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Rossby, Carl-Gustav

Carl-Gustav Rossby (1898–1957) was a Swedish American meteorologist whose innovations in the study of large-scale air movement and introduction of the equations describing atmospheric motion were largely responsible for the rapid development of meteorology as a science. Rossby explained the ...

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