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1988 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
Col. Gunnar C. Carlson, Jr., succeeded Col. Todd D. Stong as commander/director of the Atmospheric Sciences Laboratory on 15 August 1987. Carlson has served for the last four years as systems manager for Target Acquisition with the Training and Doctrine Command. Born at Fort Benning, Georgia, Carlson graduated from West Point in 1961 as a field artillery officer. In 1969 he earned the M.S. in meteorology at the University of Wisconsin. He has attended both the Armed Forces Staff College and the
more » ... Industrial College of the Armed Forces. Steven F. Clifforda National Oceanic and Atmospheric Aministration (NOAA) physicist, has been named director of that agency's Wave Propogation Laboratory in Boulder, Colorado. The laboratory is known internationally for its pioneering work in developing cost-effective new methods for remote sensing of atmospheric parameters and ocean parameters such as wind, temperature, currents, and the like. The laboratory also conducts studies on the interaction with the atmosphere and oceans of visible, infrared, and radiofrequency electromagnetic waves, and acoustic waves. It is part of NOAA's Environmental Research Laboratories. Clifford has been with NOAA since 1969, serving as a project leader, program chief, and, most recently, acting director of the laboratory. He has more than 100 publications in his field of research, three of which received NOAA Distinguished Authorship Awards. A native of Boston, Clifford earned the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Northeastern University, and the Ph.D. in engineering sciences from Dartmouth College. Clifford also is a graduate of the Harvard Universtity-John F. Kennedy School of Government Program for Senior Managers in Government. He began his career with NOAA as a National Research Council postdoctoral fellow. He is a fellow of the Optical Society of America and the Acoustic Society of America. In addition to being a member of the American Meteorological Society, Clifford is a member of the American Physical Society, the American Geophysical
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