tio n weathe r responsibilities, services , an d supporting tha t th e purpos e of th e awar d is t o rewar d a n original researc h of federa l agencie s tha t hav e aviatio n activi- scientifi c paper o n th e influence of meteorolog y in a ties . Representative s fro m mos t of th e majo r aviation particula r field of the physical, natural, or human organization s helped identify an d assign priorities to sciences , or conversel y th e influence of on e of thos e th e weather information needs of the National Air- science s on meteorology. To qualify for the 1994 spac e System . It als o serve s a s a mean s t o focu s an d award , the pape r mus t hav e bee n publishe d between integrat e current and future agency improvements 1 Jul y 1991 an d 31 Decembe r 1992. Onl y paper s that specificall y for aviatio n weathe r services. hav e been published in scientific journals will be Th e plan wa s requested by the Federal Aviation eligibl e for consideration; however, a summar y of a Administratio n and wa s develope d ove r th e past tw o successfull y defended Ph.D. thesis would also be year s by a Join t Actio n Grou p of th e Nationa l Aviation acceptable . Weathe r Program Council. The council comprises Th e award will consist of a medal bearing the representative s from the FAA, the Departments of likenes s of Gerbie r an d a priz e of Fr 50,000 . A n awar d Agriculture , Commerce , an d Defense , plu s NAS A and ceremon y wil l tak e plac e in Geneva , Switzerland , after th e National Transportatio n Safety Board. th e WM O executive council determine s a winner. Th e Nationa l Aviatio n Weathe r Progra m Pla n (FCM - Paper s shoul d be submitte d to Jame s Neilon, W / P27-1992 ) is availabl e fro m th e Offic e of th e Federal 0M3,Chief , Internationa l Activitie s Division , 132 5 East - Coordinato r for Meteorology, 6010 Executive Blvd., Wes t Highway, Silver Spring, M D 20910 . Neilon will Suit e 900, Rockville, MD 20852; phone: 301-443- selec t two papers and submit them to the WMO 8704 . • executiv e counci l fo r awar d consideration . Th e dead- lin e fo r submissio n to th e WM O is 31 Januar y 1993. Intervention Programs May Help Women with Sci- ence and Engineering Careers Th e National Research Council has recently re- lease d th e repor t Science and Engineering Programs: On Target for Women?The report is a compilatio n of chapter s drawn from papers presented at a confer- enc e about intervention programs to increase the participatio n of wome n in scienc e an d engineering . It provide s information on how the intervention pro- Explorer Post in meteorology formed gram s effectively work toward attracting wome n to Afte r several months of planning and an d keeping the m on a caree r track in scienc e and negotiation s wit h th e Bo y Scout s of America , engineerin g fields. Specialt y Explorer Post 38 5 wa s chartered A summar y chapte r give s tip s o n ho w t o structure, in earl y Octobe r under th e sponsorshi p of fund , an d implemen t effective intervention programs. th e Hampto n Roads Chapter of th e AMS . Suc h programs serve several purposes, the report Th e roster of 9 Explorers expande d to 19 said , "includin g providin g proof tha t wome n scientists withi n a mont h wit h les s tha n half of th e high an d engineers do exist, serving as points of contact school s in th e are a havin g bee n canvasse d wit h other s intereste d in particula r disciplines , offering fo r members. opportunitie s for caree r advancement , as wel l a s the Th e respons e of thes e youn g me n t o th e developmen t of leadershi p an d manageria l skills, rec- progra m is amply demonstrated by their ognizin g outstanding performance by women, and effort s in settin g u p a displa y fo r th e pos t at formin g networks that cut across many traditional th e "Scoutin g in Actio n Skill Show, " 20-2 1 boundaries. " October , and their attendance to explain Thi s report is availabl e fro m th e Nationa l Academ y th e display to th e visiting public. Their ef- Press , 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, fort s wer e rewarde d o n th e last day , whe n D.C . 20418 ; phone : 202-334-331 3 o r 1 -800-624-6242 . th e displa y wa s awarde d a First Awar d blue Th e report is available for a cost of $19.00 plus ribbo n an d a n appropriat e citation. shipping . Weather Plan to Document Aviation Activities Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 48 , 924. Th e Offic e of th e Federa l Coordinato r fo r Meteorol- II og y recently publishe d th e Nationa l Aviatio n Weathe r Progra m Plan (FCM-P27-1992). It document s avia- Bulletin American Meteorological Society
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Dec 1, 1992
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