Hubert Lamb

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Hubert H. Lamb was an English climatologist who founded the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia.

Books

  • Climate, History and the Modern World (ISBN 0415127351)
  • Climate Present Past and Future (ASIN 0064738817)

Awards

  • L.G. Groves Memorial Prize of the Meteorological Society, UK
  • Murchison Award of the Royal Geographical Society, UK
  • Vega Medal of the Swedish Geographical Society.
  • EGS Honorary Membership 1997 (http://www.copernicus.org/EGS/egs/medalists/lamb97.htm)

Most of his scientific life Hubert Lamb spent at the Meteorological Office, UK, where he started as a Technical Officer by special merit promotion. His responsibilities were in the fields of Long Range Weather Forecasting, World Climatology and Climate Change. In this capacity he spent some years in the Antarctic and in Malta and North Africa and became a Member of the WMO Working Group on Climate Fluctuations and the First Director of the Climate Research unit, University of East Anglia, UK.

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