Data from the satellites's sensors will be processed at the TRMM science data and information ground Chief, Meteorological system now under development and located at Goddard. Operations Division Expedition to Measure Pollutants and Cloud (Senior Executive Service Position) Formation Department of Commerce This year, 70 scientists were carried to the center of the Arctic Ocean aboard the U.S. Coast Guard ice- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration breaker Polar Sea and the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Louis S. St. Laurent to monitor aerosols in National Weather Service order to determine interactions between man-made National Meteorological Center pollutants and cloud formation. The researchers also Camp Springs, Maryland took core samples of the entire Arctic record of the $96,830 to $120,594 global cooling that produced earth's ice ages during the last 2.65 million years. As Chief, Meteorological Operations Division (MOD), National Meteorological Center, the Measurements of physical water properties, espe- incumbent has full responsibility for the dis- cially temperature, revealed that an unknown quantity charge of the following functions: of Atlantic Ocean water is flowing into the Arctic 'Coordinating and directing the day-to-day Ocean, affecting circulation within the basin. Expedi- preparation and issuance of centrally pre tion scientists also discovered new undersea moun- pared guidance products and directing a tains and other terrain incorrectly indicated on existing comprehensiv e evaluation program of same. maps and charts. 'Maintaining a constant awareness of cur The expedition was funded by the National Science rent and future weather data requirements Foundation's Division of Ocean Sciences and Office of the NWS, other agencies, industry and the public. of Polar Programs, the U.S. Navy's Office of Naval 'Plannin g and conducting research to Research, and other federal agencies. increase the accuracy of the Division's products. 'Serving as an official representative of the NWS on interagency and international work groups, subcommittees and commissions. Professional/Technical qualification Requirements Include: 'Experience in synoptic and dynamic meteorology and its application to numerical weather prediction. 'Experience which demonstrates a full knowledge of the processes and problems associated with SOyearsago short to medium range weather forecasting and physical diagnoses of atmospheric events. 'Experience which demonstrates an ability to Meteorology at U.C.L.A direct large scale operational weather predic- tionprogram and projects. With the graduation of the final accelerated war 'Experience which demonstrates the ability to training class in August, the meteorology courses at work and interact with other state and Federal the University of California at Los Angeles have re- agencies and in an international environment turned to the regular calendar of the University. 'Knowledge of the weather forecasting opera The Department of Meteorology, now separated tion and the NWS field forecasting organization. from the Department of Physics of which it had been For additional information concerning a part, offers curricula leading to the degrees of this position, please call Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, and Doctor of Phi- Rodney E. Markham or Heidi K. Smith on losophy. (301 ) 713-053 0 Dr. J. Bjerknes is chairman of the newly-estab- This vacancy announcement lished department.—Oct. 13, 1944. closes on December 9,1994. NOAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 25,396. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 2085
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Nov 1, 1994
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