The National Medal of Science - Physical Sciences 1966
A Biographical Memoir by Arnt Eliassen , National Academy of Sciences, 17 pages, 21 pages total.
Name: Jacob Aall Bonnevie Bjerknes
Birth: 2 November, 1897
Death: 7 July, 1975
Award: Physical Sciences
National Medal of Science:
Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles, CA USA
Title: Professor of Meterology
Citation: "By watching and studying maps he discovered the cylone-making waves of the air and the climate-controlling changes of the sea."
Presented by President Johnson at a White House ceremony on February 6, 1967.