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Jerzy Jaworski

Jerzy Jaworski, Polish hydrologist. Decorated Silver Cross Merit, Cavalier's Cross Order Poland's Revival; recipient Marian Molga prize in agrohydrology, 1987, 97, Minister of Education award, 1990, Polish Society Geophysics prize, 1991. Member Solidarity, since 1980.

Background

  • Jaworski, Jerzy was born on November 29, 1930 in Katowice, Poland. Son of Artur and Hildegard (Waschek) Jaworski.

  • Education

    • Degree in engineering, Department Land Reclamation, Wroclaw, 1957. Doctor of Science, University Wroclaw, 1961.

    Career

    • Researcher Polish Academy of Sciences, Kornik, 1958-1964, Institute Water Management, Warsaw, Poland, 1964-1965. Assistant professor, head water physics division Institute Meteorology & Water Management, 1966-1973, assistant professor, vice-head division dynamic hydrology, 1975-1982, professor, head evaporation laboratory, 1983-1992. Professor, vice president Polish Society Geophysics, since 1984.

      Consultant in field of heated water impact and evaporation, Hamburg, Germany, 1973-1974. Coordinator World Meteorological Organization Project, Geneva, 1990-1996.

    Works

    • Co-author: Hydrological Processes, 1989, Principles of Dynamic Hydrology, 1993, Study of Impact of Global Climatic Change on Water Circulation, 1996, Dynamic Hydrology, 1997, Dynamic of Water Cycle in the Wilga Catchment, 1998.

    Membership

    Member Solidarity, since 1980.

    Personality

    Interests

    Mountain excursions, literature, chess.

    Connections

    • Married Helena Hernik, August 11, 1951. Children: Marian, Krzysztof.
    • father: Artur Jaworski
    • mother: Hildegard (Waschek) Jaworski
    • spouse: Helena Hernik
    • children: Marian Jaworski
    • Krzysztof Jaworski
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    Born November 29, 1930
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    • 1957
      Department Land Reclamation
    • 1961
      University Wroclaw
    • 1958 - 1964
      Researcher, Polish Academy Sciences
      Kórnik, Poland
    • 1984
      professor, Polish Society Geophysics
    • 1984
      vice president, Polish Society Geophysics
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