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Atmospheric electricity at Durham: the scientific contributions and legacy of J. A. (“Skip”) Chalmers (1904-1967)

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John Alan Chalmers made major contributions to atmospheric electricity over almost forty years spent at Durham University, UK. He is particularly remembered in the atmospheric science community for his accessible and insightful textbook, Atmospheric Electricity, and his work on corona currents, which are still regularly cited. He also supervised over 35 research students. This article discusses his background, scientific contributions and significant legacy to modern atmospheric science w...

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Peer reviewed
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10.5194/hgss-9-25-2018

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Physics; Physics - Central
Publisher:
Copernicus Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
History of Geo- and Space Sciences Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
25-35
Publication date:
2018-03-09
Acceptance date:
2018-02-06
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EISSN:
2190-5029
ISSN:
2190-5010
Pubs id:
pubs:823896
URN:
uri:c3d03d49-7d5b-4251-8a9e-38e7d579be2c
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uuid:c3d03d49-7d5b-4251-8a9e-38e7d579be2c
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pubs:823896

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