BUGAEV Viktor Antonovich( The famous Soviet Meteorology and Climatology)
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Biography BUGAEV Viktor Antonovich
(6.H.1904, Smolensk - 2.IV.1974, Moscow)
Doctor of Geographical Sciences (1962), Academician Uz.SSR, USSR State Prize laureate (1948.1972 gg.). One of the founders of the World Weather Watch. The first chief meteorologist of the USSR. After graduating in 1930. physico-mathematical faculty of the University of Smolensk worked in the weather bureau in Novosibirsk. Later, in Central Asia, where he headed the Tashkent Geophysical Observatory, Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan. B. - The creator of the Tashkent Meteorological School. In 1957-58. - Head Aerometorologicheskogo detachment of the Third Soviet Antarctic Expedition. Since 1959, Mr.. B. headed by the Central Institute of projections (from 1965. Hydrometeorological Center). Since 1973, Mr.. - Head of Department of Climatology University of Moscow. B. - Author of the first climatic regions of Antarctica. The name B. linked the use of computers and satellite data in meteorological forecasts. Since 1962. - Chief editor of "Meteorology and Climatology". Author of more than 200 scientific papers. World Meteorological Organization in 1972. B. - Honorary Member of the American Meteorological Society. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, two Orders of Red Banner, several medals.