Graeme Tepper

Consultant and Facilitator in Weather Education Services for Agriculture, Aviation and Marine.


Graeme Tepper is now a private consultant and facilitator in weather education, primarily to the pesticide application industry, focusing on prevention of the off-site drift of pesticides.   


He is a qualified and experienced meteorologist.

Previously he was with the Bureau of Meteorology and worked in many different

capacities. He specialized in providing weather forecasts and training to

pilots and emergency services officers.  


Recently, he was responsible for writing the Bureau’s Manual of Aviation Meteorology

and authored the pamphlet Weather for Pesticide Spraying. (pdf 600Kb).




 Professor Peter Schwerdtfeger

B.Sc. M.Sc. (Melb.), Ph.D. (McG.), F.T.S.E., F.R.Met.S.



Foundation Professor of Meteorology at FlindersUniversity in 1971, Resigned 1999, Emeritus Professor 2000.

Senior Adviser: Airborne Research Australia a Major National Research Facility at the Flinders University of South Australia(1999 - )

Member: Australian Bureau of Meteorology Advisory Board (2002 - 2006)

Member: Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (for the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition)(2003 - )

President: Australian Association of von Humboldt Fellows (1983 - )

Fellow: Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (elected 1988)

Co-founder(1995-96)(with A/Prof. Jörg Hacker and A/Prof. Neville Clark) of Airborne Research Australia (a Major National Research Facility at FlindersUniversity)
Founding Director(1972-93)of FIAMS, the Flinders Institute for Atmospheric and Marine Sciences  (abolished 2000)

Chairman  (1977-84)of  Country Fire Services Board of South Australia

Max Planck Research Prize(1991) (with A/Prof. J.M. Hacker and Prof. H. Kraus (University of Bonn, Germany))

Centenary Medal (2002) (Australia).

Airborne and boundary layer meteorology; solar and atmospheric radiation;
Use of aircraft in atmospheric science and remote sensing; regional climatology;
Glaciology, particularly sea-ice and icebergs;
Environment and land-use, remote sensing imagery and GIS
Further information is available in "Who's Who in Australia".

Recent Publications