Winteringham, F. Peter W.

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WINTERINGHAM, F. Peter W. British, b. 1918. Genres: Environmental sciences/Ecology. Career: Scientific officer in London, England, 1940-45; United Kingdom Government Agricultural Research Institute, head of Biochemistry Department, 1947-67; Joint Division of International Atomic Energy Agency and United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization, head of Chemical and Radioactive Contaminants Programme in Vienna, Austria, and Rome, Italy, 1969-80; independent researcher and writer. Visiting professor, University of North Carolina, 1964-65, and University of California, 1981, 1987, and 1990. Military service: British Home Guard, active duty, 1940-45, honorary member, 1946-; became lieutenant. Publications: (ed. and contrib.) The Environment and Chemicals in Agriculture, 1985; Energy Use and the Environment. Contributor to scientific journals. Address: 6 Knoll Court, Sneyd Park, Bristol BS9 1QX, England.