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Johannes Letzmann

Estonian meteorlogist

Died when: 85 years 306 days (1030 months)
Star Sign: Cancer


Johannes Letzmann

Johannes Peter Letzmann (19 July 1885 – 21 May 1971) was an Estonian meteorologist, and a pioneering tornado researcher.His prolific output related to severe storms concepts included: developing tornado damage studies, atmospheric vortices, theoretical studies and laboratory simulations, tornado case studies, and observation programs.

It generated extensive analysis techniques and insights on tornadoes at a time when there was still very little research on the subject in the United States.

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