Streten, Neil Anthony, (AM) (1933-)

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Streten, Neil Anthony (1933-)
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Meteorologist
NLA Persistent Identifier
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Neil Streten is an authority on Antarctic meteorology. He worked for the Bureau of Meteorology for 46 years (1951-1997), making important contributions as analyst, Antarctic expeditioner, researcher and as management: as Assistant Director (Executive) at the Bureau of Meteorology (1988-1997) Streten was responsible for ministerial liaison, planning, international relations and public relations. During this same period he also served as Deputy Director of Services which included supervision of weather, climate, hydrological and commercial services. Streten's expertise was highly sort of outside of the Bureau as well and he was appointed to many external boards and committees including the World Meteorological Organization Working Group on Antarctic Meteorology (1983-1997) and the Australian National Committee on Antarctic Research (1981-1992).

  • Career position - Joined the Bureau of Meteorology
  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Queensland
  • Career position - Operational Meteorologist in Brisbane, Hobart, Melbourne and Atomic Weapons Research Establishment and Maralinga.
  • Education - Diploma Public Administration completed
  • Career position - Meteorologist with the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions at Mawson Station
  • Career position - Visiting Professor at the Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska
  • Career position - Research Meteorologist
  • Career position - Visiting Professor at the Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska
  • Career position - Leader of the Diagnostic Studies Group at the Australian Numerical Meteorology Research Centre
  • Career position - Meteorologist with Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (summer)
  • Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Chair of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Working Group on Antarctic Meteorology
  • Career position - President of the International Commission on Polar Meteorology of the International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics
  • Career position - Meteorologist with Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (summer)
  • Career position - WMO representative at SCAR and Antarctic Treaty meetings
  • Career position - Meteorologist with Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (summer)
  • Career position - Member of the Australian National Committee on Antarctic Research
  • Career position - Member of the Antarctic Science Advisory Committee
  • Career position - Assistant Director (Executive) of the Bureau of Meteorology
  • Career position - Chair of the National Committee on Agrometeorology
  • Career position - Deputy Director (Services) of the Bureau of Meteorology
  • Career position - Meteorologist with Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (summer)
  • Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Streten, Neil Anthony
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. 'The Ice Man Goeth . . .' DDS Neil Streten Calls it a Day
    Published: 1997
    Series: Weather News, 315, April 1997
  3. Neil Streten Appointed Deputy Director (Services)
    Published: 1988
    Series: Weather News, 288, December 1988
  4. Federation and Meteorology
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

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