Susan Solomon, a National Oceanic and Atmo- nology and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry spheric Administration senior scientist, has been from the University of California, Berkeley. awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree by the Solomon has won numerous awards for her re- University of Colorado. search, including AMS's Henry G. Houghton Award, a Solomon received the honor in recognition of her U.S. Department of Commerce Gold Medal, and the pioneering work in explaining the cause of ozone Common Wealth Award for Outstanding Science. deterioration in the atmosphere over Antarctica. The award was presented at com- William C. Patzert of the mencement exercises held Jet Propulsion Laboratory re- in May. ceived the 1992 Prize of Solomon is a research Astronautique from the As- chemist with NOAA's Aer- sociation Aeronautique et onomy Laboratory in Boul- Astronautiqu e de France der, Colorado, and a part- (AAAF) for his role as the time professor in the Univer- program scientist for NASA's sity of Colorado's Astrophysi- United States/FranceTOPEX/ cal, Planetary, and Atmo- POSEIDON mission. Patzert shared the prize with spheric Science Department. three other scientists. The prize was accepted on Last year Solomon became behalf of the more than 1500 American and French the youngest current mem- women and men who worked to make the TOPEX/ ber of the National Academy POSEIDON mission successful. The awards were of Sciences at the age of 36. given at a ceremon y in Toulon , France, on 5 May 1993 Born in Peterson Park, Illinois, she earned a B.S. by the president of the AAAF. • degree in chemistry from the Illinois Institute of Tech- U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) United States Air Force (USAF), Air Weather Service (AWS), USAF Environmental Technical Applications Center (USAFETAC) Title/Series/Grade: SUPERVISORY METEOROLOGIST, GM-1340-13 The credit that appeared on the photo of ($47,920-$62,293 per annum). Position is Chief Scientist and head of the Roger Pielke and William Cotton (Bull. Amer. Operations Support Branch, Operations Division, USAFETAC, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Serves as program/project manager to review new incoming Meteor. Soc., 74,698) was inaccurately attrib- meteorological projects/requests. Assesses the technical and operational capa- uted to William S. Cotton. The attribution should bilities of ETAC and determines which resource is best suited to address the have read William A. Cotton. project. Ensures development projects employ appropriate state-of-the-art scientific methods. Area of consideration: All qualified U.S. citizens. Quali- fications: A bachelor's or higher degree in meteorology, atmospheric science or Don A. Wilhite was inadvertently omitted as other natural science maj or, which included (1) at least 20 semester (3 0 quarter) the author of Richard Earl Myers's necrology hours credit in meteorology/atmospheric science, including a minimum 6 (Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 74, 113). semester hours of weather analysis and forecasting and 6 semester hours of dynamic meteorology; (2) 6 semester hours of college physics; and (3) differ- ential and integral calculus. PLUS, appropriate combinations of successfully The publication, Toward a New National completed graduate level education and/or specialized experience in the field. Weather Service, announced in Bull. Amer. At least one year of specialized experience must have been at a level equivalent Meteor. Soc., 73, 1866, was inaccurately re- to a grade GS-12 in the Federal Service. A Ph.D. in atmospheric or space ported as being available from the National environmental science and 4 years of professional meteorological experience Academy Press. The publication may be ob- is desirable. Knowledge/Skill/Abilities (KSA): 1) Knowledge of current meteorological principles, techniques, and procedures, 2) skill in effective tained from the National Research Council, written and oral communications, 3) knowledge of mainframe computers, 4) 2101 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. knowledge of atmospheric or space environmental science. How to Apply: Applicants should submit an Application for Federal Employment (SF-171); copies of college transcripts or OPM Form 1170/17, List of College Courses; plus narrative statements addressing the KSAs listed above to 375 MSSQ/ The editors apologize for any confusion these MSCS, 205 East Winters St., Scott AFB, IL 62225-5037. Application must be errors may have caused. received, or postmarked by close of business 30 July 1993. For more informa- tion. call: Sandy Taylor, (618) 256-2550/2936, TDD (618) 256-8956. DoD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 1409
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Published: Jul 1, 1993
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