Dudley Chelton of the Cooperative Institute for Oceanographic Satellite Studies visited CIRA as part of his trip to Fort Collins to attend the 7th Annual CoRP Science Symposium held in August. He met with CIRA staff to discuss the joint project with CIRA researching the effect the Gulfstream has on the overlying atmosphere. (J. Dostalek)
Garry Toth, meteorologist with the Hydrometeorology and Arctic National Lab, Meteorological Service of Canada, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, presented an informal seminar at CIRA on 16 July 2010. The title of the seminar was “A Journey with the Meteorological Service of Canada,” outlining Toth’s long and varied meteorological career. The seminar outlined many aspects of the Meteorological Service of Canada, also known as Atmospheric Environment Service for many years. Toth has also collaborated with D. Hillger on numerous published articles relating to various aspects meteorological philately ranging from weather satellites and weather instruments, to climate and the history of meteorology and meteorologists on postage stamps. (D. Hillger)
M. Fiorino (NOAA/ESRL) visited CIRA the week of September 6th to collaborate on HFIP related work. He met with K. Musgrave and B. McNoldy to discuss model diagnostics and the development of a statistical TC intensity ensemble using output from the various global models. He also met with J. Knaff to discuss statistical intensity model development plans in the West Pacific and the testing of IR-base flight-level proxy winds as super-observations in experimental EKF initialization system at ESRL.
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