Hubert H. Lamb (1913-1997) obtained his Master's degree from Trinity College, Cambridge in natural sciences and geography. He worked at the British and Irish Meteorological Offices from 1945 until 1971. He was the Founding Director of the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at UEA (1972-1977) and was awarded an honorary doctorate (D.Sc.) from UEA in 1981.
The archive holds correspondence and research papers. The contents focus on North Sea storms; climate history including the ice age; long-range weather forecasts; rainfall studies; specific weather phenomena; climatic effect of volcanic dust; and CRU's administration.
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