Tihomir Novakov

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Tihomir Novakov
Born (1929-03-16)March 16, 1929
Sombor, Serbia
Died January 2, 2015(2015-01-02) (aged 85)
Kensington, California, U.S.
Alma mater University of Belgrade
Occupation Physicist
Spouse(s) Marica Cvetković (m. 1954–2014) (her death)
Children Anna 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.