Symposium on the 50th
Anniversary
of
Operational Numerical
Weather Prediction

14-17 June 2004
University of Maryland
University College Inn and Conference Center

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Candid Photos
Photographs by William G. Collins

Wednesday Morning, June 16, 2004
Session 5: From Model Predictions to Forecasters: Then and Now

Jim Hoke, NCEP/HPC & OPC, Session Chair
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Jim Hoke, NCEP/HPC & OPC, Session Chair
5.1 Jack Hayes, NWS/OST
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5.1 Jack Hayes, NWS/OST
Don Gilman asks a question
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Don Gilman asks a question
5.2 Carl Thormeyer, FNMOC
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5.2 Carl Thormeyer, FNMOC
Carl Thormeyer models the
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Carl Thormeyer models the "work apron" he wore while on Navy "shift duty" as a forecaster on Guam in the late 1960s. These aprons were critical to keeping uniforms clean in the days when grease pencils and acetates were the primary tools of the forecaster's trade.
Steve Tracton asks a question
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Steve Tracton asks a question
John Lewis asks a question as Jim Hoke keeps watch
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John Lewis asks a question as Jim Hoke keeps watch
5.3 Jim Hoke, NCEP/HPC & OPC
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5.3 Jim Hoke, NCEP/HPC & OPC
5.4 Jan Paegle, University of Utah
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5.4 Jan Paegle, University of Utah
5.5 Mike Schichtel, NCEP/HPC
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5.5 Mike Schichtel, NCEP/HPC
5.8 Paul Dallavalle, NWS/MDL
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5.8 Paul Dallavalle, NWS/MDL
Session 6: Evolution of Data Assimilation
Eugenia Kalnay, University of MD, Session Chair
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Eugenia Kalnay, University of MD, Session Chair
6.1 Ed Barker, NRL
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6.1 Ed Barker, NRL
6.2 John Derber, NCEP/EMC
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6.2 John Derber, NCEP/EMC
6.3 Arthur Hou, GMAO/NASA Goddard
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6.3 Arthur Hou, GMAO/NASA Goddard
6.5 Ron Gelero, GMAO/NASA Goddard
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6.5 Ron Gelero, GMAO/NASA Goddard
Session 7: Evolution of Data Assimilation (cont.) and Ensemble Forecasting
Steve Tracton, ONR, Session Chair
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Steve Tracton, ONR, Session Chair
7.1 Eugenia Kalnay, University of MD
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7.1 Eugenia Kalnay, University of MD
John Freeman poses a question
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John Freeman poses a question
7.2 Zoltan Toth, NCEP/EMC
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7.2 Zoltan Toth, NCEP/EMC
7.3 Steve Tracton, ONR
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7.3 Steve Tracton, ONR
7.4 John Cunningham, NPOESS IPO
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7.4 John Cunningham, NPOESS IPO
7.5 Fuging Zhang, Texas A&M
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7.5 Fuging Zhang, Texas A&M
7.6 Arlindo da Silva, GMAO/NASA Goddard
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7.6 Arlindo da Silva, GMAO/NASA Goddard
Banquet, Wednesday Evening, June 16, 2004
Head Table, Anders Persson, Cynthia Nelson, Norm's daughter Ellen Chasse, Norm Phillips, Louis Uccellini, Ron McPherson, Eugenia Kalnay, Malise Dick
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Head Table, Anders Persson, Cynthia Nelson, Norm's daughter Ellen Chasse, Norm Phillips, Louis Uccellini, Ron McPherson, Eugenia Kalnay, Malise Dick
Louis Uccellini, Ron McPherson, Eugenia Kalnay
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Louis Uccellini, Ron McPherson, Eugenia Kalnay
Ellen Chasse and Norm Phillips
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Ellen Chasse and Norm Phillips
Eugenia Kalnay
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Eugenia Kalnay
Ron McPherson
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Ron McPherson
Louis Uccellini
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Louis Uccellini
Norm Phillips
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Norm Phillips
Ellen Chasse
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Ellen Chasse
Cynthia Nelson
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Cynthia Nelson
Anders Persson
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Anders Persson
Ken Carey introduces Master of Ceremonies, Anders Persson
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Ken Carey introduces Master of Ceremonies, Anders Persson
Anders Persson introduces the featured speaker, Norm Phillips
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Anders Persson introduces the featured speaker, Norm Phillips
featured speaker, Norm Phillips
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featured speaker, Norm Phillips
Norm Phillips
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Norm Phillips
Norm Phillips
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Norm Phillips
Norm receives his accolades gracefully
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Norm receives his accolades gracefully
Norm responds to a question
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Norm responds to a question