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necrologies Philip F. Clapp of Technology in 1940. He studied with Carl-Gustaf 1912-199 7 Rossby at the University of Stockholm in 1951-52 and was awarded the Filosifie Licentiat degree in 1953. Philip F. Clapp, who performed pioneering research His professional career began in 1937 at the U.S. on the general circulation and extended-range forecast- Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C., un- ing, died in Annapolis, Maryland, in January 1997. der Larry Page, with studies of methods of long-range Clapp' s interests in forecasting. This was followed by assignments at the meteorology were cen- Air Mass Section of the U.S. Weather Bureau from tered almost exclusively 1938 to 1940 with Horace Byers and as a forecaster at on the large-scale atmo- Kansas City from 1940 to 1941. In 1941 he joined the spheric circulation and its newly established Extended Forecast Section (later predictability. In collabo- Division) of the Weather Bureau (later National Oce- ratio n with Jerome anic and Atmospheric Administration/National Namias in the 1940s, he Weather Service; NWS) in Washington where he re- made landmark contribu- mained until his retirement in 1972. Under the super- tions to the understanding vision of Jerome Namias, he became research super- of the motion http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Philip F. Clapp of Technology in 1940. He studied with Carl-Gustaf 1912-199 7 Rossby at the University of Stockholm in 1951-52 and was awarded the Filosifie Licentiat degree in 1953. Philip F. Clapp, who performed pioneering research His professional career began in 1937 at the U.S. on the general circulation and extended-range forecast- Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C., un- ing, died in Annapolis, Maryland, in January 1997. der Larry Page, with studies of methods of long-range Clapp' s interests in forecasting. This was followed by assignments at the meteorology were cen- Air Mass Section of the U.S. Weather Bureau from tered almost exclusively 1938 to 1940 with Horace Byers and as a forecaster at on the large-scale atmo- Kansas City from 1940 to 1941. In 1941 he joined the spheric circulation and its newly established Extended Forecast Section (later predictability. In collabo- Division) of the Weather Bureau (later National Oce- ratio n with Jerome anic and Atmospheric Administration/National Namias in the 1940s, he Weather Service; NWS) in Washington where he re- made landmark contribu- mained until his retirement in 1972. Under the super- tions to the understanding vision of Jerome Namias, he became research super- of the motion

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