Sir George Clarke Simpson 1878 - 1965

born in:
Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

1905 - at Manchester University, 1st meteorology lecturer in any British university.

1909 - Captain Scott invited Simpson to join him on an Antarctic expedition, working with C. S. Wright.

1920 - Director of the British Meteorological Office. .

1928–9 - published 3 papers on radiation balance of the earth and atmosphere.

1935 - Knighted. In charge of Kew Observatory.