25 years ago.. . 50 years ago.. . Program First Annual Dinner Newark Seminar, Sesquicentennial of American Climatology* June 5* May 2, 1964, marks the 150th anniversary of climatology in the United States. On May 2, 1814, Dr. James Tilton, Surgeon General of the United States, directed that weather records be established and maintained at the hospitals and posts under his jurisdiction. The first Place: Essex House, 1050 Broad St., Newark. Time: 7 p.m. (EDT), records to be turned in under Tilton's directive were those of Dr. Mon. June 5. Benjamin Waterhouse of Cambridge, Mass., for March 1816. Price: $1.50. Notify L. J. Metcalf, c/o TWA, Inc., Newark Airport. Those who have read Dr. David Ludlum's Early American Hurri- Program canes, with its fascinating extracts from Colonial diaries and logs of "Presenting Meteorology to the Student." Prof. A. F. SPILHAUS, Di- weather events, are aware, of course, that meteorological observations rector of Meteorology, New York University. in America far antedated 1814. The great significance of Tilton's order, "Meteorology and the Traffic Department. " PAUL H. BRATTAIN, Vice- however, is that official government sanction and support were given Pres. Eastern Air Lines, Inc. to the routine observation of weather phenomena at many stations and "Meteorology and Airlines Operations." R. T. FRENG, Director of to the assembling of the data at a central point. Flying, United Air Lines, Inc. The history of American climatology from Tilton's order in 1814 to "Prospective Developments in Meteorology." Comdr. F. W. REI- the establishment of the Weather Bureau in 1871 will be surveyed by CHELDERFER, Chief, U.S. Weather Bureau. • Dr. Helmut Landsberg in the lead article of the May BULLETIN. Mean- while, our members so inclined may celebrate May second with ap- propriate reflection and ceremony. • * Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 45, 206. : Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 20, 178. Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety 1035 Outer Park Drive Springfield, IL 62704 ANNOUNCING Attn: Mr. John Q. Hall RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES (217) 785-9988 IN THE ATMOSPHERI C SCIENTIST - The successful ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES Research awards are being offered in: applicant will be responsible for leading efforts to • METEOROLOGY • SOLAR & COSMIC RADIATION develop state of the art atmospheric dispersion and • UPPER ATMOSPHERIC DYNAMICS • CLIMATOLOGY dose assessment models for use during severe and a variety of other specializations. reactor accidents, and understanding technical The National Research Council in cooperation with 30 analysis of current research. The position requires selected federal laboratories announces three competi- tions in 1989 for approximately 450 research awards for thorough knowledge of atmospheric transport and independent scientific research. Recipients will be free deposition of radionuclides, and analytical tools used to pursue research problems of their own choice as guest investigators at the federal laboratories. Duration to perform environmental radiological dose of award is one year renewable to three. Annual assessments. A Masters degree or equivalent stipends for recent Ph.D's vary from $27,150 to $35,000, depending upon the program sponsor, and are appro- experience in meteorology, health physics, or related priately higher for senior researchers. Relocation reim- physical science with emphasis on environmental bursement and funds for professional travel on tenure are available, and a health insurance program is transport of radionuclides is desired. Strong oral and provided. writing skills are required. Computer modeling For further information and application materials write to: experience with environmental transport and Associateship Programs GR 430A/0 dosimetry of severe reactor accdents, and familiarity NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL with atmospheric data and field studies are desirable. 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20418 IDNS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Deadlines for application are: January 15 (December 15 for NASA), encourages applications from qualified female, April 15 and August 15 minority and handicapped candidates. ^llllllllllllllllllllllllll 1 Bulletin American Meteorological Society
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Apr 1, 1989
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