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Authorised form of nameGold; Ernest (1881 - 1976)
Dates1881 - 1976
Place of birthBerkswell, near Coventry, Warwickshire
Date of birth24 July 1881
Place of death8 Hurst Lane, London NW11
Date of death30/01/1976
Research fieldPhysics
Meteorology
ActivityEducation:
Mason's College, Birmingham; BA (1903) St John's College, Cambridge; MA
Career:
Served in the Great War (1915-1919); Assistant Director, Meteorological Office, Air Ministry (1919-)
Honours:
DSO 1916; OBE 1918; CB 1942
Memberships:
FRMS (President 1934-1935)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/05/1918
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1977 vol 23 pp 115-131, plate, by R C Sutcliffe and A C Best
Royal Society codeNA6378
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RR/17/291Referee's report by Ralph Allen Sampson, on a paper 'The isothermal layer of the atmosphere and atmospheric radiation' by Ernest Gold13 October 1908
NLB/39/78Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [Joseph] LArmor, Secretary of the Royal Society23 November 1908
NLB/39/105Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to E [Ernest] Gold, St John's College, Cambridge26 November 1908
NLB/42/1Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, Secretary RS to The Under Secretary of State for India5 March 1909
NLB/52/808Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Major Ernest Gold, Assistant Director of the Meteorological Office and FRS; G. H. Q, British Expeditionary Force, France29 February 1916
RR/26/47Referee's report by Ernest Gold, on a paper 'Some problems connected with evaporation from large expanses of water' by M A Giblett12 May 1921
RR/53/22Referee's report by Ernest Gold, on a paper 'The Götz inversion of intensity-ratio in zenith-scattered sunlight' by Sydney Chapman[November 1934]
RR/56/5Referee's report by Ernest Gold, on a paper 'The thermal stability of the lower atmosphere' by A L Hales14 May 1935
RR/65/285Referee's report by Ernest Gold on a paper 'The effects of thunderstorms and lightning discharges on the Earth's electric field' by T W Wormell27 November 1938
NLB/70/450Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lieutenant Colonel [Ernest] Gold, DSO, FRS7 April 1927
IM/GA/WS/1272Gold, Ernest1946
EC/1918/10Gold, Ernest: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/45/55Referee's report by Ernest Gold, on a paper 'The lunar diurnal variation of atmospheric temperature at Batavia, 1866-1928' by Sydney Chapman12 March 1932
MDA/C/10/3Correspondence of the Gassiot Committee1947-1953
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