical Oceanography Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts 1962-66; Assistant Director of Research, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge 1966-75; Foundation Professor of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University 1975-95, Emeritus Professor 1996- . Fellow, Royal Meteorological Society 1958; Fellow, Institute of Physics 1969; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1979; Fellow, Australian Institute of Physics 1980; Fellow, Royal Society of London 1982; Matthew Flinders Lecturer, Australian Academy of Science 1990.

  • Career position - Senior research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Radiophysics
  • Career position - Senior research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Radiophysics
  • Award - Australian Academy of Science
  • Award - Matthew Flinders Medal and Lecture

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Turner, John Stewart (Stewart)
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. John Stewart (Stewart) Turner
    Ward, C.
    Published: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), 2011
    Series: CSIROpedia
  3. Interview with Professor Stewart Turner
    McDougall, Trevor
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 2004
    Series: Interviews with Australian scientists
  4. Turner, John Stewart - Ms 114
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 1994
    Series: Listing of Adolph Basser Library holdings

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  1. Buoyancy effects in fluids / by J.S. Turner
    Turner, J. S. (John Stewart), 1930-
    [ Book : 1973-1979 ]
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  2. Proposed Cooloola National Park, Queensland
    Turner, J. S. (John Stewart), 1930-
    [ Book : 1970 ]
    At State Library of QLD
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  3. Gove land use : study of the conservation aspects : consolidated report / by J.S. Turner
    Turner, J. S. (John Stewart), 1930-
    [ Book, Government publication : 1973 ]
    At 5 libraries
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  4. Scientific research in national parks and nature reserves / a statement by the Australian Academy of Science Standing Committee on National Parks and Conservation ; prepared for publication by J. S. Turner
    Australian Academy of Science. Standing Committee on National Parks and Conservation
    [ Book : 1980 ]
    At 39 libraries
    Scientific research in national parks and nature reserves / a statement by the Australian Academy of Science Standing Committee on National Parks and Conservation ; prepared for publication by J. S. Turner
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  5. Fluid mechanics : evaluation of the ARC large grant funding scheme 1986-1990
    Australian Research Council. Evaluation Program
    [ Government publication, Book : 1993 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
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  6. Nature conservation in Victoria : a survey / by Judith Frankenberg ; Edited by John S. Turner
    Frankenberg, Judith
    [ Book : 1971 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 29 libraries
    Nature conservation in Victoria : a survey / by Judith Frankenberg ; Edited by John S. Turner
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  7. Going going gone : a series of talks broadcast from 3LO / Australian Broadcasting Commission
    Boyd, Robin, 1919-1971
    [ Book : 1963 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
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  1. From System Garden to scientific research : the University of Melbourne's School of Botany under its first two professors (1906-1973) / by Linden Gillbank
    Gillbank, Linden
    [ Book : 2010 ]
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  1. Turner, J. S., (John Stewart) (1908-1991)
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  1. Cambridge - Castlemaine : a tribute to John Stewart Turner on the occasion of his 80th birthday / [H.T. Clifford, ed.]
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  1. TURNER, JOHN STEWART (1908-1991)
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  3. Volume 748: Angus & Robertson correspondence files for Tumber, D - Turner, I.S., 1947-1969
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  1. REGISTER OF NURSES FOR 1930.
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    ... Department of Public Health, Sydney, 13th July, 1931 REGISTER OF NURSES FOR 1930. IN accordance ... , Private Hospital, Longreach. Allan, Lily Eileen, Kimbriki, Manning River. Allardice, Ann Isabella, c.o. S ... 61571 words
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  2. REGISTER OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS FOR 1930.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 24 January 1930 [Issue No.8] p 309

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    ... * Alexander, Samuel James, 366 Chureh-street, Parramatta. L.M.S.S.A. LolBd.j 1?25. Allan, Alexander. Katoomba ... , Summer Hill. M.B., M.S., 1888, M.D., 1898, Univ. Aberd. Allan, John, Crow's Nest. M.B., B.S., 1909, Univ ... 46988 words
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  3. ARCHITECTS' ROLL OF NEW SOUTH WALES FOR YEAR 1930.
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  1. Geology of Nevada : a digital representation of the 1978 Geologic map of Nevada / by Robert M. Turner and Walter J. Bawiec ; display software by Russell A. Ambroziak
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  3. Kim / by Rudyard Kipling
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  3. STEWART HOUSE
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  4. John Stewart Turner: 1908/ 1991: the man who loved plants. -Obituary-
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  2. American experience. [produced by WGBH]
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  1. OBITUARY MR. JOHN J. TURNER.
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  2. OBITUARY. Mr. John Brown.
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  3. TOPICAL TALK John Turner.
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