University of Hawaii at Manoa —World Weather Watch. The ICY [International Visiting Agricultural Meteorologist Position Cooperation Year] reports recommend active U.S. The Department of Agronomy and Soil Science, College of participation in the development of a World Weather Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR), Univer- Watch—an international system to observe the world's sity of Hawaii, is seeking a Visiting Agricultural Meteorologist, atmosphere and to communicate and analyze world- for up to a period of 112 time for 1 year, or a full time equivalent. wide weather data rapidly and efficiently. The position is available between now and 31 December 1992. For centuries man's inability to predict weather far The responsibility associated with this opportunity is to participate in jointly-agreed-upon research with the resident enough ahead has caused incalculable human suffer- Agrometeorologist. This research would be related to (a) ing and property damage from storms, floods, and shade houses, (b) measuring and modeling turbulent-transfer other natural disasters. The Congress of the World processes between the atmosphere and various cropping Meteorological Organization is meeting this week to systems including intercropping systems, and/or (c) studying consider plans for the World Weather Watch. The other areas of mutual interest. proposed system will, through international coopera- The visiting scientist should have a Ph. D. in agricultural meteorology, environmental physics, micrometeorology, or a tion, lead to improved weather forecasting and protec- related discipline. Experience in modeling, especially non- tion of life and property and deserves the whole- gradient approaches, and measurement of mean and turbu- hearted support of the American people. I a m instruct- lence data would be desirable. ing our representatives to the meeting to pledge the Inquires should be directed to: Dr. Elizabeth A Graser, Assistant Agrometeorologist, (808) 956-7774, Department of full and continuing participation of the United States in Agronomy and Soil Science, 1920 East West Road, College of this important endeavor. [Excerpt from a statement by Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of President Lyndon B. Johnson on the ICY program.] Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822. Applications should include a letter, resume, and 3 names of references. They should be Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 48, 407. sentto Dr. Samir A. El Swaify, Chair, Department of Agronomy and Soil Science (address above). 50 Years Ago METEOROLOGISTS Civil Service Vacancies The Civil Service Commission has put out an urgent call for applicants for Junior Meteorologist (women particularly desired), and subprofessional positions will also be filled from those who get on the list for Jr. WORLD WEATHERWATCH has positions available in its rapidly expanding Forecast Operations. Met. if applicants will accept the lesser salaries. The WORLD WEATHERWATCH specializes in application educational requirements for the Jr. Met. grade have of meteorology for industrial, commercial, and media use. been eased recently, less physics (6 hrs) and no The successful candidate must have comprehensive knowl- calculus (but 6 hrs college math). edge of synoptic meteorology and operational procedures as The Weather Bureau is seeking to fill many Junior would normally be obtained from a government sponsored forecasting course or from university synoptic meteorology Weather Observer positions at Atlanta, Chicago, Fort training. One year North American Operational forecast Worth, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New York, and experience following training is required. Additional in-house Seattle. See the official in charge of the nearest Wea. training in specialized areas will be available to the successful Bur. office to you or write to one of the W.B. offices candidate. listed above, immediately. Women are especially WORLD WEATHERWATCH offers competitive salary, commensurate with experience, as well as a comprehensive wanted for these positions. benefit package, and the opportunity to become personally The Civil Service Commission also announces involved with one of America's most progressive weather various Geographer positions are vacant and appli- consulting companies. cants urgently sought—physical geography is one of ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE HELD IN STRICT CON- the options. FIDENCE. If interested, you are invited to submit a letter of application and resume to: The higher professional Meteorologist grades are FORECAST OPERATIONS DIVISION still open, as announced in BULLETIN, Dec. 1941, p. WORLD WEATHERWATCH, 401 Bentley St. Unit 4 424, and Feb. 1941, p. 94. Markham, Ontario, Canada L3R 9T2 or phone (416)477-4120 for further information. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 23, 281. Bulletin American Meteorological Society
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Jun 1, 1992
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