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About James R. Fleming

Please visit or see my profile at for many more uploads. Jim has written extensively on the history of weather, climate, technology, and the environment including social, cultural, and intellectual aspects. His books include Meteorology in America (1990), Historical Perspectives on Climate Change (1998), The Callendar Effect (2007), Fixing the Sky (2010), Inventing Atmospheric Science (2016), and Breaking through the Clouds: Joanne Simpson and the Tropical Atmosphere (forthcoming).


Present Professor of Science, Technology and Society, Colby College Science, Technology, and Society

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5881 Mayflower Hill
Colby College
Waterville, ME 04901
207-859-5881 (voice)
207-859-5868 (fax)