87th AMS Annual Meeting

Thursday, 18 January 2007: 4:45 PM
Your credibility as station scientist
205 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Michael R. Smith, WeatherData, Inc., Wichita, KS; and M. A. Steinberg
As the “station scientist” you will be called upon to comment on a variety of meteorological, climatological and natural hazards phenomena. This presentation will examine a prominent newspaper article relating to climate change and how the actual data paints a very different picture. Independent research is vital – after all, your reputation is at stake.

Suggestions will be made regarding research techniques and pitfalls that affect your accuracy and credibility.

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