WeatherBrains Episode 514 is now online (November 23, 2015). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!
Our Guest WeatherBrain for this show is Dr. Henry Neeman. Dr. Neeman is the Assistant Vice President, Information Technology – Research Strategy Advisor and Director of the OU Supercomputing Center for Education & Research (OSCER), as well as Associate Professor, College of Engineering and an Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Computer Science at The University of Oklahoma. He received his Ph.D. in UIUC’s Department of Computer Science in May, 1996. Before UIUC, he went to the University of Buffalo, State University of New York, where he got a BS in Computer Science and a BA in Statistics. He also obtained his MS in Computer Science.
We also have the Information Technology Strategist at OU and Business Manager for a program called IRADS. He is retired military and has been with OU since 2007. Tim Hart, welcome to the show!
Also joining us is Elliot Robertson. He is an information technology analyst at OU and a technical advisor for IRADS.
Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:
- Extremes: 84 at San Diego (Miramar), CA, and -6 at West Yellowstone, MT
- Tropical Atlantic is quiet as the 2015 hurricane season winds to a close
- Next 7 days appear free of severe weather across the Lower 48 states
- And for the rest of tonight, no thunderstorms anywhere in Lower 48
- Oklahoma warming up after a chill and getting wet
- But weather turning messy around Thanksgiving
- Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice
- and more!
Our email bag officer said something about family coming and cleaning, so the email bag input gets put off until next week.
From The Weather Center:
WeatherBrains 101: No, the 101 professor is NOT swearing. There really are crepuscular rays. Find out where the word gets it origin and what these things actually are.
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Picks of the Week:
Bill Murray – World War II Weathermen Recognized
Brian Peters – Tensions between NOAA and Congressman
Elliot Robertson – Gets the fog horn as he draws a blank!
Henry Neeman – Top 500 List
James Spann – Tornado Counts and ENSO Phase Strength
John Scala – November 21-22, 1992, Tornado Outbreak
Rick Smith – Accessibility in Emergency Public Information
SkyDavers Blog – The Fog Bank
Tim Hart – Fishing Deluxe
The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Nate Johnson, Bill Murray, Dr. John Scala, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Rick Smith, Kevin Selle, and Brian Peters. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.
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