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Dr. John Turner
IAMAS Deputy Secretary General (2003-2011),
British Antarctic Survey,
High Cross, Madingley Rd.
Cambridge, CB3 0ET,
UK

Tel: (+44) 1223 221485
Fax: (+44) 1223 221279
Email: J.Turner@bas.ac.uk

John Turner is a researcher at the British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge, UK where he leads a project investigating the climate of the Antarctic. He has a BSc in Meteorology/Physics and a PhD in Antarctic Climate Variability. From 1974 to 1986 he was employed by the UK Meteorological Office where he was in involved in the development of numerical weather prediction models and satellite meteorology. Since 1986 he has been at BAS working on high latitude precipitation, polar lows, teleconnections between the Antarctic and lower latitudes and weather forecasting in the Antarctic. From 1995 to 2003 he was the President of the International Commission on Polar Meteorology. He is currently the Deputy Secretary General of IAMAS. He is a member of the Steering Committee of the World Climate Research Programme's Climate and Cryosphere (CliC) project and leads the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) programme on Antarctica and the Global Climate System. He is co-author of King and Turner (1997) Antarctic Meteorology and Climatology and co-editor of Rasmussen and Turner (2003) Polar Lows: Mesoscale Weather Systems in the Polar Regions.

 


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