R. Zehr and B. Motta presented papers at the 78th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting in Phoenix, January 12-16.
D. Watson and G. Gosden gave an electronic poster presentation on RAMSDIS Online at the 14th IIPS held in conjunction with the AMS meeting in Phoenix, January 12-16.
J. Weaver gave a talk the week of January 16 on severe weather safety to a group of nearly one hundred members of a local church interested in developing a plan for natural disasters. There were seven speakers who presented a wide range of topics such as preparing family disaster supply kits, helping others in time of need, and weather safety.
R. Zehr presented an abstract entitled, "Vertical wind shear analysis with hurricanes" at the 52nd Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, Clearwater Beach FL, January 27-30, 1998. A progress report on J. Knaff's research was included.
R. Zehr traveled to New Delhi, India to give a presentation on satellite
applications for tropical cyclones at the INSAT Technical Workshop, February