Further Reading

Bates, Charles F., and John F. Fuller. America's Weather Warriors: 1814—

1985. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1986. This book provides details about the importance of weather forecasting during World War II and the introduction of weather radar.

Harper, Kristine C. "Research from the Boundary Layer: Civilian Leadership, Military Funding and the Development of Numerical Weather Prediction (1964-55)." Social Studies of Science 33(5) (2003): 667-696. This article discusses how the U.S. Navy, Air Force, and Weather Bureau joined forces with academic meteorologists from the United States and Europe to develop numerical weather prediction.

Holmes, C. R., and William Hume II. "Final Research Report to the State of New Mexico Economic Development Commission, Water Resources Development." Socorro: New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (Research and Development Division), September 19, 1951. This research report discusses developments in weather modification.

Koelsch, William A. "From Geo- to Physical Science: Meteorology and the American University, 1919-1945." In James Rodger Fleming, editor, Historical Essays on Meteorology, 1919-1995: The Diamond Anniversary Volume of the American Meteorological Society. Boston: American Meteorological Society, 1996. This article is a short discussion on the changes in meteorological education as a result of World War II.

Nebeker, Frederik. Calculating the Weather: Meteorology in the 20th Century. San Diego, Calif.: Academic Press, 1995. This book presents the development of von Neumann's computer just after World War II and discusses the early work of the Meteorology Project.

Petterssen, Sverre. Weathering the Storm: Sverre Petterssen, the D-Day Forecast, and the Rise of Modern Meteorology. Edited by James Rodger Fleming. Boston: American Meteorological Society, 2001. This autobiography of the Norwegian meteorologist Sverre Petterssen, one of the most distinguished atmospheric scientists of the 20th century, discusses his meteorological work during World War II.

Rogers, R. R., and P. L. Smith. "A Short History of Radar Meteorology." In James Rodger Fleming, editor, Historical Essays on Meteorology, 19191995; The Diamond Anniversary Volume of the American Meteorological Society. Boston: American Meteorological Society, 1996. This article describes the development and implementation of weather radar in the years during and after World War II.

Rossby, C.-G. "Planetary Flow Patterns in the Atmosphere." Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society 66 (1940): 68-77. This is Rossby's famous paper about the role of atmospheric long waves, which are now known as Rossby waves.

Spence, Clark C. The Rainmakers: American "Pluviculture" to World War II. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1980. This is a history of weather modification in the first half of the 20th century.

Townsend, Jeff. Making Rain in America: A History. Lubbock, Tex.:

ICASALS, 1975. This is a short history of weather modification in the United States.

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