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necrologies Byron B. Phillips project director of the NOAA Winter Lake Storm 1923-1998 Project, a program to study the possibility of modi- fying severe lake snow storms that occur down- Byron B. Phillips wind of the Great Lakes during polar air outbreaks died 28 March 1998, at in early winter. In 1970-72, Phillips served also as his home in Boulder, the NOAA project scientist in the U.S. Northeast- Colorado, where he had ern Colorado Hail Experiment (NHRE). There, lived since his retire- Phillips initiated and operated the extensive precipi- ment from NCAR in tation network that included over 1000 hail and rain 1986. Phillips was born sensors over an area larger than 1000 square miles. on 6 May 1923, near Phillips also was an NHRE principal scientist, op- Manhattan , Kansas. erating the NOAA research aircraft for periods of Phillips's distinguished 30-60 days per hail season, in conjunction with the career accomplishments centered on measurements basic cloud physics and cumulus-storm dynamic of the atmosphere and application of these mea- studies of the NHRE, and served during 1971 and 1972 as one of the NHRE operations directors re- surements to field research projects. In the course sponsible for all field operations 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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10.1175/1520-0477-79.11.2564
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Abstract

Byron B. Phillips project director of the NOAA Winter Lake Storm 1923-1998 Project, a program to study the possibility of modi- fying severe lake snow storms that occur down- Byron B. Phillips wind of the Great Lakes during polar air outbreaks died 28 March 1998, at in early winter. In 1970-72, Phillips served also as his home in Boulder, the NOAA project scientist in the U.S. Northeast- Colorado, where he had ern Colorado Hail Experiment (NHRE). There, lived since his retire- Phillips initiated and operated the extensive precipi- ment from NCAR in tation network that included over 1000 hail and rain 1986. Phillips was born sensors over an area larger than 1000 square miles. on 6 May 1923, near Phillips also was an NHRE principal scientist, op- Manhattan , Kansas. erating the NOAA research aircraft for periods of Phillips's distinguished 30-60 days per hail season, in conjunction with the career accomplishments centered on measurements basic cloud physics and cumulus-storm dynamic of the atmosphere and application of these mea- studies of the NHRE, and served during 1971 and 1972 as one of the NHRE operations directors re- surements to field research projects. In the course sponsible for all field operations

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Nov 1, 1998

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