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50 years ago Isentropic Conference To Be Held Review of His Life and Work, edited by Alfred Clebsch, The Millersville University student chapter of the contains the unpublished papers written by Theis, "A AMS is sponsoring a conference on Isentropic Analy- Primer of Anistropy" and "Aquifers, Ground-Water sis and Forecasting on 31 March-2 April 1995. The Bodies, and Hydrophers," and a biography of Theis conference will be held at the Hotel Brunswick in and of his work. Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Theis is best known for the nonequilibrium concept of groundwater hydraulics that revolutionized ground- Papers will be welcomed on all aspects of isen- water science in the 1930s. tropic meteorology, including case studies, analysis software, modeling efforts, etc. The conference will The 70-page report is available from the USGS, feature appearances by James T. Moore of Saint Open-File Reports Section, Water-Supply Paper2415, Louis University and Louis Uccellini of the National Box 25286, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO Weather Service. The deadline for paper submissions 80225; telephone: 303-236-7476. The cost of the is 1 December 1994. Presentations may be given in report is $5.00. • either oral or poster form. Presenters should submit a photoready manuscript of three or fewer pages for publication in the conference preprint volume. For more information and registration forms, con- Editor's Note tact Mike Wagner, Millersville University, Lancaster If your organization is conducting an atmospheric or House, Millersville, PA 17551; telephone: 717-872- related science conference or workshop or has released 3289; e-mail: brossl @mu2.millersv.edu a CD-'ROtA, report or other printed or electronic information, submit the announcement to the 3uHetin. Theis Bio Tells All The announcement should be typed and include a contact A report recently published by the U.S. Geological name and phone number. Send to Dulletin News Editor, Survey (USGS) contains two previously unpublished H5 Beacon St, Boston, AM OZIOS'3693: e-mail: papers by C. V. Theis, one of the "fathers of ground- amspubs@aip.org water hydrology." The report, Selected Contributions to Ground-Water Hydrology by C. V. Theis, and a The "El Chacaltaya" Observatory, Bolivia (18,400 ft.) The Bolivian Meteorological Service operates a mountain station on El Chacaltaya at 5600 m or about 18,400 feet, 16° 19' S and 68° 10' E, about 20 miles from La Paz. There is a road to within 1000 feet of the summit. At the end of the road is a cabin of the Bolivian Andean Mountain Club where observations are also made. The observer goes from the cabin up to a shelter on the summit three times a day at international observation hours. The ascent is made over a glacial snow field by means of a ski lift, using either skis or a sleigh. The summit station is equipped with thermograph, hygrograph, thermometers, maximum and minimum, psychrometer, weighing evaporimeter, sunshine recorder, and anemometer. Measurement of the glacier and snow is also made by means of stakes. Of 5 0 great value to aviation are the telephone reports to the capital concerning clouds and year s frontal phenomena as seen from this elevation. Lightning and snow has made mainte- nance of the telephone line difficult. A complete translation of an article on the observatory ago will be published in the next issue of the Mount Washington Observatory News Bulletin. —C.F.B. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 25,326. r \ Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 1891 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Isentropic Conference To Be Held Review of His Life and Work, edited by Alfred Clebsch, The Millersville University student chapter of the contains the unpublished papers written by Theis, "A AMS is sponsoring a conference on Isentropic Analy- Primer of Anistropy" and "Aquifers, Ground-Water sis and Forecasting on 31 March-2 April 1995. The Bodies, and Hydrophers," and a biography of Theis conference will be held at the Hotel Brunswick in and of his work. Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Theis is best known for the nonequilibrium concept of groundwater hydraulics that revolutionized ground- Papers will be welcomed on all aspects of isen- water science in the 1930s. tropic meteorology, including case studies, analysis software, modeling efforts, etc. The conference will The 70-page report is available from the USGS, feature appearances by James T. Moore of Saint Open-File Reports Section, Water-Supply Paper2415, Louis University and Louis Uccellini of the National Box 25286, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO Weather Service. The deadline for paper submissions 80225; telephone: 303-236-7476. The cost of the is 1 December 1994. Presentations may be given in report is $5.00. • either oral or poster form. Presenters should submit a photoready manuscript of three or fewer pages for publication in the conference preprint volume. For more information and registration forms, con- Editor's Note tact Mike Wagner, Millersville University, Lancaster If your organization is conducting an atmospheric or House, Millersville, PA 17551; telephone: 717-872- related science conference or workshop or has released 3289; e-mail: brossl @mu2.millersv.edu a CD-'ROtA, report or other printed or electronic information, submit the announcement to the 3uHetin. Theis Bio Tells All The announcement should be typed and include a contact A report recently published by the U.S. Geological name and phone number. Send to Dulletin News Editor, Survey (USGS) contains two previously unpublished H5 Beacon St, Boston, AM OZIOS'3693: e-mail: papers by C. V. Theis, one of the "fathers of ground- amspubs@aip.org water hydrology." The report, Selected Contributions to Ground-Water Hydrology by C. V. Theis, and a The "El Chacaltaya" Observatory, Bolivia (18,400 ft.) The Bolivian Meteorological Service operates a mountain station on El Chacaltaya at 5600 m or about 18,400 feet, 16° 19' S and 68° 10' E, about 20 miles from La Paz. There is a road to within 1000 feet of the summit. At the end of the road is a cabin of the Bolivian Andean Mountain Club where observations are also made. The observer goes from the cabin up to a shelter on the summit three times a day at international observation hours. The ascent is made over a glacial snow field by means of a ski lift, using either skis or a sleigh. The summit station is equipped with thermograph, hygrograph, thermometers, maximum and minimum, psychrometer, weighing evaporimeter, sunshine recorder, and anemometer. Measurement of the glacier and snow is also made by means of stakes. Of 5 0 great value to aviation are the telephone reports to the capital concerning clouds and year s frontal phenomena as seen from this elevation. Lightning and snow has made mainte- nance of the telephone line difficult. A complete translation of an article on the observatory ago will be published in the next issue of the Mount Washington Observatory News Bulletin. —C.F.B. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 25,326. r \ Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 1891

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