July 2015 AMS Soundings

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Below are some of the exciting professional opportunities that are available on the AMS Job Board:

Research Associate IV IV (JCSDA Observing System Assessment Standing Capability Development) 15-119
College Park, MD
CIRA at Colorado State University

Research Associate III (JCSDA Observing System Assessment Standing Capability Development)College Park, MD
CIRA at Colorado State University

Research Associate III (Aviation Weather Testbed Coordinator - Meteorologist/
Kansas City, MO
CIRA at Colorado State University

Atmospheric Sciences Data Systems Administrator
Lyndonville, VT
Lyndon State College

Fixed-Term faculty in meteorology
Mount Pleasant, MI
Central Michigan University

JAMSTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

Assistant or Associate Professor of Dendroclimatology
Logan, UT
Utah State University

Scientist I
Boulder, CO
National Center for Atmospheric Research NCAR/UCAR

Edwards AFB, CA

Director of the Water Institute
University Park, PA
Pennsylvania State University

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Spotlight:Heatstroke Fatalities in Hot Cars

Katrina Panel Live StreamWith summer in full swing, the topic of heatstroke fatalities in hot vehicles is a timely one. CCM Jan Null, a lecturer at San Jose State University presented his research on Heatstroke Fatalities of Children in Hot Vehicles last year at the 42nd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology. Read the abstract and watch the recorded presentation and learn more about essential information and safety recommendations to help prevent future tragedies.

What's New?

Paul Higgins, Director of the AMS Policy Program provides an overview of the troubling U.S. House of Representatives vote to cut funding for Earth system science and services. Read the blog post.

Katrina Panel Live StreamMembers of the AMS Communications department interviewed a number of presenters at the 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology/Third Conference on Weather Warnings discussing with each various topics and issues related to their areas of expertise. You can find view the interviews along with the taped Katrina Panel discussion on the AMS YouTube channel.

The AMS 2014 Annual Report is now available.

Upcoming Meetings, Events, and Deadlines

1 July:
Hotel Reservation Deadline for the 16th Conference on Mesoscale Processes
12 July:
Early Rate Registration Deadline for the Conference on Mesoscale Processes
20–24 July:
3 August:
15–19 August:

Did You Know?

AMS has a page of weather education resources for students, parents, and weather enthusiasts that includes several different topics to explore.

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