Roger G. Barry

Roger Graham Barry (13 November 1935 – 19 March 2018) was a British-born American geographer and climatologist.

He earned a doctorate from the University of Southampton in 1965 and began teaching at the University of Colorado three years later. While leading the National Snow and Ice Data Center from 1976 to 2008, Barry received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1982, was granted fellowship of the American Geophysical Union in 1999, and taught at Moscow State University as a Fulbright Scholar in 2001. Before leaving Russia, Barry was named a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. In 2007, Barry was awarded a Founders Medal from the Royal Geographical Society. He retired in 2010, and died on 19 March 2018, aged 82.[1]


  1. "In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Roger Barry". University of Colorado. 21 March 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
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