25 years ago The April 1966 Bulletin contained the report on the 46th Annual Business Meeting in Denver on 26 January 1966 including the report of Secretary Alfred K. Blackadar for 1965. The following is an excerpt from his report. The Bulfinch House* The second major phase of the restoration of the Bulfinch House was completed in the fall of 1965 with the help of funds generously given by members and friends of the Society. These funds include the Bulfinch House Restoration Fund, the Carl-Gustaf Rossby Memorial Fund, the Howard T. Orville Fund, and the Charles Franklin Brooks Memorial Fund. The second-floor rooms include the oval room, known as the Carl-Gustaf Rossby Memorial Board Room, and the Council met in this room for the first time on October 29. In one of the walls of the oval is a soundproof telephone booth which can be used by Councilors for private consultations with their constituents, while remaining accessible for quorum calls. Also on the second floor is the Charles Franklin Brooks Memorial Library honoring the Founder and first Secretary of the Society and housing the Society's collection of scientific and historical materials. On the mantel of the library sits a Terry "pillar and scroll" clock, which was fashioned into a reliable and beautiful timepiece through the craftsmanship of Vice President Phil Church and donated by him as a memorial to Charles F. Brooks. Through the generosity of many of our members and the skillful management of funds by our Executive Director, the Society is now able to make full use of this beautiful and historic building. It is hoped that members who are visiting Boston will take the opportunity to visit their headquarters, browse among the offices and rooms, and identify themselves with this tangible and historic symbol of their Society and the profession it serves. *Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 47, 310. Preserves Snow Crystal* A General Electric research scientist has discovered a way to preserve permanently the crystal formation of snowflakes. Vincent J. Schaefer, assistant to Dr. Irving Langmuir, director of the research laboratory, said he merely coats the flakes with a solution of formvar, a transparent plastic resin often used for electric insulation. Mr. Shaefer said he make a cast of the flake's crystal when dry for later microscopic or photographic study.—N.Y. Times, March 8 (The Method is described in Science, March 6, 1941. *Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 22, 186. WORKSHOP c2 Alden Electronics Science Foundations for the EOS Era: c3 The Atmosphere of the Living Planet Earth c4 Belfort Instrument Co. Physical Climate and Hydrology 518 CRC Press, Inc. JULY 22-26 1991 519 Sprinter Verlag 527 Solar Energy Research Institute 528 China Ocean Press 529 Campbell Scientific Purpose 530 R. M. Young Presentation and discussion of research 531 Weatherdisc Association, Inc. advances and problems in physical climate 532 Northern Video Graphics and hydrology with an emphasis 533 Vaisala, Inc. on the scientific foundations 534 Simerl Instruments for the Earth Observing System. 535 Marta Systems / Setra Systems 536 Rotronics Instrument Corp. 537 AAI For more information or to register contact: 540 Hurricane Research Service / Science and Technology Earth System Science Center Southeastern Center for Electrical Engineering / Seascape 248 Deike Building Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA 16802 AMS Publications, Preprints, etc. (814) 865-1073 fax: (814) 865-3191 466 Blue Hills Meteorological Observatory: The First 100 Years 512 WMO and Global Warming / Atmospheric Curricula 541 AMS Combined Indexes Sponsored by NASA 542 Extratropical Cyclones: The Erik Palmen Memorial Volume and the Penn State Earth System Science Center 546 AMS Recent Preprint Volumes 562 Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography / Weather Satellites 565 Radar in Meteorology 566 WMO Tropical Cyclone Programme / Meteorology and PENNSTATE Grain Storage P^j^ j University Park Eart h System Science 579 International Cloud Atlas Campu s Cente r 583 Thor's Legions IHHIIH I 584 Vol. 72, No. 4, April 1991
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Apr 1, 1991
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