Famous Meteorologists - List of Famous Meteorologists

Where do the weather reports and predictions come from? They come froma group of people who study the weather and its patterns to warn you about when you will need that umbrella. Meteorologists’ study and analyse weather conditions by using weather reports from the upper atmosphere, land and sea. Computerized and mathematical models have significant role in the prediction of weather by meteorologists. Organizations like transport services, armed forces, media and insurance companies employ meteorologists. Before they provide weather forecasts, meteorologists collect weather related data from radar, remote sensors, satellite images and weather stations. After that, they measure factors like temperature, humidity and air pressure in atmosphere. They also transmit their analysed data over international networks. The work of broadcast meteorologists includes interpreting and reporting weather condition for various types of media. Research meteorologists work for different government agencies. However not all of them work at weather stations, many of them meteorologists are employed by colleges and universities. One very interesting branch of this science is that of a forensic meteorologists which includes investigating claims for insurance companies on past weather. Consulting meteorologists serve to provide specialized information to private and public sectors. Climate meteorologists analyse long term weather pattern to predict weather report. Meteorological study has great importance on agriculture, air pollution, aviation, forestry, marine operations and conditions like ozone depletion and global warming. What follow are the biographies, timelines, trivia and other information about the professional and personal lives of some of the world’s most famous meteorologists.

The Most Famous Meteorologists

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Charles Thomson Rees WilsonFebruary 14, 1869BritishCharles Thomson Rees Wilson was a Scottish meteorologist and physicist
William Morris DavisFebruary 12, 1850AmericanWilliam Morris Davis was an American geographer, geologist, and meteorologist, who founded the science of geomorphology
William Morris Davis

William Morris Davis

William Morris Davis was an American geographer, geologist, and meteorologist, who founded the science of geomorphology

AmericanFebruary 12, 1850126 views

Charles Thomson Rees Wilson

Charles Thomson Rees Wilson was a Scottish meteorologist and physicist

BritishFebruary 14, 1869179 views