Item 'Dimwaaw in University of Maryland elected to UCAR The University of Maryland has been elected to member- ship in the University Corporation for Atmospheric Re- search (UCAR), the nonprofit corporation that operates the National Center for Atmospheric Research near Boulder, Colo. The university becomes the twenty-fourth member of UCAR, which now has a staff of nearly 500 scientists, engineers, and technicians. Membership in UCAR is open to any university that offers graduate work leading to a doctoral degree in the atmospheric sciences or in a closely related field and that can present evidence of continuing scholarly productivity from its program. Numerous related Surface Layer Scintillometer courses have been taught at Maryland for some time, but this fall a graduate program in meteorology was offered for SLS 20 the first time on the College Park campus. Dr. Helmut Structure Parameters, Dissipation Rates Landsberg heads the program. University scientists work- Hea t and Momentum Fluxes, Stability ing in atmospheric research will now have full use of the research center at Boulder and can participate in the * optically line-averaged over 10 0 meters exchange of graduate students and visiting faculty. * statistically stable within 100 seconds * very accurate, no flow distortion Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 48, 871. As k for more information, we sell world-wide: Scintec, Panoramastr. 67, D-7406 Mossingen 5, Germany Tel. +49-7473-23886, Fax +49-7473-23746 50 years ago University of Miami/Postdoctoral Popular Circulars of the Weather Bureau Position in Applied Marine Physics This fall the Weather Bureau has begun issuing a series of popular circulars with diagrammatic sketch pictures on the work of the Weather Bureau. The first one "Weather reporting and forecasting" gave a readily understandable The Division of Applied Marine Physics of the picture of the work of the Bureau in collecting weather Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sci- reports and making forecasts, also some of the limitations ence at the University of Miami has a two-year of forecasting. We can understand why the weather for postdoctoral position available, beginning Winter June weddings cannot be forecast long in advance, even 1992/93. There is potential for converting to a tenure- though some of us who got married in June cannot agree track position at the end of two years. Salary for the with the Bureau's statement that most weddings are in June first year will be at least $35,000; medical and other because there is the best chance of fair weather then! benefits are provided. Research interests are in the The second circular, "Fighting cold weather with the fruit areas of ocean acoustics, geoacoustics, coastal and vegetable men (The defeat of Jack Frost)" tells interest- ocean science, ocean surface dynamics, and trans- ingly of a very practical service of the Weather Bureau. port and fate processes of ocean pollutants. Appli- While the weather man may now deny his small children the cants must have research experience in one or more pleasure of an orange in their Christmas stockings because of these areas and must have a Ph.D. in a relevant it is no longer a luxury (thanks in part to the Bureau's field. Applications received by 1 December 1992 will forecasting service) others are still using oranges to supply be given priority. A C.V. and the names, addresses, healthful filling, thankful that they are inexpensive. and phone numbers of three references should be Anyone wishing to receive the circulars should ask the sent to: Prof. Christopher N. K. Mooers, Chair, Chief, U. S. Weather Bureau, who will have them sent RSMAS/AMP/U. of Miami, 4600 Rickenbacker free.—C.F.B. Causeway, Miami, FL 33149-1098. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 23, 365. • Action Employer. Bulletin American Meteorological Society
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Nov 1, 1992
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