Houghton, Henry

Houghton, Henry (Garret)

(1905–87) meteorologist; born in New York City. At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1928–87) he helped found the National Center for Atmospheric Research in 1960 and was the first chairman of its parent organization, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. He trained meteorologists during World War II and researched atmospheric radiation.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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