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Thomas Foken

Thomas Foken, German meteorologist, educator.

Background

  • Foken, Thomas was born on June 1, 1949 in Zwickau, Germany. Son of Heinrich and Hanni Foken.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Meteorology, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1970—1974. Doctor rerum naturalium (Doctor in Sciences), University Leipzig, Leipzig, 1974—1978. Doctor science national, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1990.

    Career

    • Laboratory department head Meteorological Service of German Democratic Republic, Postdam, Germany, 1981—1990, German Meteorological Service, Potsdam, 1990—1994, Lindenberg, 1994—1997. Professor University Bayreuth, since 1997.

    Works

    • Author: (textbook) Applied Meteorology (in German).

    Connections

    • 1 child Gesa.
    • father: Heinrich Foken
    • mother: Hanni Foken
    • child: Gesa Foken
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    Born June 1, 1949
    (age 68)
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    • 1990
      Humboldt University
    • 1981 - 1990
      Laboratory department head, Meteorological Service of German Democratic Republic
      Germany
    • 1990 - 1994
      Laboratory department head, Meteorological Service of German Democratic Republic
      Potsdam, New York, United States
    • 1994 - 1997
      Laboratory department head, Meteorological Service of German Democratic Republic
      Lindenberg, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1997
      professor, University Bayreuth