Ocean School – An unforgettable virtual experience

– By Heather Delagran and Sonya Lee –

Imagine you are flying over the lush temperate rainforest of British Columbia’s central coast. Thick vegetation covers the ground between towering trees. Two bears wander along a log-strewn beach. In the distance, there are rounded mountain peaks.

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Weather and Situation Awareness in Aviation

– By Hyun Su Seong –

Introduction

Pilots in general or commercial aviation rely on accurate weather forecasts to avoid dangerous cell activities during instrument meteorological conditions. Pilots use several weather products to make decisions for their pre-flight activities and in-flight.

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Incoming President’s Message from Jim Abraham

Early in my career, while training to be an operational meteorologist 43 years ago, I signed up to become a member of CMOS. It was an exciting time. Since then, CMOS membership has enabled me to remain connected with friends and colleagues, and develop new relationships with many others from the private sector, other government departments, and universities.

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Advice for Aspiring Meteorologists

– By Christopher Poitras –

I was fortunate enough to organize and moderate an amazing webinar that enabled students with a meteorology interest and early-career meteorologists to learn and chat with some of the best professionals in the field!

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Fog over Sable Island

– By Li Cheng, Zheqi Chen, Peter Taylor, Yongsheng Chen and George Isaac –

Introduction

Marine fog occurs frequently offshore from Atlantic Canada. It can cause problems for helicopter flights to offshore worker from Newfoundland and any flights to the National Park on Sable Island, Nova Scotia as well as in many coastal communities along the East Coast.

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Outgoing President’s Message from Marek Stastna

– By Marek Stastna –

In any other year, this article would probably start with something along the lines of “looking back at my year as President, I am not sure where the time went”. Given the enforced repetition of working from home, and especially of working from home during stay-at-home orders, the year didn’t exactly scamper by me.

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