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50 years ago . . . Bulletin American Meteorological Society the World Weather Watch and the Global Atmospheric Research Program. The Department of Commerce "Dave Ludlum's name is an institution among awarded him its Gold Medal in 1969 for direction of the nation's meteorologists. His books are our the Barbados Oceanographic and Meteorological Ex- historical references. His style fascinates us. I periment. invite you to joi n the crowd." —John Coleman Hallgren presently serves as permanent representa- tive of the United States to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). In 1981, he was elected to the WMO's Executive Committee and has led numerous Where were the biggest snowstorms, the longest rainless delegations to the meetings of the WMO and Intergov- periods, the hottest heat waves, the coldest cold waves? When were the killer tornadoes, the major hurricanes, ernmental Oceanographic Commission. For more than and snowstorms in Florida? Wha t causes cold fronts? Heat waves? What was the weather like in 1776? a decade, he has played an active role in the interna- Ho w do you parachute thrtxigh a thunderstorm? When was the J ohnstown Flood, tional environmental programs through his association the Galveston Hurricane, with the WMO. the Tri-state Tornado? Hallgren, who joined the American http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-68.3.267
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Bulletin American Meteorological Society the World Weather Watch and the Global Atmospheric Research Program. The Department of Commerce "Dave Ludlum's name is an institution among awarded him its Gold Medal in 1969 for direction of the nation's meteorologists. His books are our the Barbados Oceanographic and Meteorological Ex- historical references. His style fascinates us. I periment. invite you to joi n the crowd." —John Coleman Hallgren presently serves as permanent representa- tive of the United States to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). In 1981, he was elected to the WMO's Executive Committee and has led numerous Where were the biggest snowstorms, the longest rainless delegations to the meetings of the WMO and Intergov- periods, the hottest heat waves, the coldest cold waves? When were the killer tornadoes, the major hurricanes, ernmental Oceanographic Commission. For more than and snowstorms in Florida? Wha t causes cold fronts? Heat waves? What was the weather like in 1776? a decade, he has played an active role in the interna- Ho w do you parachute thrtxigh a thunderstorm? When was the J ohnstown Flood, tional environmental programs through his association the Galveston Hurricane, with the WMO. the Tri-state Tornado? Hallgren, who joined the American

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Mar 1, 1987

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