CMS Officers Attend 100th AMS Annual Meeting in Boston

L-R, CMS Officers Ryan Hammock and Hunter Wilkes

CMS Officers Ryan Hammock and Hunter Wilkes both attended and presented at the 2020 AMS 100th Annual Meeting in Boston, MA earlier this month representing CMS as UT’s newly formed AMS Student Chapter. In Boston, Ryan presented his research, Using Space-Based Imagery for the Identification of Hemlock Forests to Model Future Invasive Species Expansion due to Warming Winter Temperatures, and Hunter presented his research on Evaluating Future U.S. Tornadic Supercell Development Using the WRF-ARW Model.

CMS Hosts Guest Speaker Chikage Windler

Guest speaker Chikage Windler came and spoke to us during our March meeting about her work and experience in the field of broadcast meteorology. Chikage talked about her 20 years working in broadcast meteorology and work with the National Severe Storms Laboratory as a part of the VORTEX-95 project. Chikage currently works as Chief Meteorologist for CBS Austin and serves as a member of the UT Environmental Science Institute Advisory Council.

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CMS Holds First Meeting of the Spring Semester

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On Wednesday this past week, CMS held its first meeting of the Spring 2019 semester and welcomed guest speaker Jon Zeitler from the National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio Office. During the meeting, Jon spoke to CMS members about careers in Atmospheric Sciences and the federal government. If you were unable to attend the meeting email cmsutexas@gmail.com to receive the notes and announcements from the meeting.