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chapter news Chicago Nolan Doesken from the Colorado Climate Center Members of the chapter gathered together for the spoke about the National Weather Service (NWS) annual banquet meeting on 4 May 1993. Brother transition to the Automated Surface Observing Sys- James Gaffney, F.S.C., president of Lewis University, tem (ASOS), presenting a climatologist's point of view. gave the invocation. Members listened to Harry After Doesken gave a general description of the ASOS Volkman of WBBM-TV, CBS, Chicago, speak about instrumentation and provided a few remarks on the his career in meteorology. Volkman said his early development of ASOS, he presented results from a interest in weather led him to spend many hours in the study conducted by the Colorado Climate Center that public library studying meteorology. He said that he focused on data collected during a year's time at also listened to radio weather broadcasts and was a ASOS sites with human observers. Doesken explained fan of B. D. Rideout, who handled weather presenta- that these duel observations were taken at 16 stations tions on a station in Boston. He contributed other in the central plains; the possibility exists of extending factors—for example, a severe storm that hit Long the study to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Chicago Nolan Doesken from the Colorado Climate Center Members of the chapter gathered together for the spoke about the National Weather Service (NWS) annual banquet meeting on 4 May 1993. Brother transition to the Automated Surface Observing Sys- James Gaffney, F.S.C., president of Lewis University, tem (ASOS), presenting a climatologist's point of view. gave the invocation. Members listened to Harry After Doesken gave a general description of the ASOS Volkman of WBBM-TV, CBS, Chicago, speak about instrumentation and provided a few remarks on the his career in meteorology. Volkman said his early development of ASOS, he presented results from a interest in weather led him to spend many hours in the study conducted by the Colorado Climate Center that public library studying meteorology. He said that he focused on data collected during a year's time at also listened to radio weather broadcasts and was a ASOS sites with human observers. Doesken explained fan of B. D. Rideout, who handled weather presenta- that these duel observations were taken at 16 stations tions on a station in Boston. He contributed other in the central plains; the possibility exists of extending factors—for example, a severe storm that hit Long the study to

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