History of Canadian Meteorology and Oceanography

* histore canadienne de météorologie et d'océanographie

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* La plupart des articles historiques sont en anglais.  Les versions françaises sont publiées ici si disponible

  Title of Item and Link / Titre et lien
Author / Auteur
  Date Published / Date publié
Format
The Magnetic and Meteorological Observatory, Toronto
Extract from Schools and Colleges of Ontario: 1792-1910: Vol 3
J.G. Hodgins, published by L.K. Cameron, Toronto, 1910
1910
HTML
Weather Maps by Wire - Story and Photos from Inauguration of Weather Facsimile at CAO Montreal  - Link to CAO Office Staff Photo on that Occasion
DOT Newsletter On the DOT
1953
pdf
McGill Observatory Through 100 Years
reprinted in Atmosphere, Volume 3 Number 3, 1965
with permission from McGill News, Summer 1962
Nancy Bignell
1962
pdf
Inauguration of the First Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) Computer at the Central Analysis Office  (CAO) Montreal (Bendix G20 aka CDC)
George McIlraith, Mike Kwizak, DOT Communications
1963
Kwizak - 1956
HTML
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Canadian Meteorological Service 1871-1971 Service météorologique canadien
Bilingual booklet to commemorate 100 years of service
Philip G. Aber 1971
pdf
History of Meteorological Services in Canada 1839-1945 (published in Atmosphere, forerunner journal to ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN.

(fast HTML version w/o photos)
Morley K. Thomas
1971
pdf
&
HTML
A Century of Canadian Meteorology Morley K. Thomas
1972
pdf
Centennial of MSC, 1871 -1971 Summary of Activities, Centennial Symbol and a Winning Parade Float in Broadview SK MSC Communications in Annual Record of Operations 1971-1972; photos by Al Russell
1972
pdf
The New Home of the Canadian Meteorological Service

Opening of AES Headquarters, 4905 Dufferin St. Downsview

More Photos

Editor, Atmosphere
1970 & 1972
pdf
Mike Newark and Plaques of Toronto
1990 & 2003
HTML
jpeg
Percy Saltzman: CBC-TV Weathercaster
 
1. Early Views of Percy Saltzman
2. Profile of CBC-TV Weatherman Percy Saltzman, in Zephyr, MSC Employee Magazine
3. A Profile of Percy Saltzman, Chinook, Spring 1980
4. Percy Saltzman - Then and Now
5. Audrey and Percy Saltzman c1996 (oil portrait used with permission from Phil Chadwick)
6. Percy Saltzman's Obituary,  18 January 2007

 
1. "On the DOT", DOT Newsletter & Facebook
2. Keith McGlening
3. Chinook staff
4. Zephyr staff
5. Painting by Phil Chadwick
6. credit Globe and Mail, CBC

 
1. 1954
2. 1973
3. 1980
4. 1992
5. 1996
6. 2007

 
1. pdf
2. pdf
3. pdf
4. pdf
5. jpeg
6. pdf
Andrew Thomson - A Profile, from Atmosphere, Vol 11, No 4, 1973 Morley K. Thomas
1973
pdf
Pamphlet Describing Services Provided by the Windsor Ontario "Hub Weather Office" (WO4) John F. Mornan
1974
pdf
The Professional Training of Meteorologists in Canada 1933 - 1976 Clarence Penner
1976
pdf
Hydrometeorology in Canada - Keynote Address to CMOS Congress, Saskatoon
J. P. Bruce
1981
pdf
The Changing Atmosphere: Implications for Global Security 1988 Conference Held in Toronto, Canada, 27-30 June 1988 (Conference Statement and Specific Recommendations of Working Groups) 

Photos from 1988 Conference
excerpt from WMO Publication # 710 - various authors
1988
pdf
L'Atosphère en Evolution : Implications pour la sécurité du globe Conférence tenu à Toronto, le 27-30 juin 1988 (Déclaration de la conférence et Recommandations spécifiques des groupes de travail)

Photos de la Conférence 1988

pub no. 710 WMO, divers 1988 pdf
Weather Lore and Proverbs

Be Your Own Forecaster

David Phillips

1997

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(I Leave You) The Archive - State of Automation of The Climate Archives Jacquie Blackburn
1987
pdf
History of the Canadian Forces Weather Service: 1939-1989
Prof. W.R. Richardson, Neil Patterson, B.D. Brodie, R.K. Cross, P.T. Cromwell, R.L. Wagner

Blaine Jelley

1989


2013
 

pdf


Historique des services météorologiques des Forces Canadiennes : 1939-1989
Prof. W.R. Richardson, Neil Patterson, B.D. Brodie, R.K. Cross, P.T. Cromwell, R.L. Wagner

Blaine Jelley

1989


2013
pdf
Excerpts from Special Issue of the CMOS Bulletin (Vol. 24 No. 4) - 125th Anniversary of  Canadian Meteorology:




Neil J. Campbell


Morley Thomas

R. R. Rogers

Morley Thomas

Uri Schwarz
1996
pdf
Early Aviation Weather Services at Edmonton: Reminiscing about Prewar, Wartime and Postwar Oevelopments 1938-1950
George Robertson
(CMOS Bulletin, Vol. 29 No. 4)
2001
pdf
A Meteorological Industry Strategy for Canada
Ian Rutherford and Susan Woodbury
2001
pdf
The Rise and Fall of Climate Applications: The History of a Meteorological Service Program Mal Berry
2002
pdf
The Origins of the Institute of Ocean Sciences Howard Freeland, Eric L. Mills, Pamela Olson, Sharon Thomson and Koit Teng
2003
pdf
Recollections of Hydrometeorology Howard L. Ferguson
2006
pdf
Early History of the Central Analysis Office (CAO) in Ottawa
George W. Robertson
2007
pdf
History of Canadian Meteorology: A Bibliography Morley K. Thomas
2009
HTML
History of Ice Forecasting in Canada A.P. Beaton and W.E. Markham
2009
pdf
Introduction to the Arctic Islands 1958 - 1963 Archie Asbridge (excerpt from Memoirs - with permission)
2015
pdf
Canadian Meteorological Postage Stamps, 1968, 1990 and 2015
Canada Post Philatelic Archives 2016 HTML

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Ongoing History Items / historique continu

Title of Item and Link

Author

Date Added

Format

Canadian Disasters - An Historical Survey   pdf version Robert L. Jones
1997
HTML and PDF
National Climate Data and Information Archive (MSC Link) various
1998
HTML
Historical Meteorological Photos CMOS archivist
2005
HTML
JPEG
Historical Oceanographic Photos CMOS archivist
2006
HTML JPEG


Other History Items / historique autre

Title of Item

Origin

Date Added

Format

The Birth of the Weather Forecast - originally published online by BBC News Magazine, 30 April 2015

Alternate Link to Article:  http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine‐32483678
BBC
January 2016
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