Keith Anthony BROWNING

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1938-07-31
Education Commonweal GS Swindon, Imperial Coll London (state scholarship, BSc, PhD, DIC)
Books & Publications Publications Nowcasting (ed), Global Energy and Water Cycles (co-ed); author of over 200 peer-reviewed articles in learned jls in the areas of mesoscale meteorology, severe storms, frontal precipitation, radar meteorology and nowcasting
Recreations home, garden, walking, photography, piano, weather research
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Keith Browning, FRS
Career meteorologist; research atmospheric physicist Air Force Cambridge Research Labs USA until 1966, princ meteorological offr Meteorological Office Radar Research Lab 1966-74, chief scientist Nat Hail Research Experiment Nat Center for Atmospheric Research USA 1974-75, chief meteorological offr Meteorological Office Radar Research Lab 1975-84; Meteorological Office: dep dir Physical Research 1985-89, dir of research 1989-91, memb Bd of Dirs 1989-91, dir Jt Centre for Mesoscale Meteorology (JCMM) Univ of Reading 1992-2003; prof of meteorology Univ of Reading 1995-2003, now emeritus; visiting prof Univ of Leeds 2007-; NERC: memb Cncl 1984-87, dir Univs Weather Research Network (UWERN) 1997-2003, dir Univs Facility for Atmospheric Measurements (UFAM) 2000-03, memb various ctees; chm: Int Symposia on Nowcasting (under auspices of Int Assoc of Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics) 1981, 1984 and 1987, Working Gp 1 Inter-Agency Ctee for Global Environmental Change 1990, Task Gp 7 Second World Climate Conf Geneva 1990, UK Interagency Atmospheric Radar Working Gp 1992, Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX) Cloud System Study 1992-95, Scientific Prog Ctee European Conf on Global Energy and Water Cycles 1993-94, World Weather Research Prog Int Conf on Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting 2002; co-ordinator European Cloud Resolving Modelling Prog 1996-98; memb: American Meteorological Soc (AMS) Severe Local Storms Ctee 1965-67, Inter-Union Cmmn on Radio Meteorology 1975-78, Int Cmnn on Cloud Physics 1976-84, Cncl and Policy Advsy Ctee European Orgn for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) 1986-90, Advsy Panel on Environmental Research Central Electricity Research Labs 1986-90, World Climate Research Prog Sci Steering Gp GEWEX 1988-97, Jt World Meteorological Orgn (WMO)/Int Cncl of Scientific Unions (ICSU) Scientific Ctee World Climate Research Prog 1990-94, Review Panel Aust Bureau of Meteorology Research Centre 1992, Scientific Steering Ctee WMO World Weather Research Prog 1996-2005; RMS: student memb 1956-59, fell 1959-, vice-pres 1979-81, 1987-88 and 1990-91, pres 1988-90, chartered meteorologist 1994-2013, hon memb 2006, fndr memb Accreditation Bd (chm 1994-97), sometime memb Cncl; memb Academia Europaea 1989-; foreign assoc US Nat Acad of Engrg 1992-; ARCS 1959, fell AMS 1975 (hon memb 2010), FRS 1978; Awards Air Force Cambridge Research Labs: Superior Performance Award 1964, Award for Special Service Accomplished 1965; RMS: L F Richardson Prize 1965, Buchan Prize 1972, William Gaskell Meml Medal 1982, Symons meml lectr 1998, Symons Gold Medal 2001; L G Groves Meml Prize for Meteorology MOD 1969; AMS: Meisinger Award 1974, Jule G Charney Award 1984, Carl Gustaf Rossby Medal 2003; Charles Chree Medal and Prize Inst of Physics 1981
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