Report on the Fifth Conference

  • H. Dolezalek
Conference paper


The first conference of this series was held at Wentworth-by-the-Sea near Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA on 19–21 May 1954 with about 57 participants from ten countries (1), followed by the second one at the same place from 20–23 May 1958, attended by 91 scientists from again ten countries (2). The Third Conference took place from 5–10 May 1963 in Montreux in Switzerland and from 26 countries came 178 scientists (3). Tokyo, Japan, was the place for the Fourth Conference from 13–18 May 1968, and approximately 100 participants came from 16 countries (4). The Fifth Conference, on which these proceedings report, took place in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the Federal Republic of Germany from 2–7 September 1974 with some more activities conducted shortly before and thereafter. This time, the list of participants gives 195 names. The national distribution was as follows: USA 63, West-Germany 38, France 16, Japan 15, Great Britain 13, Switzerland 8, Canada 6, Ireland, South Africa and Sweden 4 each, and between 1 and 3 from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, German Dem. Rep., Hungary, Israel, Italy, Nigeria and Poland, i.e., 22 Countries. Scientists from still other countries contributed in papers, e.g., India, Thailand, USSR.


World Meteorological Organization Atmospheric Electricity Host Institute Business Meeting Session Chairman 
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