letter from the editor

letter from the editor The dream of all nations for peace and a brighter future for In an effort to understand the effects of human activity their people is enshrined in the charter of the United on climate, and to have early warning of potentially Nations and provides the inspiration for its stamps. For destructive phenomena, the World Weather Watch collects almost four decades the stamps have illustrated a global and analyzes meteorological data gathered by satellites and spectrum of life and human endeavor. They have reflected relayed to more than 20 000 stations on land, at sea, and the daily interaction of people of all nations to shape a on aircraft circling the globe. More than 2000 weather better future. In this series, honoring the 25th Anniversary charts based on this information are exchanged between of the World Weather Watch of the UN's World Meteoro- nations every day, and ultimately it is hoped that vulnerable logical Organization (WMO), they have captured the awe- communities everywhere will be linked to an early-warning some beauty of natural forces of planet Earth. network which eases the trauma of natural disasters by allowing people time to evacuate or prepare for the worst. The World Weather Watch, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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Copyright © American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-70.5.466
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Abstract

The dream of all nations for peace and a brighter future for In an effort to understand the effects of human activity their people is enshrined in the charter of the United on climate, and to have early warning of potentially Nations and provides the inspiration for its stamps. For destructive phenomena, the World Weather Watch collects almost four decades the stamps have illustrated a global and analyzes meteorological data gathered by satellites and spectrum of life and human endeavor. They have reflected relayed to more than 20 000 stations on land, at sea, and the daily interaction of people of all nations to shape a on aircraft circling the globe. More than 2000 weather better future. In this series, honoring the 25th Anniversary charts based on this information are exchanged between of the World Weather Watch of the UN's World Meteoro- nations every day, and ultimately it is hoped that vulnerable logical Organization (WMO), they have captured the awe- communities everywhere will be linked to an early-warning some beauty of natural forces of planet Earth. network which eases the trauma of natural disasters by allowing people time to evacuate or prepare for the worst. The World Weather Watch,

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: May 1, 1989

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