2013-04-18 / Columns
Weather satellites: critical piece of the country’s infrastructure
(Editor’s note: Dr. Elbert Friday, Jr., former Director of the National Weather Service, is a fellow and past President of theAmerican Meteorological Society.) Severe weather swept the country this winter. New England was recently buried under one of the worst blizzards in recorded history, while crippling snow storms shut down large portions of the Midwest.
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