Sir John Mason CB FRS
John Mason developed a school of the physics of clouds which enjoys a world-wide reputation for originality. His investigations were distinguished by great experimental skill and uncommon insight in their interpretation. He put forward evidence of a new, and probably the final, solution of the problem of the electrification of thunderclouds.
Sir John Mason CB FRS died on 6 January 2015.
Interest and expertise
- Earth and environmental sciences
- Atmospheric physics and meteorology