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physicist

Yann Henry Kerr, French Physicist. Lieutenant French Air Force, 1977-1978. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Meteorological Society, American Geophysical Union.

Background

Kerr, Yann Henry was born on September 9, 1952 in Paris. Son of Henry Walter and Marguerite (Augé) Kerr.

Education

Master of Science, Glasgow (Scotland) University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Paul Sabatier, 1992.

Career

Scientist, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales, Toulouse, France, 1980-1984; scientist, Laboratory d'Etudes et de Recherches en Teledetection Spatiale, Toulouse, 1984-1987; senior scientist, Laboratory d'Etudes et de Recherches en Teledetection Spatiale, Toulouse, 1988-1993; director, Laboratory d'Etudes et de Recherches en Teledetection Spatiale, Toulouse, 1993-1995; assistant director, Centre d'Etudes Spatiales de la Biosphere, Toulouse, since 1995. Visiting scientist Jet Propulsion Laboratory/National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Pasadena, California, 1987-1988.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of Land Atmosphere Interactions, 1995, Scaling Up in Hydrology, 1996. Guest editor Hapex Sahel, 1997. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Lieutenant French Air Force, 1977-1978. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Meteorological Society, American Geophysical Union.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, cabinet making.

Connections

Married Catherine Jacqueline François, September 2, 1978. Children: Guillemette, Grégoire, Francis, Geoffrey.

father:
Henry Walter Kerr

mother:
Marguerite (Augé) Kerr

spouse:
Catherine Jacqueline François

children:
Guillemette Kerr

Geoffrey Kerr

Grégoire Kerr

Francis Kerr