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25 years ago . . . Satellite Image Workstation The "Necrology" section of the June 1965 Bulletin began with the following introductory paragraph: Your PC The list of Honorary Members of our Society has been sadly short- Our Software ened by the departure of three British scientists, men of unusual ac- complishments; charm and distinction: Sir George Simpson, on January 1st; Sir David Brunt, on February 5th; and Sir Edward Appleton, on Our Video f acsimile Display Units April 21, 1965. • are known for their stiperb animation and reliable unattended operation. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 46, 362. / Now each display unit includes the interface plus the PC software to turn your IBM PC or compatible with standard VGA video 50 years ago.. . into a powerful Satellite Image Workstation. The Curriculum in Meteorology at Features : automatic unattended acquisition, Pennsylvania State College menu/ico n use,r interface , color image enhancement, graphi c overlays, image edit, temperature readout, A thorough curriculum for both undergraduate and graduate majors histograms , zoom, looping, image mosaic and more. in Meteorology with emphasis on physical rather than synoptic me- teorology is now offered at Penn. State under the direction of Prof. H. Landsberg. Undergraduates must take a number of courses in advanced physics, mathematics, and statistics, as well as geology, geography, climatology, and meteorology. The last two are taken only in the junior Northern and senior years; in addition, a summer course of 3 weeks on synoptic Video analysis is required. The graduates course offers a seminar, directed I Graphics, inc. research, advanced geophysics, theoretical and dynamic meteorology, Weather Image Display Specialists and bioclimatology (probably the first in America). The students may also attend the Central Pa. Seminars of the Society.—R. G. S. • 511 Eleventh Ave. So., Box 92 • Minneapolis, MN 55415 « (612) 338-6589 Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 21, 278. Potential Probe Potential Probe Optical Intracloud on 20 m tower Mast Assembly Lightning Detector This low maintenance system with no moving parts An instrument that observes intra- measures electric potential due to thunderclouds or cloud (IC) and cloud-ground (CG) fl- other sources. When mounted above much of the screen- ashes day or night. IC, invisible in ing layer space charge, it predicts lightning more daylight, begins 10-20 min before CG, reliably than ground systems. Can replace field mills and is 10 times as numerous. IC is and be used in multistation arrays under PC control. not reported by VLF mapping networks. Airborne Research Associates 46 Kendal Common Road, Weston, MA 02193 617-890-1588 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Satellite Image Workstation The "Necrology" section of the June 1965 Bulletin began with the following introductory paragraph: Your PC The list of Honorary Members of our Society has been sadly short- Our Software ened by the departure of three British scientists, men of unusual ac- complishments; charm and distinction: Sir George Simpson, on January 1st; Sir David Brunt, on February 5th; and Sir Edward Appleton, on Our Video f acsimile Display Units April 21, 1965. • are known for their stiperb animation and reliable unattended operation. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 46, 362. / Now each display unit includes the interface plus the PC software to turn your IBM PC or compatible with standard VGA video 50 years ago.. . into a powerful Satellite Image Workstation. The Curriculum in Meteorology at Features : automatic unattended acquisition, Pennsylvania State College menu/ico n use,r interface , color image enhancement, graphi c overlays, image edit, temperature readout, A thorough curriculum for both undergraduate and graduate majors histograms , zoom, looping, image mosaic and more. in Meteorology with emphasis on physical rather than synoptic me- teorology is now offered at Penn. State under the direction of Prof. H. Landsberg. Undergraduates must take a number of courses in advanced physics, mathematics, and statistics, as well as geology, geography, climatology, and meteorology. The last two are taken only in the junior Northern and senior years; in addition, a summer course of 3 weeks on synoptic Video analysis is required. The graduates course offers a seminar, directed I Graphics, inc. research, advanced geophysics, theoretical and dynamic meteorology, Weather Image Display Specialists and bioclimatology (probably the first in America). The students may also attend the Central Pa. Seminars of the Society.—R. G. S. • 511 Eleventh Ave. So., Box 92 • Minneapolis, MN 55415 « (612) 338-6589 Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 21, 278. Potential Probe Potential Probe Optical Intracloud on 20 m tower Mast Assembly Lightning Detector This low maintenance system with no moving parts An instrument that observes intra- measures electric potential due to thunderclouds or cloud (IC) and cloud-ground (CG) fl- other sources. When mounted above much of the screen- ashes day or night. IC, invisible in ing layer space charge, it predicts lightning more daylight, begins 10-20 min before CG, reliably than ground systems. Can replace field mills and is 10 times as numerous. IC is and be used in multistation arrays under PC control. not reported by VLF mapping networks. Airborne Research Associates 46 Kendal Common Road, Weston, MA 02193 617-890-1588

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