Peterson, Richard 2013-07-31
This interview features Richard Peterson, who discusses his background in astronomy and eventual studies in meteorology. He explains his work at Texas Tech, as well as his research done in conjunction with the engineering program and the Institute for Disaster Research that became the National Wind Institute.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Richard Peterson
Additional Parties Recorded: n/a
Date: July 31, 2013
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson
Length: 02:38:36 (2 hours, 38 minutes)
Wind and weather in Lubbock, Texas; Biographical information and youth; Undergrad at Cal Tech, and change from astronomy to meteorology; History of meteorology; Studying meteorology in Chicago; PhD; Getting the job at Texas Tech; Tornadoes and Fujita; Distinguished alumni of the Texas Tech meteorology and wind science programs; Texas Tech inter-institutional and inter-departmental collaborations; Getting a grant from IGERT; Prominent Texas Tech Alumni in the meteorology and wind science fields; Wind and solar energy; Katherine Hayhoe; Kansas vs Missouri rivalry
Original Recording Format: born digital audio
Recording Format Notes: audio cd available in reading room
Transcript: found here: https://hdl.handle.net/10605/360187
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