50 Years Ago

50 Years Ago by an independent panel of judges based Th e "Journal of Aeronautica l Meteorology" on the nominees' im- Inaugurate d pact on the government systems community in 1994. The winners were recognized in the The Air Transport Association of 6 March edition of the America, representing the commercial air- paper. lines of the United States, announces a Since 1992, Plante new publication—the Journal of Aeronau- has served as com- tical Meteorology. This quarterly publica- manding officer of the tion is sponsored by the Meteorological Fleet Numerical Meteo- Committee, and edited by E. J. Minser, at rology ancTOceanogra- 10 Richards Rd., Kansas City. phy Center in Monte- Robert J. Plante The Journal is designed primarily as an rey, California. The cen- outlet for the publication of technical and ter, part of the worldwide Naval Meteorology and semi-technical papers in aeronautical me- Oceanography Command, provides regional and glo- teorology originating among aeronautical bal weather and oceanographic data archival analysis meteorologists, which heretofore have not and prediction services for operating defense forces had the distribution throughout the profes- worldwide. sion and industry their importance de- A native of Fairfield, Connecticut, Plante was com- serves; however, papers accepted for con- missioned as an ensign in the U.S. Navy in 1966. He sideration include those from all sources holds bachelor's degrees in chemical engineering and with the single limitation that the topic political science from the University of Illinois/Illinois apply to aeronautical meteorology or re- Institute of Technology and a master's degree in lated subjects. In addition to articles of meteorology from the Naval Postgraduate School in immediate and lasting interest, it is the plan Monterey. Plante is an oceanography officer and is of the Editorial Board to include in each also designated as a naval aviator. future issue of the Journal, a study of the Plante's decorations include the Legion of Merit, local characteristics of several of the major Meritorious Service Medal with gold star in lieu of airports of the United States, including second award, Navy Commendation Medal with two terrain contour maps of the areas. This gold stars in lieu of second and third awards, Navy Unit added feature is expected to furnish a Commendation Ribbon, National Defense Service long-needed requirementfor precise aero- Medal, and Sea Service Deployment Ribbon. nautical forecasting. The first two issues of the Journal are now available for immediate distribution. Subscriptions to this publication may be ordered through the AMS Book Service, Blue Hill Observatory, Milton, Massachu- setts. Subscription rate:—$2.00 per year (4 issues). rioc Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 26,99. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 39 9 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society
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by an independent panel of judges based Th e "Journal of Aeronautica l Meteorology" on the nominees' im- Inaugurate d pact on the government systems community in 1994. The winners were recognized in the The Air Transport Association of 6 March edition of the America, representing the commercial air- paper. lines of the United States, announces a Since 1992, Plante new publication—the Journal of Aeronau- has served as com- tical Meteorology. This quarterly publica- manding officer of the tion is sponsored by the Meteorological Fleet Numerical Meteo- Committee, and edited by E. J. Minser, at rology ancTOceanogra- 10 Richards Rd., Kansas City. phy Center in Monte- Robert J. Plante The Journal is designed primarily as an rey, California. The cen- outlet for the publication of technical and ter, part of the worldwide Naval Meteorology and semi-technical papers in aeronautical me- Oceanography Command, provides regional and glo- teorology originating among aeronautical bal weather and oceanographic data archival analysis meteorologists, which heretofore have not and prediction services for operating defense forces had the distribution throughout the profes- worldwide. sion and industry their importance de- A native of Fairfield, Connecticut, Plante was com- serves; however, papers accepted for con- missioned as an ensign in the U.S. Navy in 1966. He sideration include those from all sources holds bachelor's degrees in chemical engineering and with the single limitation that the topic political science from the University of Illinois/Illinois apply to aeronautical meteorology or re- Institute of Technology and a master's degree in lated subjects. In addition to articles of meteorology from the Naval Postgraduate School in immediate and lasting interest, it is the plan Monterey. Plante is an oceanography officer and is of the Editorial Board to include in each also designated as a naval aviator. future issue of the Journal, a study of the Plante's decorations include the Legion of Merit, local characteristics of several of the major Meritorious Service Medal with gold star in lieu of airports of the United States, including second award, Navy Commendation Medal with two terrain contour maps of the areas. This gold stars in lieu of second and third awards, Navy Unit added feature is expected to furnish a Commendation Ribbon, National Defense Service long-needed requirementfor precise aero- Medal, and Sea Service Deployment Ribbon. nautical forecasting. The first two issues of the Journal are now available for immediate distribution. Subscriptions to this publication may be ordered through the AMS Book Service, Blue Hill Observatory, Milton, Massachu- setts. Subscription rate:—$2.00 per year (4 issues). rioc Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 26,99. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 39 9

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