Karl Brocks

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Karl Brocks
Born 29 January 1912
Died 29 May 1972(1972-05-29) (aged 60)
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Karl Brocks (29 January 1912 – 29 May 1972) was a German meteorologist who was a member of the Geophysical (later Meteorological) Institute of Hamburg University. In 1960 he was appointed full professor and head of the Institute.[1] During World War II, he served in the Wehrmacht and was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross of Nazi Germany.

World War II awards[edit]


  1. ^ Boundary-Layer Meteorology 1973, p. 3
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000, p. 124.
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • "Dedication". Boundary-Layer Meteorology. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 4 (1-4): 2–4. April 1973. doi:10.1007/BF02265221. Retrieved 2014-01-23.