Vilhelm Bjerknes

Runyan, Casey
January 2006
Vilhelm Bjerknes;2006, p1
Background information on nineteenth-century Norwegian physicist and meteorologist Vilhelm Bjerknes is presented. The author reviews how Bjerknes is considered one of the founders of modern weather prediction. He was the son of the noted mathematician Carl Bjerknes and father of another pioneer in meteorology, Jacob Bjerknes. Information on Bjerknes' early life and education is reviewed.


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