1. Education

10 Famous Meteorologists

By August 13, 2007

Follow me on:

How did the science of meteorology become so advanced? Okay, so predicting the weather beyond a week is still difficult, but in the days of some of these famous meteorologists, even measuring the outside temperature was brand new. And yet for others in the list, using the latest radar and satellite images of weather events is second nature.

Choose a scientist, and check it out!

  1. John Dalton
  2. William Morris Davis
  3. Gabriel Fahrenheit
  4. Alfred Wegener
  5. Christoph Hendrik Diederik Buys Ballot
  6. William Ferrel
  7. Wladimir Peter Köppen
  8. Anders Celsius
  9. Dr. Steve Lyons
  10. Jim Cantore
Do you have another scientist you would like to see profiled here? Past or present, leave your ideas on the message board or leave a comment below.


Comments are closed for this post.

Leave a Comment

Line and paragraph breaks are automatic. Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title="">, <b>, <i>, <strike>

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.