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25 years ago Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Alden Electronics, Inc., Westborough, Massa- Brook and performed a year of postdoctoral work at chusetts, has made a contract agreement with the the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, NWS to supply 12 weather communication, display, California. In 1990 he joined the faculty at the Univer- and analysis systems. The systems will support the sity of Delaware as an assistant professor and asso- World Area Forecast System (WAFS) and are sched- ciate director of the Center for Remote Sensing at the uled for delivery early in 1995. The contract is valued College of Marine Studies. In 1993 he was promoted at $486,000 and includes installation and training. to associate professor with tenure, an accomplish- Options for 20 more systems are valued at $735,000. ment that normally takes six years to achieve. WAFS will be capable of receiving, by satellite In addition to the PFF, Yan has received a number broadcast, alphanumeric weatherdata, digital weather of honors, including an invitation to testify before the charts, and numerical model data from the World Area U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Forecast Center in Washington, D.C. In addition, Transportation on the subject of global climate change systems located in the Caribbean will be able to and the oceans, and he was invited to give the keynote transmit data via satellite back to Washington. The address on marine remote sensing education at a initial 12 systems will be installed in the Caribbean, conference on ocean remote sensing hosted jointly by with the optional 20 systems scheduled for installation the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cul- in South America and the Pacific Rim. tural Organization and the World Meteorological Or- WAFS is designed to provide both critical weather ganization. He was awarded with an honorary profes- data in a timely fashion and terminals capable of sorship by the First Institute of Oceanography in receiving, displaying, and analyzing the data to pro- China. He is a member of AMS, AGU, the Institute of duce local forecasts, with particular emphasis on Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Oceanogra- aviation. It is a jointly sponsored program of the phy Society, and the Society of Space Science. International Civil Aviation Organization and WMO. k 4 y \ Editor's note: For a number of years, each issue of the Bulletin included an "at AMS Headquarters" column. The following is an excerpt from the October 1969 column, which covered August 1969 activities. Mr. [Ken] Spengler left for London on Sunday, the 17th. He spent the 18th with representa- tives of the Royal Meteorological Society attending to last minute details for the meeting the following week. On the 19th Mr. Spengler and President-Elect Bollay were at WMO headquar- ters in Geneva, Switzerland. On the 23rd Mr. Spengler visited the headquarters of the 2nd Weather Wing at Wiesbaden, Germany, returning to London on the 24th to attend the joint meeting with the Royal Meteorological Society on The Global Circulation of the Atmosphere. The AMS was well represented at the meeting. Among those present were AMS President George Benton, Past President Verner Suomi, President-Elect Eugene Bollay, and Councilor Chester Newton, who was also chairman of the AMS program committee. Assisting in the meeting arrangements was Evelyn Mazur of the AMS headquarters staff. On Saturday, the 30th, Mr. Spengler visited the ago 28th Weather Squadron at Mortholt and the European Weather Central at High Wycombe. He returned to Boston on the 31st. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 50,821. 1886 Vol. 75, No. 10, October 1994 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Alden Electronics, Inc., Westborough, Massa- Brook and performed a year of postdoctoral work at chusetts, has made a contract agreement with the the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, NWS to supply 12 weather communication, display, California. In 1990 he joined the faculty at the Univer- and analysis systems. The systems will support the sity of Delaware as an assistant professor and asso- World Area Forecast System (WAFS) and are sched- ciate director of the Center for Remote Sensing at the uled for delivery early in 1995. The contract is valued College of Marine Studies. In 1993 he was promoted at $486,000 and includes installation and training. to associate professor with tenure, an accomplish- Options for 20 more systems are valued at $735,000. ment that normally takes six years to achieve. WAFS will be capable of receiving, by satellite In addition to the PFF, Yan has received a number broadcast, alphanumeric weatherdata, digital weather of honors, including an invitation to testify before the charts, and numerical model data from the World Area U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Forecast Center in Washington, D.C. In addition, Transportation on the subject of global climate change systems located in the Caribbean will be able to and the oceans, and he was invited to give the keynote transmit data via satellite back to Washington. The address on marine remote sensing education at a initial 12 systems will be installed in the Caribbean, conference on ocean remote sensing hosted jointly by with the optional 20 systems scheduled for installation the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cul- in South America and the Pacific Rim. tural Organization and the World Meteorological Or- WAFS is designed to provide both critical weather ganization. He was awarded with an honorary profes- data in a timely fashion and terminals capable of sorship by the First Institute of Oceanography in receiving, displaying, and analyzing the data to pro- China. He is a member of AMS, AGU, the Institute of duce local forecasts, with particular emphasis on Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Oceanogra- aviation. It is a jointly sponsored program of the phy Society, and the Society of Space Science. International Civil Aviation Organization and WMO. k 4 y \ Editor's note: For a number of years, each issue of the Bulletin included an "at AMS Headquarters" column. The following is an excerpt from the October 1969 column, which covered August 1969 activities. Mr. [Ken] Spengler left for London on Sunday, the 17th. He spent the 18th with representa- tives of the Royal Meteorological Society attending to last minute details for the meeting the following week. On the 19th Mr. Spengler and President-Elect Bollay were at WMO headquar- ters in Geneva, Switzerland. On the 23rd Mr. Spengler visited the headquarters of the 2nd Weather Wing at Wiesbaden, Germany, returning to London on the 24th to attend the joint meeting with the Royal Meteorological Society on The Global Circulation of the Atmosphere. The AMS was well represented at the meeting. Among those present were AMS President George Benton, Past President Verner Suomi, President-Elect Eugene Bollay, and Councilor Chester Newton, who was also chairman of the AMS program committee. Assisting in the meeting arrangements was Evelyn Mazur of the AMS headquarters staff. On Saturday, the 30th, Mr. Spengler visited the ago 28th Weather Squadron at Mortholt and the European Weather Central at High Wycombe. He returned to Boston on the 31st. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 50,821. 1886 Vol. 75, No. 10, October 1994

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