No. 8 (February 1996)

Holding Library Call Number
551.5(94) Met.8
Holding Library
National Meteorological Library

Contents

METARCH 1
METARCH 3 , 4
CONTENTS 5
PREFACE 6
MEMORIES OF THE BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY 1929-1946 7
CONTENTS 8
FOREWORD 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13
CHAPTER 1: MY EARLY DAYS IN THE BUREAU 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19
CHAPTER 2: SOME NEW VISTAS 20 , 21 , 22
CHAPTER 3: THE RAAF MEASURES UPPER AIR TEMPERATURES 23 , 24
CHAPTER 4: THE BUREAU BEGINS TO GROW 25 , 26
CHAPTER 5: MY VOYAGE IN DISCOVERY II 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31 , 32 , 33 , 34
CHAPTER 6: THE BIRTH OF THE INSTRUMENT SECTION 35 , 36 , 37 , 38 , 39 , 40 , 41
CHAPTER 7: DARWIN DAYS 42 , 43 , 44
CHAPTER 8: I LEAVE THE BUREAU 45 , 46
HISTORY OF MAJOR METEOROLOGICAL INSTALLATIONS IN AUSTRALIA FROM 1945 TO 1981 47
FOREWORD 48 , 49 , 50 , 51 , 52 , 53 , 54 , 55 , 56 , 57 , 58 , 59
Appendix MAJOR INSTALLATION PROJECTS INVOLVING REG STOUT 60 , 61 , 62 , 63 , 64
FOUR YEARS IN THE RAAF METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE 65
FOREWORD 66 , 67
Enlistment in the RAAF, July 1941 68
Meteorological Observer training, January-April 1942 69 , 70 , 71
Meteorological Observer, May-December 1942 71
Learning to forecast, January-July 1943 72 , 73 , 74
Forecasting in Victoria, July-October 1943 74 , 75
Tropical forecasting in New Guinea, October 1943-February 1945 75 , 76 , 77 , 78 , 79
Temperate East Coast forecasting, February 1945-January 1946 79 , 80
Evaluating the Service 81 , 82
THE BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY IN PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA IN THE 1950s 83
FOREWORD 84 , 85
Introduction 86
Brief history and geography 86 , 87 , 88
Station operations 88 , 89 , 90
Air transport 90 , 91
The Port Moresby office 91
Housing for Bureau staff, Port Moresby 91 , 92 , 93
Staff members and their families 93
Local transport 94
Education 94
Entertainment, sport and lifestyle 94
Shopping facilities 94
Malaria 95
Native servants 95
Communication with native servants 96
Meteorology 96
Forecasting problems in Port Moresby 97
Other comments 97 , 98

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