Tihomir Novakov

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Tihomir Novakov
Born(1929-03-16)March 16, 1929
DiedJanuary 2, 2015(2015-01-02) (aged 85)
Alma materUniversity of Belgrade
OccupationPhysicist
Spouse(s)
Marica Cvetković (m. 1954–2014)
(her death)
ChildrenAnna Novakov

Tihomir Novakov, Ph.D known also as Tica Novakov (March 16, 1929 – January 2, 2015) was an Serbian-born American physicist. As a scientist, Novakov was known for his black carbon, air quality, and climate change research. James Hansen dubbed him "the godfather of black carbon."[1] He was born in Sombor, Serbia.

Novakov died on January 2, 2015 in Kensington, California from natural causes, aged 85.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Chen, Allan. "Carbonaceous Aerosols and Climate Change: How Researchers Proved Black Carbon is a Significant Force in the Atmosphere". Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Retrieved January 5, 2015.
  2. Thomas Kirchstetter (January 2015). "Tihomir Novakov, 1929-2015". eetd.lbl.gov.