Barbara Bowen

Barbara Bowen (1932-), research and editorial assistant, was responsible for digitising the atmospheric data collected in Antarctica by Joseph Farman and his British Antarctic Survey (BAS) team. This data was used in the paper published in Nature in 1985 that identified what became known as the ‘ozone hole’. Prior to working at BAS she had been an editorial assistant atthe Water Pollution Research Laboratory of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research and at Cambridge University Press.

  • Birth name Barbara Bowen
  • Born 1932 Lancaster, UK
  • Occupation Technician
  • Disciplines Atmospheric Science
  • Education University of Durham

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