50 YEARS AGO

50 YEARS AGO Hood and her team planned to fly the NASA planes of-the-art airborne instruments to measure moisture and in conjunction with scheduled storm flights of the wind fields around the hurricanes under observation. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration "We will analyze the high-altitude storm informa- (NOAA) and the "Hurricane Hunters"—the U.S. Air tion within the context of more traditional low-level Force's 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron. The aircraft observations, and satellite and ground-based Hurricane Hunters and NOAA routinely fly into tropi- radar observations," said Hood. "This new informa- cal storms and hurricanes to determine the location, tion should provide insight to hurricane modelers— motion, strength, and size of the storm. The informa- forecasters who continually strive to improve hurri- tion that the two organizations gather is used to pre- cane predictions." dict the potential strength and size of the storm as well The hurricane study is part of NASA's Earth Sci- as landfall. ence enterprise to better understand the total earth sys- In addition to providing Doppler radars on each tem and the effects of natural and human-induced research plane, NASA for the first time will bring state- changes on the global environment. • Rehabilitate the Zugspitze Observatory! Prof. Dr. L. Weick- ".. . the German mountain weather sta- mann, head of the Ger- tion Zugspitze, which before the war was man Weather service, a very well equipped meteorological sta- American Zone, writes, tion .. . [was] destroyed by the war; all fur- ". . . may I dare asking niture cast down the hill, instruments bro- this honourable society to ken, wind vane and rain gauge shot thru, help me in a particular need. etc. The observational equipment by the "Last winter had been very snowy in the kind help of the U.S. Army has been rees- mountains, especially on the top of the tablished. I would be very thankful if the Zugspitze, our mountain observatory well AMS would present its help for restoring known to all meteorologists at home and this important meteorological station in the abroad by its 50 years' useful work. I have Alps. not been able during the last winter to pro- "Thanking you once more for all your cure for the two observers on Zugspitze, help, and goodwill [2 C.A.R.E. packages], Dr. Joachin Kuettner and Ernst Model, the I am necessary mountain and winter equipment, Yours, mountain boots, furcoat, furcap, gloves, [signed] Prof. Dr. L. Weickmann." etc. They are missing beds, blankets, nearly The Secretary's office will be glad to all kitchen and cleaning equipment, shov- take care of assembling and shipping cloth- els, picks, electric bulbs, etc., etc. and were ing and equipment, if donors will send forced to make observations under the very those to Milton (or cash to aid in war sur- hard conditions of climate on top of snowy plus purchases). C. F. Brooks, Secy., Am. Zugspitze during last winter without gloves Met'l. Soc., Milton 86, Mass. and warm coats. I am afraid that also for the coming winter I will meet very great diffi- culties in procuring all these things. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 29,433^134 . 219 0 Vol. 79 , No. 10,, October 1998 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

50 YEARS AGO

Free
1 page

Loading next page...
1 Page
 
/lp/ams/50-years-ago-DpKWK4LNUK
Publisher
American Meteorological Society
Copyright
Copyright © American Meteorological Society
ISSN
1520-0477
D.O.I.
10.1175/1520-0477-79.10.2190
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Hood and her team planned to fly the NASA planes of-the-art airborne instruments to measure moisture and in conjunction with scheduled storm flights of the wind fields around the hurricanes under observation. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration "We will analyze the high-altitude storm informa- (NOAA) and the "Hurricane Hunters"—the U.S. Air tion within the context of more traditional low-level Force's 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron. The aircraft observations, and satellite and ground-based Hurricane Hunters and NOAA routinely fly into tropi- radar observations," said Hood. "This new informa- cal storms and hurricanes to determine the location, tion should provide insight to hurricane modelers— motion, strength, and size of the storm. The informa- forecasters who continually strive to improve hurri- tion that the two organizations gather is used to pre- cane predictions." dict the potential strength and size of the storm as well The hurricane study is part of NASA's Earth Sci- as landfall. ence enterprise to better understand the total earth sys- In addition to providing Doppler radars on each tem and the effects of natural and human-induced research plane, NASA for the first time will bring state- changes on the global environment. • Rehabilitate the Zugspitze Observatory! Prof. Dr. L. Weick- ".. . the German mountain weather sta- mann, head of the Ger- tion Zugspitze, which before the war was man Weather service, a very well equipped meteorological sta- American Zone, writes, tion .. . [was] destroyed by the war; all fur- ". . . may I dare asking niture cast down the hill, instruments bro- this honourable society to ken, wind vane and rain gauge shot thru, help me in a particular need. etc. The observational equipment by the "Last winter had been very snowy in the kind help of the U.S. Army has been rees- mountains, especially on the top of the tablished. I would be very thankful if the Zugspitze, our mountain observatory well AMS would present its help for restoring known to all meteorologists at home and this important meteorological station in the abroad by its 50 years' useful work. I have Alps. not been able during the last winter to pro- "Thanking you once more for all your cure for the two observers on Zugspitze, help, and goodwill [2 C.A.R.E. packages], Dr. Joachin Kuettner and Ernst Model, the I am necessary mountain and winter equipment, Yours, mountain boots, furcoat, furcap, gloves, [signed] Prof. Dr. L. Weickmann." etc. They are missing beds, blankets, nearly The Secretary's office will be glad to all kitchen and cleaning equipment, shov- take care of assembling and shipping cloth- els, picks, electric bulbs, etc., etc. and were ing and equipment, if donors will send forced to make observations under the very those to Milton (or cash to aid in war sur- hard conditions of climate on top of snowy plus purchases). C. F. Brooks, Secy., Am. Zugspitze during last winter without gloves Met'l. Soc., Milton 86, Mass. and warm coats. I am afraid that also for the coming winter I will meet very great diffi- culties in procuring all these things. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 29,433^134 . 219 0 Vol. 79 , No. 10,, October 1998

Journal

Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Oct 1, 1998

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches

$49/month

Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.

$588

$360/year

billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial