An d the President Is .. . The programs are open to U.S. and non-U.S. nation- The president-elect and council members were als, and to recent doctoral degree recipients and senior investigators. Applications to the National Re- announced at the AMS 73d Annual Meeting on 17 January in Anaheim, California. Warren M. Wash- search Council must be postmarked no later than 15 ington, director of the Climate and Global Dynamics April 1993 and 15 August 1993 for review in June and Division, NCAR, was named president-elect. Council- October, respectively. For information on specific re- ors elected were Margaret A. LeMone, senior scientist search opportunities and participating federal labora- with NCAR; Gordon A. McBean, professor of ocean- tories as well as application materials, contact the ography and atmospheric science and head of the Associateship Programs (GR430/D3), National Re- Department of Oceanography of the University of Brit- search Council, 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20418; fax: 202-334-2759. ish Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia; Eugene M. Rasmusson, senior research scientist, Department of Meteorology at the University of Maryland; Valerie SSM/I Algorith m Symposiu m in Searc h of Improved K. Voss, senior meteorologist/weather department su- Weather Prediction Analysis pervisor, CNN, Atlanta; and Soroosh Sorooshian, who The Shared Processing Network SSM/I Algorithm is with the Department of Hydrology and Water Re- Symposium will be held at the Fleet Numerical Ocean- sources at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Dayton ography Center, Monterey, California, on 8-1 0 June G. Vincent, professor of atmospheric sciences, De- 1993. The Department of Defense and the National partment of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will be solic- Purdue University, will be completing Carol Weaver's iting new or improved SSM/l-based environmental term as councilor. Terms for councilors will be in effect retrieval algorithms, products, and procedures for 1993 through 1995. weather prediction analysis. New or improved algo- rithms for the retrieval of rain rate (particularly over land), sea ice (particularly ice-type concentration), Associateshi p Applications Now Being Accepted marine wind speed and direction (particularly in rain- The National Research Council is currently accept- or cloud-contaminated areas), snow coverage and ing applications for the 1993 Resident, Cooperative, snow depth, land surface temperture, and soil mois- and Postdoctoral Research Associateship programs. ture are of primary interest. Approximately 350 associateships will be awarded. The technical sessions will be coordinated to pro- vide a comprehensive and balanced program of sub- mitted and invited papers. Previously published mate- rial may be submitted as long as it is reasonably mature and validated. Complete papers are not re- quired but detailed descriptions of the algorithms or procedures are. The abstracts, algorithms, and view Notice to Our Members graphs shown at the symposium, along with any material desired by the author and acceptable to the selection committee or required for application of the algorithms, will be published in the symposium pro- If you know of any AMS members who ceedings. Abstracts should be approximately 250 have been promoted, won awards or words in length. All abstracts must be received by 1 citations, completed a project, or accom- April 1993. Authors must provide a statement autho- plished newsworthy tasks, please sub- rizing public disclosure with the abstract. Presenters mit a brief description of the event with will be allocated 20 minutes for presentation and pertinent backgound information in- discussion. There is a $25.00 registration fee to cover cluded. A photograph of the member is the symposium proceedings and incidentals. always welcome. Send information to For submission of abstracts or requests for informa- the Bulletin news editor, AMS, 45 Bea- tion, contact Dr. Marie Colton, Technical Program con St., Boston, MA 02108-3693. Chairman, Fleet Numerical Oceanography Center, Monterey, CA 93943; phone: 408-656-4623; fax: 408- 656-4489. • Vol. 74,, No. 2, February 1993
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Feb 1, 1993
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