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John Philip Burrows

John Philip Burrows, British, American, German atmospheric research scientist, educator. Member American Geophysical Union, American College of Surgeons.


  • Burrows, John Philip was born on August 16, 1954 in Liverpool, England. Son of William Frederick and Kathleen Mary (Farley) Burrows.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, Trinity College, Cambridge University, 1975. Master of Arts, Trinity College, Cambridge University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Trinity College, Cambridge University, 1978.


    • Research scientist Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1978-1979. HSO United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, 1979-1982. Visitor PCL Oxford University, since 1979.

      Research scientist Max-Planck-Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany, 1982-1992. Professor atmospheric physics Bremen (Germany) University, Bremen, Germany, since 1992. Visiting National Aeronautics and Space Administration-GSPC, Greenbelt, Maryland, since 1995.

      Lead scientist GOME-European Space Agency, since 1988. Principal scientist SCIAMACHY, since 1988.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member American Geophysical Union, American College of Surgeons.


    • Married Brigitte Holtkotte, April 20, 1990. 1 child Jan Drechsel.
    • father: William Frederick Burrows
    • mother: Kathleen Mary (Farley) Burrows
    • spouse: Brigitte Holtkotte
    • child: Jan Drechsel Burrows
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    Born August 16, 1954
    (age 63)
    • 1975
      Trinity College
    • 1979
      Trinity College
    • 1978
      Trinity College
    • 1978 - 1979
      Research scientist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1979 - 1982
      HSO United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
    • 1979
      visitor PCL Oxford University
    • 1982 - 1992
      research scientist, Max-Planck-Institute for Chemistry
      Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
    • 1992
      professor, atmospheric physics Bremen (Germany) University
      Bremen, Germany, Germany
    • 1995
      visiting National Aeronautics and Space Administration-GSPC
      Greenbelt, Maryland, United States
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