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WeatherBrains 721: Toss Aubrey A Couple Million

WeatherBrains Episode 721 is now online (November 11, 2019). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you!

Our Guest WeatherBrain for this episode is Dr. Keith L. Seitter. Dr. Seitter was named Executive Director of the American Meteorological Society in September 2004. He served as Deputy Executive Director of the Society from 1999 to 2004.

Seitter joined the AMS in the early 1990s as Assistant to the Executive Director in the role of leading the Society’s publications department. His primary role was to improve the efficiency of the Society’s journal production process and prepare for the eventual transition of the journals to electronic delivery, at a time when the Internet was just beginning to flourish.

As Deputy Director, Seitter was involved in all aspects of the Society’s programs including moving the many AMS Specialty and Annual Meeting toward electronic submission and dissemination of author’s materials, implementing the recommendations from the 10-Year Vision Study, and continuing working with the publications department.

Before joining the AMS, Seitter was on the faculty at the University of Lowell, now University of Massachusetts at Lowell. He earned his undergraduate degree in meteorology at the Pennsylvania State University and a doctorate in geophysical sciences at the University of Chicago. A native of Marion, OH, Seitter had a postdoctoral appointment at the Air Force Geophysical Laboratory at Hanscom Air Force Base before moving to the University of Lowell.

Seitter is a Fellow of the AMS and Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society. He is also a member of many other societies and organizations in the sciences and scholarly publishing and serves on a number of advisory boards. He has given numerous invited lectures and published a number of papers in AMS and other scientific and publishing journals.

The AMS, founded in 1919, is the nation’s leading professional society for those involved in the atmospheric and related sciences. With more than 11,000 members, the Society promotes the development and dissemination of information on atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences through scientific journals, conferences, and public education programs across the country.

Keith L. Seitter Executive Director American Meteorological Society Bio

Other discussions in this weekly podcast include topics like:

  • 100th AMS Annual Meeting
  • Hurricane Dorian controversy re-visited
  • President Trump visits Tuscaloosa, AL
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • and more!

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Web Sites from Episode 721:

American Meteorological Society

Picks of the Week:

Nate Johnson – Out

Troy Kimmel – Foghorn

Kim Klockow-McClain – Out

Bill Murray –  Upcoming Guest WeatherBrain Schedule

Dr. John Scala –   Out

Kevin Selle – Fire in Paradise

James Spann – Severe Weather Warning Debate

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Meteor Falling Over St. Louis, MO

Aubrey Urbanowicz – The Great Blue Norther of 11/11/11

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Dr. John Scala, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Kevin Selle and Kim Klockow-McClain. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating netcast about weather.

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