Presentation on theme: "The Oregon Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Presents: “ Annual Winter Weather Recap” Guest Speakers: Bruce Sussman, Meteorologist KOIN-TV."— Presentation transcript:
The Oregon Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Presents: “ Annual Winter Weather Recap” Guest Speakers: Bruce Sussman, Meteorologist KOIN-TV Ch. 6 and Mark Nelsen, Meteorologist KPTV Ch. 12 Tuesday, March 13 th 2012 KOIN-TV Ch. 6 Studios - Portland, Oregon
The 2011/12 Oregon AMS Executive Council: Steve Pierce - President Bobby Corser - Vice President Mark Nelsen - Secretary John Rinier - Treasurer & Web Master Councilors -Tyree Wilde, Charlie Feris & George Miller
Oregon AMS Updates AMS yearly membership dues for 2011/12 are due. Due are only $7 per year. Please see AMS Treasurer John Rinier to sign up or renew your dues tonight. The AMS is continually seeking new members who want to join. Oregon AMS 2012-2013 Election Update We are on Twitter @OregonAMS and we are also on Facebook at: facebook.com/oregonams. You can also find our web site online. Just Google search “Oregon AMS”
Oregon AMS Updates The Oregon AMS is working hard to bring you the following GREAT meetings this spring: APRIL Tuesday, April 10th 6-9pm “Global Warming – The Anthropogenic Viewpoint” Guest Speakers: Dr. Phil Mote, Oregon State Climatologist and Andreas Schmittner, Associate Professor, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University. Additional speakers may be added to this meeting. Meeting Location: Portland – location to be announced soon Note - Large audience expected. Please arrive early for best seating.
Oregon AMS Updates MAY Saturday, May 12th 2012 10am-12pm (Confirmed) “The Future of Northwest Weather Prediction” Guest Speaker: Dr. Cliff Mass - Professor of Atmospheric Sciences & Author, University of Washington. Meeting Location: OMSI – Portland Note – Large audience expected, please arrive early.
Oregon AMS Updates JUNE Time & Date: To be announced soon Annual Oregon AMS Dinner Meeting “What’s new with the Oregon Climate Service (OCS)” Guest Speaker: Kathie Dello Deputy Director of the Oregon Climate Service (OCS), Corvallis. Meeting Location: Old Spaghetti Factory - Clackamas, Oregon. JULY Saturday, July 14th 2012 Annual Oregon AMS Summer Picnic – Private Event More details to come for all paid Oregon AMS members
Oregon AMS Updates Additional Meetings Under Consideration For Next Season (2012/2013) The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) with Dr. Nathan Mantua Time, Date & Location: Fall 2012 Co-Hosted Climate Change Forum Time, Date & Location: Fall 2012 Columbus Day Storm 50th Anniversary Time, Date & Location: Fall 2012 20th Annual “Winter Weather Forecast Conference” Time, Date & Location: Fall 2012
Oregon AMS Mission Statement “The purpose of this society shall be to advance professional ideals in the science of meteorology and to promote the development, exchange and application of meteorological knowledge.”
True or False? This picture is of the Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport during the Great Coastal Snowstorm of December 30 th 1968?
FALSE! It is the Great Coastal Snowstorm of March 12th 2012!