Session 11A Tools of the Trade

Sunday, 7 January 2018: 10:50 AM-11:45 AM
Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 17th Annual Student Conference
Sean W. Freeman, Colorado State Univ., Department of Atmospheric Science, Fort Collins, CO and C. Todd Rhodes, Coastal Carolina Univ., Conway, SC

Employers in forecasting, research, broadcasting and nearly all other careers under the AMS umbrella seek applicants who possess not only scientific expertise, but also proficiency with specialized software platforms and programming languages ("Tools"). Sometimes the task of learning a new tool can seem daunting, and it's hard to know where to begin; this session will help you get started through a series of short talks introducing some of the "tools" used in different AMS-related careers.

10:50 AM
Session Introduction
Sean W. Freeman, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and C. T. Rhodes
10:52 AM
Brian E. J. Rose, SUNY, Albany, NY
11:00 AM
James M. Kurdzo, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA
11:08 AM
Matthew J. Taraldsen, Esri, St. Paul, MN
11:16 AM
Web Development
Lori K. Brown, IMSG, College Park, MD
11:24 AM
Simona Seastrand, PEMDAS Technologies and Innovations, Inc., Fairfax Station, VA
11:32 AM
William Capehart, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD
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