Oral history interview with Verner Suomi

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Title

Oral history interview with Verner Suomi

Description

Interview covers topics of family and childhood in Minnesota; influence of brother and teachers; Civilian Conservation Corps; Civilian Pilot Training Program; college; aviation cadet program at University of Chicago; Rossby as teacher; interest in satellites; IGY; early satellite design; TIROS; spin-scan cameras; hurricanes; Fujita; and McIDAS.

Subject

Suomi, Verner Edward.
Meteorological satellites.
Meteorological instruments.
Atmospheric science.

Publisher

American Meteorological Society

Creator

American Meteorological Society (AMS) and University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Tape Recorded Interview Project.

Rights

All materials copyright of the American Meteorological Society, reprinted with permission.

Date

March 20, April 20, May 14, 1994

Format

Sound recording

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Gisela Kutzbach with Bill Smith, Don Johnson, and Dave Johnson

Interviewee

Verner Edward Suomi

Duration

Part 1: 47 min., 53 sec.
Part 2: 28 min., 41 sec.
Part 3: 47 min., 45 sec.
Part 4: 46 min., 47 sec.
Part 5: 47 min., 15 sec.
Part 6: 44 min., 39 sec.

Files

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Transcript

Collection

Citation

American Meteorological Society (AMS) and University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Tape Recorded Interview Project., “Oral history interview with Verner Suomi,” AOSS Library Digital Collections, accessed January 30, 2023, https://aosslibrary.omeka.net/items/show/1035.

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