Gauntlett, Douglas John, (FTSE) (1942-)

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Gauntlett, Douglas John (1942-)
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Meteorologist
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https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1476362

Biographies

Douglas Gauntlett worked for the Bureau of Meteorology for 41 years, retiring as Deputy Director (Research & Systems) in 2000, with responsibility for policy and management of the Bureau's complex nation wide technical infrastructure. A large part of his professional career has been focused on meteorological research including a close personal involvement in the development of many of Australia's early numerical weather prediction systems.

  • Career position - Cadet Meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology in Perth
  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Western Australia
  • Career position - Meteorologist in Training
  • Career position - Meteorologist at the Regional Forecasting Centre in Hobart
  • Career position - Meteorologist at the Regional Forecasting Centre in Perth
  • Education - Diploma in Applied Science (Meteorology) completed at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
  • Career position - Meteorologist at the Research and Development Branch, Bureau of Meteorology in Melbourne
  • Career position - Visiting Scientist at the NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (Princeton) and National Meteorological Center (Washington DC), USA
  • Career position - Research Meteorologist (various positions) at the Commonwealth Meteorology Research Centre in Melbourne
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Scientific Consultant to the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts, Bracknell, UK,
  • Career position - CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Principal Research Scientist at the Australian Numerical Meteorology Research Centre in Melbourne
  • Career position - CSIRO Chief Research Scientist and Officer in Charge at the Australian Numerical Meteorology Research Centre
  • Career position - Deputy Director (Research & Systems) of the Bureau of Meteorology in Melbourne
  • Career position - President of the World Meteorological Organization Commission for Atmospheric Sciences

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Gauntlett, Douglas John
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Gentleman Doug Gauntlett Retires
    Published: 2000
    Series: Weather News, 324, April 2000, 16-18
  3. New Head for ANMRC
    Published: 1978
    Series: Weather News, 242, March 1978, 7
  4. Federation and Meteorology
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

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