1982 Mark DeMaria, Colorado State University, "Application of the Spectral Method to Tropical Cyclone Modeling." Greg J. Holland, Colorado State University, "A Precursor to Tropical Cyclone Intensity Variations." 1984 John R. Anderson , Colorado State University, "Low Frequency Modes of the Tropical Troposphere." Robert T. Merrill, Colorado State University, "Characteristics of the Tropical Cyclone Outflow Layer." 1985 V. Mohan Karyampudi, Pennsylvania State University, "On the Mechanisms of West African Jets: A Numerical Study of the Saharan Air Layer and Easterly Waves." 1987 Candice Weatherford, Colorado State University, "Typhoon Structural Evolution." 1989 Jong-Jin Baik, North Carolina State University, "Tropical Cyclone Simulations with the Betts Convective Adjustment Scheme." * Presented as The Simpson Weather Associates Award for the best student paper at the 10th Technical Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology of the American Meteorological Society. In its June 1991 issue, the Bulletin neglected to binding process, several copies of the June 1991 identify Dennis Thomson, professor of meteorology at issue of the Bulletin went into circulation with pages Pennsylvania State University, for his contributions to 761-792 repeated and pages 793-824 missing. If the "Study on Observational Systems: A Review of this pagination error occurs in your issue, please do Meteorological and Oceanographic Education in Ob- not hesitate to contact the Publications Department servational Techniques and the Relationship to Na- of the American Meteorological Society at (617) 227- tional Facilities and Needs," (Bull. Amer. Meteor. 2425 to receive a new copy. Soc., 72, p. 815). In the article, "Weather Factors Affecting Rocket Dr. Thomson's formative role in the study was as Operations: A Review and Case History," by Jeff an original member of the Sixth Biennial Meeting of Kingwell et al., there is a misprint in the caption for fig. Heads and Chairs of Departments of Atmospheric 1 displaying JMA weather radar height and intensity, Sciences in October 1988, sponsored by the Ameri- Tanegashima, 13 August 1986. The bracket expres- can Meteorological Society (AMS) and the University sion should read [S=16-64 mm/h, XX.X: cloud top Relations Committee of University Corporation for height (km)]. Atmospheric Research (UCAR), which was orga- The June issue also contains two typographical nized to recognize and develop solutions to the prob- errors in its special coverage of the 71st Annual lems of meteorological education. The meeting in- Meeting. The first error, on page 906, states in the cluded Dr. Thomson's examination of instructional biography of AMS President-Elect Donald R. John- needs for atmospheric observations (see Bull. Amer. son that AMS President William Bonner now serves Meteor. Soc., 70, p. 1429), and prompted the 1990 as professor and associate director of the Space study on meteorological and oceanographic educa- Science and Engineering Center at the University of tion, also sponsored by AMS and UCAR. In the Wisconsin, when, in fact, Mr. Johnson is currently Bulletin article, Dr. Thomson was not included in the professor and associate director there. list of committee members selected to perform the A second typographical error occurs in the biogra- study. The Bulletin will be publishing the executive phy of AMS Councilor Ronald D. McPherson where summary to the study, written by Dr. Thomson, in it states that he was chief of the Meteorological September. Operations Division of the National Weather Service from 1987-1998. Mr. McPherson served in that ca- The Bulletin hopes that its readers recognize the pacity from 1987-1988 before he was named deputy significant contributions made by Dr. Thomson in the director of the National Weather Service. past two years during this study, and apologizes for this oversight. The Bulletin regrets these errors and apologizes Due to an unfortunate error at press during the for any inconveniences they may have caused. 1222 Vol. 72, No. 8, August 1991
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