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Episode 9, 30 April 2019
Melissa Wagner (Arizona State University) and Robert Doe (University of Liverpool) sit down with BAMS Managing Editor Jeff Rosenfeld to discuss creating high-resolution 3D models of tornado damage with unmanned aerial systems (UAVs).
If you're interested in learning more, be sure to check out our AMS Front Page blog post about their work and watch Melissa and Robert's presentation at the AMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix this past January.
Jeff Rosenfeld is the Editor-in-Chief of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. Before joining the AMS staff, he was a freelance science writer and the managing editor of Weatherwise. He barely remembers the "Jumbo" Outbreak of 1974, but will never forget attending an AMS meeting presentation by Ted Fujita.
Irene Sans is a bilingual AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist. She has worked in different sectors in the field, such as in emergency management, private consulting companies, and for broadcast television and radio stations across the United States and Latin America. She’s a freelance consulting meteorologist for ClimaData and a full time digital meteorologist at WFTV Channel 9 in Orlando, Florida.
Dakota Smith is a full-time meteorologist and producer at WeatherNation. He's also a visiting scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research studying the intersection of social science and weather. Dakota has his Master's degree in Atmospheric Science from Colorado State and his Bachelor's in Meteorology from Penn State.