TELEVISION SEALS OF APPROVAL

TELEVISION SEALS OF APPROVAL Car l Stato n Join s Nationa l Weathe r Service a s who, in relation to his/her stage of advancement, has Directo r o f Centra l Operation s made the most significant orginal research contribu- Carl Staton has been selected as director of the tion in the general area of atmospheric sciences, either National Weather Service's (NWS) Central Opera- individually or as part of a collaborative effort. tions, the national center responsible for operating the Yu was recognized "for the discovery of the origin sophisticated computer systems that run numerical of the volatile aerosols detected in aircraft plumes, and weather prediction models and build the nation's huge the role of chemiions and organic compounds in the real-time weather databases. Nearly every weather evolution of these particles; for the development of a forecast made in the U.S. and many others worldwide unique model to simulate such aerosol systems; and is based on these models and databases. for the application of numerical analysis to explain for the first time detailed field observations of aircraft Central Operations, located in Camp Springs, Mary- plumes." The Bjerknes Award is made possible land, is one of the nine National Centers for Environ- through donations from Hedvig Bjerknes, widow of mental Prediction, operated by the NWS. The NWS Jacob Bjerknes. is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Ad- ministration, which operates under the U.S. Depart- Matthew Uller was the recipient of the Neiburger ment of Commerce. Award, which is made possible by donations from Staton will manage the daily operations of the cen- Neiburger's widow. The award is bestowed upon the ter and the installation of a new supercomputer, de- best teaching assistant within the department. • signed to improve weather, flood, and climate forecasts as part of the extensive modernization of the NWS. "Carl will be a tremendous asset to our organiza- tion," said Jack Kelly, director of the NWS. "He has excellent skills in managing computational systems and in networking them together, and will bring strong leadership to an already highly skilled team." Staton joins the NWS from a sister agency, the Na- tional Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service's (NESDIS) Office of Satellite Data Process- ing and Distribution, responsible for processing, dis- r \ tributing, and archiving data from NOAA and non-NOAA polar and geostationary satellites. Prior to his work at NESDIS, which began in 1979 as a com- puter specialist, Staton worked with General Electric and Singer-Link, Inc., in programming and systems integration. He earned his bachelor's degree in computer sci- ence from North Carolina State University. Through- TELEVISION SEALS OF APPROVAL out his tenure with NOAA, he has earned numerous awards, including the Bronze Medal, the highest hon- 1018 Eric R. Davis orary award given by NOAA. Ronald F. Demers 1019 1998 1020 Chris Holcomb UCL A Departmen t of Atmospheri c Sciences 1021 John Jones-Bateman Name s Bjerknes an d Neiburge r Awar d 1022 Matthew L. Zidle 1998 Winner s 1023 Michael P. Bettes 1998 The Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the 1024 David N. Olberding University of California, Los Angeles, presented two Angela Buchman 1025 1998 graduate student awards at its annual department re- Elizabeth Gardner 1026 1998 ception last October. The awards were the Jacob A. Michael T. Reader 1998 Bjerknes and Morris Neiburger Award. The recipient of the Bjerknes Award was Fangqun Yu. This award is presented to the graduate student 33 7 Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Car l Stato n Join s Nationa l Weathe r Service a s who, in relation to his/her stage of advancement, has Directo r o f Centra l Operation s made the most significant orginal research contribu- Carl Staton has been selected as director of the tion in the general area of atmospheric sciences, either National Weather Service's (NWS) Central Opera- individually or as part of a collaborative effort. tions, the national center responsible for operating the Yu was recognized "for the discovery of the origin sophisticated computer systems that run numerical of the volatile aerosols detected in aircraft plumes, and weather prediction models and build the nation's huge the role of chemiions and organic compounds in the real-time weather databases. Nearly every weather evolution of these particles; for the development of a forecast made in the U.S. and many others worldwide unique model to simulate such aerosol systems; and is based on these models and databases. for the application of numerical analysis to explain for the first time detailed field observations of aircraft Central Operations, located in Camp Springs, Mary- plumes." The Bjerknes Award is made possible land, is one of the nine National Centers for Environ- through donations from Hedvig Bjerknes, widow of mental Prediction, operated by the NWS. The NWS Jacob Bjerknes. is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Ad- ministration, which operates under the U.S. Depart- Matthew Uller was the recipient of the Neiburger ment of Commerce. Award, which is made possible by donations from Staton will manage the daily operations of the cen- Neiburger's widow. The award is bestowed upon the ter and the installation of a new supercomputer, de- best teaching assistant within the department. • signed to improve weather, flood, and climate forecasts as part of the extensive modernization of the NWS. "Carl will be a tremendous asset to our organiza- tion," said Jack Kelly, director of the NWS. "He has excellent skills in managing computational systems and in networking them together, and will bring strong leadership to an already highly skilled team." Staton joins the NWS from a sister agency, the Na- tional Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service's (NESDIS) Office of Satellite Data Process- ing and Distribution, responsible for processing, dis- r \ tributing, and archiving data from NOAA and non-NOAA polar and geostationary satellites. Prior to his work at NESDIS, which began in 1979 as a com- puter specialist, Staton worked with General Electric and Singer-Link, Inc., in programming and systems integration. He earned his bachelor's degree in computer sci- ence from North Carolina State University. Through- TELEVISION SEALS OF APPROVAL out his tenure with NOAA, he has earned numerous awards, including the Bronze Medal, the highest hon- 1018 Eric R. Davis orary award given by NOAA. Ronald F. Demers 1019 1998 1020 Chris Holcomb UCL A Departmen t of Atmospheri c Sciences 1021 John Jones-Bateman Name s Bjerknes an d Neiburge r Awar d 1022 Matthew L. Zidle 1998 Winner s 1023 Michael P. Bettes 1998 The Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the 1024 David N. Olberding University of California, Los Angeles, presented two Angela Buchman 1025 1998 graduate student awards at its annual department re- Elizabeth Gardner 1026 1998 ception last October. The awards were the Jacob A. Michael T. Reader 1998 Bjerknes and Morris Neiburger Award. The recipient of the Bjerknes Award was Fangqun Yu. This award is presented to the graduate student 33 7 Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

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