Fonds - Edward Hunter Gowan fonds

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Edward Hunter Gowan fonds

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  • 1935-1948 (Creation)
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    Gowan, Edward Hunter

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0.03 m of textual records

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(1901 - 1958)

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Physicist, Meteorologist, 1901-1958. After completing his MSc degree at the University of Alberta in 1925, E.H. Gowan went to Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship, receiving his PhD in meteorology in 1929. He joined the Department of Physics at the University of Alberta that year, and his research in solar radiation led to his election in 1950 as a fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society. In addition to his scholarly duties, he gave a series of radio talks, 'Science Question Box' and 'Behind the Headlines', on CKUA radio.

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Fonds consists of records pertaining to Physicist and Meteorologist Dr. Edward Gowan.

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Created by MMCFARLANE 2-1-2008. Updated by XGVIEWS 2-8-2008.

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