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Irving I. Gringorten four scientists identified to establish the air force 1914-1993 Geophysical Research Directorate. This pivotal role led to the inception of the AF Cambridge Research Irving I. Gringorten, a 43-year career meteorologist Laboratories (AFCRL), later to become the AF Geo- for the federal government, died 15 October 1993 in physics Laboratory (AFGL). He worked for this orga- Boston, Massachusetts. He was an internationally nization for more than 40 years as climatologist and recognized authority in supervisory research meteorologist at Hanscom AFB, the field of statistical Massachusetts. meteorology and clima- Gringorten authored more than 60 publications, tology. which are widely referenced in journals and classical textbooks. He was a major contributor to the meteoro- Gringorten was born logical chapters of the Handbook of Geophysics and on 11 April 1914 in Space Environments published in 1965 and its revi- Brantford , Ontario, sion in 1985. His innovative applications of statistics to Canada. He received a meteorological problems have withstood the tests of B.A. in physics and ge- time. They are now being incorporated into the U.S. ology and an M.A. in Department of Defense atmospheric environment meteorology from the simulations. University of Toronto. He completed ad- Gringorten had received

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Published: Jan 1, 1994

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