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More Than A Scientist: Samuel Larsen

Q&A with Samuel Larsen, Xcel Energy Data Scientist and member of the AMS Board on Early Career Professionals.

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More Than A Scientist: Irene Sans
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February 13, 2023
July 8, 2020 EF4 Tornado Story
July 8, 2020 EF4 Tornado Story

Meteorologist Brad Nelson and Melanie Metz witnessed an explosive updraft develop into an EF-4 tornado while storm chasing near Fergus Falls, Minnesota, which caused significant damage.

By Brad Nelson
February 10, 2023
Interview: Understanding the Science of Uncertainty
Interview: Understanding the Science of Uncertainty

BAMS recently spoke with Tim Palmer about his new book, The Primacy of Doubt: From Quantum Physics to Climate Change, How the Science of Uncertainty Can Help Us Understand Our Chaotic World.

February 7, 2023
In Search of Drought
In Search of Drought

Brandi Gamelin of Argonne National Laboratory discusses recent research that employs vapor pressure deficit (VPD) rather than precipitation as a method to forecast drought in the United States.

February 3, 2023
Readings - In Brief
Readings - In Brief

Three books are presented for your consideration. Introduction to the Physics and Techniques of Remote Sensing (Third Edition) discusses the use of remote sensing for a variety of sciences and studies. Atmospheric Evolution on Inhabited and Lifeless Worlds explains how atmospheric evolution can determine a planet's habitability. Beyond Carbon Neutral: How We Fix the Climate Crisis Now presents strategies for addressing climate change with tools currently in place. 

February 1, 2023
Mariama Feaster
Mariama Feaster

Mariama Feaster, graduate research assistant at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, on how her undergraduate experience helped shape the direction of her career goals.

January 31, 2023
Laser-Focused on Space Weather
Laser-Focused on Space Weather

Postdoctoral student Peiyun Shi conducts unique research - with space weather implications - on magnetic reconnection and utilizes a laser-based diagnostic to probe plasma.

January 26, 2023
More Than A Scientist: Samuel Larsen
More Than A Scientist: Samuel Larsen

Q&A with Samuel Larsen, Xcel Energy Data Scientist and member of the AMS Board on Early Career Professionals.

January 23, 2023
Fine-Tuned Mountain Forecasting
Fine-Tuned Mountain Forecasting

Forecasting weather in mountainous regions can be hindered by complex topography, placing lives in danger. An apparent temperature forecast based on a high-resolution simulation may be helpful in mitigating risk of hypothermia and other dangers in such hazardous locations.

December 22, 2022
Have You Ever Heard of a Weather Conference?
Have You Ever Heard of a Weather Conference?

Are you eager to immerse yourself into the weather, water, and climate field? Explore opportunities at the AMS 103rd annual meeting in January 2023. Stay tuned for shared recorded presentations of interest from the 2023 Annual Meeting.

By Amber Liggett
December 19, 2022
William Turner IV
William Turner IV

William Turner IV, a Ph.D. student in atmospheric sciences at the University of California, Davis, on his decision to pursue a doctoral degree and the process that involved.

December 12, 2022
150 Years of Monthly Weather Review
150 Years of Monthly Weather Review

In 1873, the U.S. War Department began producing a monthly report on the weather. Now it's in its 150th year of publication!

By David M. Schultz
December 8, 2022
From the Ground Up: An Operational Meteorologist's Vision for the NWS
From the Ground Up: An Operational Meteorologist's Vision for the NWS

Ken Graham shares his career path, memorable experiences and new priorities for NOAA's National Weather Service.

December 6, 2022
Accounting for Lakes
Accounting for Lakes

By including monthly surface area information for specific bodies of water for the years 1984–2015, ReaLSAT (Reservoir and Lake Surface Area Timeseries) shows how lakes and reservoirs have changed over time, which will aid the study of how a changing climate is impacting bodies of fresh water.

November 30, 2022
The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season: A Highly Abnormal Average Season
The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season: A Highly Abnormal Average Season

In this webinar, Phil Klotzbach discusses how active the season was, notable storms and impacts, and controversial topics such as the value of the Saffir-Simpson scale and the Cone of Uncertainty.
 

November 28, 2022
Chapter Spotlight
Chapter Spotlight

The Northern Vermont University Lyndon student chapter attended the 47th Annual Northeastern Storm Conference in Burlington, Vermont.

November 22, 2022
Hurricanes: An Eye on the Future
Hurricanes: An Eye on the Future

The second annual event of the “Eye Towards the Sky” speaker series covers hurricanes and the effects of a warming atmosphere on their intensity and frequency.

November 22, 2022
How Blue Can A Blue Norther Be?
How Blue Can A Blue Norther Be?

Temperature swings can be subtle, stunning, or somewhere in between, depending in large part on what you’re used to. In a moist tropical climate, like the one that prevails over much of Hawai’i, the typical difference between nighttime lows and afternoon highs may be less than 20°F.

By Bob Henson
November 21, 2022
Bow Echo
The Texas-Minnesota MCV - Bow Echo

Bow echoes indicate the potential for severe weather. Ted Best documents the evolution of a bow echo MCS across southern Minnesota. 

By Ted Best and Ruth Milburn
November 17, 2022
2022 Weather Band Photo Contest: Winners Announced
2022 Weather Band Photo Contest: Winners Announced

The Weather Band is pleased to announce the winners of our 2022 Photo Contest!

November 15, 2022
Subtracting Storms
Subtracting Storms

Scientists have encountered difficulty determining long-term hurricane trends “Only hurricanes that affected people’s lives were known and reported,” notes Suzana Camargo of Columbia University. However, Camargo and colleagues created an algorithm that identified tropical cyclones back to 1850 in the Twentieth Century Reanalysis (20CR) dataset, which uses historical global climate observations to reconstruct weather patterns.

November 14, 2022
Becoming a Weather Information "Power User"
Becoming a Weather Information "Power User"

Explore how Penn State’s online Weather Forecasting Certificate program can turn weather enthusiasts and those who work in weather-related careers into weather information power users to enhance their hobbies or careers.
 

November 13, 2022
A Hole Lot Smaller
A Hole Lot Smaller

20%—The approximate decline in ozone depletion during recent Antarctic winters compared to 2005, according to new research published in Geophysical Research Letters that also confirms the decrease is the result of declining levels of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs).

November 11, 2022
Children's Author Panel Webinar
Children's Author Panel Webinar

Professional meteorologists who have written children's books about weather discuss the subject matter of each author's books, their motivation for writing their books, and the reactions they've received. The panelists also share previews of pages from their books.
 

November 6, 2022
The Beginning of an Era
The Beginning of an Era

1954 — The year that the new Anthropocene era started, defined by industrialization and changes in energy usage and the global population and economy, according to a recent study that analyzed radioactive materials taken from the Pacific Ocean.

October 27, 2022
How Time Flies...10 years since Superstorm Sandy
How Time Flies...10 years since Superstorm Sandy

In this webinar, a panel of distinguished guests discuss Superstorm Sandy's legacy, its lasting impacts, and the lessons we have learned from that remarkable storm.