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us: Gray, William M.


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  • Fuller Name

    • William Mason
  • Variants

    • us: Gray, Bill, 1929-2016
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1929-10-09
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-04-16
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Detroit (Mich.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Fort Collins (Colo.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Colorado State University
        • Affiliation Start: 1961
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Chicago
    • Gender

        (iso5218) Male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Meteorology
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Meteorologists
      • Sources

        • found: nuc88-29607: McBride, J.L. Mass divergence in tropical weather systems, 1978 (hdg. on FMU rept.: Gray, William M.; usage: William M. Gray)
        • found: Washington post WWW site, viewed Apr. 19, 2016 (Bill Gray, a leading practitioner of hurricane science who late in life drew attention for his challenges to the science behind human-caused climate change, died Aug. 16 [sic]; he was 86; Colorado State University in Fort Collins, where he was a professor emeritus of atmospheric science, announced his death; Dr. Gray, a full-time Colorado State professor from 1961 to 2005, built his reputation as the creator in the early 1980s of modern seasonal forecasts for Atlantic storms; William Mason Gray was born in Detroit on Oct. 9, 1929; received a master's degree in meteorology and a doctorate in geophysical sciences from the University of Chicago)
        • found: Tropical Meteorology Project, Colorado State University WWW site, viewed Apr. 19, 2016 (Dr. William (Bill) Gray; passed away on April 16, 2016; spent over 60 years in the field of meteorology and made vast contributions in the field of tropical cyclone research)
        • found: Colorado State University. Source, via WWW, viewed Apr. 19, 2016 (in article dated Apr. 16, 2016: William Mason Gray (Bill), emeritus professor of atmospheric science at Colorado State University, passed away on April 16 at the age of 86; faculty member in the Department of Atmospheric Science at CSU from 1961 through his formal retirement in 2005; after retirement, he continued his hurricane and climate research as a professor emeritus; born in Detroit, Michigan on Oct. 9, 1929)
      • Change Notes

        • 1988-03-11: new
        • 2016-04-19: revised
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