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Abstract

Continuing Education Progress preparedness. In Vienna, Virginia, in August, some of The April 1993 Bulletin included an announcement those attending the aviation weather and forecasting of the establishment of a new ad hoc committee to plan conferences came one day early to attend a short an expanded program of continuing education for the course on operational applications of the WSR-88D Society. As of April 1994, nearly 200 members have (NEXRAD) radar. communicated to the committee their own percep- A major concern of the committee is increasing the tions of the need for professional-level continuing accessibility of the COMET computer-based learning education and their suggestions for how it might be modules to nongovernment meteorologists. The provided. COMET program, operated by the University Corpo- Subjects that have been most frequently indicated ration for Atmospheric Research for the government as needed by Society members include mesoscale weather services, has developed seven modules cov- meteorology, radar data interpretation advances, and ering many of the subjects frequently identified as satellite data interpretation. Members favor work- needed by Society members. See the listing of cur- shops with hands-on experience, short courses, and rently available modules in Table 2. Clearly, access to computer-based learning modules as

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