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Name  George Clarke

George Aubourne Clarke

George Aubourne Clarke was a Scottish meteorologist, best known for his photographs of cloud types.

From 1903 to 1943 he was the metereological observer at the Cromwell Tower Observatory at the University of Aberdeen. While there he made photographs of clouds, which were published in a book that became the standard reference for metereologists and the military.

He was awarded the first Hood medal from the Royal Photographic Society in 1933 for his work as a photographer.

He died on 13 February 1949, aged 69.

Publications

  • Clouds; a Descriptive Illustrated Guide-book to the Observation and Classification of Clouds, with a preface by Sir Napier Shaw, Constable & Company, Ltd. (1920)
  • References

    George Aubourne Clarke Wikipedia


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