WeatherBrains 843: Young Turk To Mr Chips

| March 15, 2022 @ 10:00 am

WeatherBrains Episode 843 is now online (March 14th, 2022). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE podcast for you!

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is the emeritus senior policy fellow at the AMS from 2000-2021. He founded and then directed the AMS Summer Policy Colloquium for 21 years. He was Director of the Policy Program from 2001-2013 and also served as AMS associate executive director.  From 1967 to 2000, he worked for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and antecedent agencies, including tenures as Deputy Chief Scientist and Acting Chief Scientist of NOAA, and eighteen months as Senior Scientist in the Office of the Secretary of Commerce.  Dr. Bill Hooke, welcome!
William Hooke

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  • Cultivating the social science in meteorology (28:30)
  • Uncertainty when it comes to climate change (43:50)
  • Looking ahead to the future of the weather enterprise (01:22:00)
  • The Astronomy Outlook with Tony Rice (01:34:25)
  • This Week in Tornado History With Jen (01:35:53)
  • National Weather Round-Up
  • E-Mail Segment (No segment this week)
  • and more!

Web Sites from Episode 843:

Dr. Bill Hooke Blog

“Living on the Real World: How Thinking and Acting like Meteorologists Will Help Save the Planet” by Dr. Bill Hooke

Picks of the Week:

Dr. Bill Hooke – “The Children’s Blizzard: A Novel” by Melanie Benjamin

Bruce Jones – Blizzard of 1888

Jen Narramore – Out

Rick Smith – IEMBot Monitor

Neil Jacobs – Summer Policy Colloquium

Troy Kimmel – Putting Weather on the Map

Kim Klockow-McClain – Hurricane Sandy’s Real Lesson…will we learn it?

Bill Murray – Out

James Spann – 2008 Atlanta Tornado during SEC Tournament

Aubrey Urbanowicz – Out

The WeatherBrains crew includes your host, James Spann, plus other notable geeks like Troy Kimmel, Bill Murray, Rick Smith, Aubrey Urbanowicz, Jen Narramore, Dr. Neil Jacobs, and Dr. Kim Klockow-McClain. They bring together a wealth of weather knowledge and experience for another fascinating podcast about weather.

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Scott Martin is an operational meteorologist, professional graphic artist, musician, husband, and father. Not only is Scott a member of the National Weather Association, but he is also the Central Alabama Chapter of the NWA president. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides forecasts for many racing series across the USA. He also supplies forecasts for the BassMaster Elite Series events including the BassMaster Classic.

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