Roger Daley

Atmospheric Science

Principal constructor of the Canadian numerical weather forecasting system

"Don’t worry if you have not made a choice of career. It can come anytime from grade school to graduate school. But for a career in the natural sciences get a good foundation in math."

Birthdate
January 25, 1943

Birthplace
London, England

Date of Death
August 29, 2001

Place of Death
Monterey, CA

Family Members
  • Spouse: Lucia Tudor Daley
  • Mother: Mary Daley
  • Father: Eric Daley
  • Children: Kate, Charlie

Personality
Curious, hard-working

Favorite Music
Handel’s Water Music

Other Interests
History, family, travel

Title
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research distinguished visitor

Status
Deceased

Degrees
  • BSc (hon.) 1964, UBC in Honours Physics;
  • MSc 1966, McGill, Training as weather forecaster
  • PhD 1971, McGill, Modeling convective clouds

Awards
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (1993),
  • Outstanding Scientist (National Centre for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado) 1994

Mentor

Professor Robert Stewart


Last Updated
November 21, 2010

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