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Award Announcement

Award Announcement The Spiros G. Geotis Prize o honor one of the pioneer radar meteo- O j rologists, the AMS has established the Spiros G. Geotis Prize. The prize will be awarded for the best student paper pre- sented at each radar meteorology conference. The Geotis Prize is structured similarly to the Max A. Eaton Prize. The description of and qualifications for the Geotis Prize appear on page 1423 of this issue. Spiros G. Geotis ("Speed" to all who knew him) died on 10 July 1993. He had only recently retired from the research staff of MIT, where he had worked for 40 years. He joined the Weather Radar Project there in the early 1950s after serving a term in the navy as a radar engineer. He was thus on the scene at a key research institution throughout much of the history of radar meteorology. As a research engineer in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sci- ences, he helped to shape the careers of several generations of students passing through the MIT meteorology and electrical engineering programs. His influence can even be felt at several industrial corpo- rations along Route 128 in Massachusetts. He partici- tered good work but 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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10.1175/1520-0477-75.8.1530
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Abstract

The Spiros G. Geotis Prize o honor one of the pioneer radar meteo- O j rologists, the AMS has established the Spiros G. Geotis Prize. The prize will be awarded for the best student paper pre- sented at each radar meteorology conference. The Geotis Prize is structured similarly to the Max A. Eaton Prize. The description of and qualifications for the Geotis Prize appear on page 1423 of this issue. Spiros G. Geotis ("Speed" to all who knew him) died on 10 July 1993. He had only recently retired from the research staff of MIT, where he had worked for 40 years. He joined the Weather Radar Project there in the early 1950s after serving a term in the navy as a radar engineer. He was thus on the scene at a key research institution throughout much of the history of radar meteorology. As a research engineer in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sci- ences, he helped to shape the careers of several generations of students passing through the MIT meteorology and electrical engineering programs. His influence can even be felt at several industrial corpo- rations along Route 128 in Massachusetts. He partici- tered good work but

Journal

Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Aug 1, 1994

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