Yevgraf Yevgrafovich Fyodorov

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Yevgraf Yevgrafovich Fyodorov
Born (1880-11-20)20 November 1880
Saint Petersburg
Died 19 July 1965(1965-07-19) (aged 84)
Moscow
Alma mater Saint Petersburg State University

Yevgraf Yevgrafovich Fyodorov (Russian: Евграф Евграфович Фёдоров; 20 November [O.S. 8 November] 1880 in Saint Petersburg – 19 July 1965 in Moscow), was a Russian climatologist. He was a son of Russian mathematician Yevgraf Fyodorov.[1]

Graduation from the University of Saint Petersburg 1910. Researcher in the Magneto-Meteorological Observatory, Pavlovsk 1911-1934, professor of geography with the USSR Academy of Sciences 1934-1951. Corresponding Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences from 1946.[2]

Fyodorov's main contribution consisted in detailed development in descriptive climatology, with a method to describe local climates in terms of daily weather observations.[3]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Climate as an aggregate of weather. Journal of Meteorology, #7 (1925).
  • Distribution and type of precipitation in the plains of the European part of the USSR in the summer. Works of the USSR Academy of Sciences Institute of Geography, #28 (1938).
  • with A. I. Baranov: Climate and Weather of the European Part of the USSR. (1949).

Biography[edit]

Ya. I. Feldman: Yevgraf Yevgrafovich Fedorov. Izvest. Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R., Ser. Geogr., #1 (1956).

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