Presidential Symposium on the History of the Atmospheric Sciences: People, Discoveries, and Technologies

Session 1

 History Symposium
1:25 PMIntroductory Remarks. Richard D. Rosen, AMS President and AER, Inc., Lexington, MA  
1:30 PM1.1Who Discovered the El Niño-Southern Oscillation?  
Gregory T. Cushman, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX
2:00 PM1.2What Role Did G.S. Callendar Play in Reviving the CO2 Theory of Global Climate Change?  
James R. Fleming, Colby College, Waterville, ME
2:30 PM1.3How did Scandinavian Visitors to the U.S. Contribute to NWP Development?  
Kristine C. Harper, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
3:00 PMCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits Open 1:30–6:30 p.m.)  
3:30 PM1.4How has the Original Franklin Rod Evolved into Today's Lightning Protection System?  
E. Philip Krider, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
4:00 PM1.5What were the scientific implications of Military support for Upper-air Research on Radio Wave Propagation in the 1940's?  
John Wedge, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
4:30 PMGeneral Discussion "Needs and Opportunities in the History of the Atmospheric Sciences" (co-sponsored by the International Commission on History of Meteorology)  

Tuesday, 11 February 2003: 1:25 PM-5:00 PM

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