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Weathering the Storm: Sverre Petterssen, the D-Day Forecast, and the Rise of Modern Meteorology

  • Sverre Petterssen
  • James Rodger Fleming

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 1-23
  3. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 25-38
  4. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 39-65
  5. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 67-78
  6. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 79-86
  7. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 87-93
  8. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 95-103
  9. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 105-113
  10. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 115-120
  11. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 121-128
  12. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 129-142
  13. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 143-159
  14. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 161-165
  15. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 167-175
  16. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 177-190
  17. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 191-203
  18. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 205-212
  19. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 213-227
  20. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 229-245
  21. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 247-255
  22. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 257-260
  23. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 261-262
  24. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 263-273
  25. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 275-282
  26. Sverre Petterssen, James Rodger Fleming
    Pages 283-311
  27. Back Matter
    Pages 313-329

About this book

Introduction

This book presents the memoirs of Sverre Pettersen, prominent leader in the field of meteorology. Delving through his recollections of his childhood in Norway, education and work at the famous Bergen school of Meteorology to the World War II crisis and D-Day, Petterssen uncovers the history of meteorology, documenting it from his perspective. Meteorology today is the beneficiary of his work.

Keywords

Arctic Weather D-Day Forecasting Evolution of Meteorology Sverre Petterssen Weather Forecasting

Authors and affiliations

  • Sverre Petterssen
    • 1
  1. 1.LondonUK

Editors and affiliations

  • James Rodger Fleming
    • 1
  1. 1.South ChinaUSA

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