Category Archives: Education

Blacksburg Weather Study: 2/19/01 – 2/26/01

Twenty years ago, I kept track of the weather for a Introduction to Meteorology (GEOL3114) at Virginia Tech. Recently, I found this report, and figured with this week being the 20 year anniversary of such an event, it was worth … Continue reading

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Skywarn Training

Yesterday, I got Skywarn trained, again.  I went to a training class a few weeks ago, but another one was offered in conjunction with the Duke City Hamfest, so I attended it as well. I always enjoy these.  I have … Continue reading

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Classes Next Semester

I started a forecast this morning, but ended up not having internet for the bulk of the day.  By the time I did, I was already living out the meager forecast I had made, and it seemed pointless to finish … Continue reading

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Start of Classes

Classes have begun at Mississippi State. I have not yet ordered my text books, but I have completed the syllabus quiz for Introduction to GIS, as well as read through the syllabus for Remote Sensing. I have added all of … Continue reading

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Graduate School

I have been accepted into the MS of Applied Meteorology program at Mississippi State! I will register for classes as soon as I can.  I actually have quite a few of the classes knocked out already.  I am planning on … Continue reading

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All Finished.

I turned in my Oceanography Exam yesterday, and have received my grades for the semester: Oceanography: 97% A Weather Prediction II: 93% A I have now met all of the requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Meteorology from Mississippi … Continue reading

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Finishing Up

I submitted my last Weatehr Prediction II Exam on Monday, and I got my grade back- perfect score.  I ended the class with a 93% – A. Tomorrow evening, I will take my last exam in Oceanography.  I am going … Continue reading

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Oceanography by Tom Garrison

I am almost finished reading Oceanography:  An Invitiation to Marine Science by Tom Garrison. I have enjoyed this book. It is well written, and is packed full of  useful information.  Most text books have some information stuck in the middle … Continue reading

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Education Update

My classes are winding down for the summer, and for my bachelor’s degree in Operational Meteorology from Mississippi State. I have a final exam in Oceanography and a final exam in Weather Prediction II. That’s it. Then, I am finished. … Continue reading

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Ambiguity in Terminology

Throughout my education, I have tried to make the most of each lecture and lesson.  I have extensive notes on each one.  One thing that bothers me is when I make complete notes, but then there is ambiguity in the … Continue reading

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