ICHM ARCHIVE OF ACTIVITIES 2006

" Marine Wind Scales and Weathermen: Three Centuries of Understanding and Describing the Weather at Sea, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, England, 14 Jan. 2006. Speakers: Dr Dennis Wheeler, University of Sunderland; Dr Andrew Cook, The British Library; Scott Huler, freelance author; Dr Elizabeth Kent, University of Southampton; Professor E. Philip Krider, The University of Arizona; Malcolm Walker, Royal Meteorological Society. To Book: ring 020 8312 8560 or email bookings@nmm.ac.uk

" Fourth Presidential History Symposium, American Meteorological Society, 29 January-2 February 2006, Atlanta, Georgia. For details see http://www.ametsoc.org/meet/ann/callforpapers.html#annual

" AMS Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science. Further information. Application deadline has passed.

" ICHM Presentation: Center for History of Physics, American Institute of Physics, May 12, 2006.   ICHM was invited to attend and give a short presentation to the meeting of Chairs of Committees in History and Physics and Allied Sciences at the American Center for Physics in College Park, MD.  On behalf of ICHM, Sec./Tres. Doria Grimes provided an online overview of ICHM and its web site of activities and archives.  

" Oceans and Atmospheres: Dibner Institute Seminar in the History of Science and Technology, May 17-24, 2006 at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA organized by Naomi Oreskes, Jim Fleming, and Erick Conway and co-sponsored by the ICHM.  A week-long intensive historical seminar.  Session leaders include Katherine Anderson, Vladimir Jankovic, Carmel Finley, Helen Roswadowski, Ron Rainger, Richard Somerville, Gregory Cushman, Kerry Emanuel, and Wendy Parker.  Special Guest, Ed Lorenz. http://dibinst.mit.edu/DIBNER/DIConferences/WoodsHole/WoodsHoleTopic.htm

" Lecture: Jim Fleming presented one of the four 2006 Exploring Space Lectures: This Island Earth in the Lockheed Martin IMAX® Theater, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC, 8:00 PM, June 6, 2006. http://www.nasm.si.edu/events/lectures/esls/esls.cfm

" ICHM is co-chairing the Conference on the Occasion of the 225th Anniversary of the Societas Meteorologica Palatina: Country Museum, Mannheim Germany, July 1-2, 2006. The program and all presentations will be in German.  Further Information.

"  International Workshop:  The International workshop "170 years of observatory observations in the Urals: history and modern state: will be held July 17-23, 2006, in Ekaterinburg at the Institute of Geophysics UB of RAS, with a visit to the Arti Observatory.  For more information contact Cornelia Luedecke, at: C.Luedeckelrz.uni-muenchen.de

Call for Papers: History of Meteorology 3 (2006). Prospective authors should see the introduction and author's guidelines in volume 2. The rolling deadline for reviewable manuscripts for the next volume has been extended to 1 October.

" Making Science Global: Reconsidering the Social and Intellectual Implications of the International Polar (IPY) and Geophysical Years
Call for papers examing the impact upon science, society, and culture from the IPY's of 1882-83 and 1932-33 and the International Geophysical year of 1957-1958. The program committee invites papers for a possible two-day conference at the Smithsonian Institution on Oct. 31-Nov.1, 2007. For more details, please contact jfleming@colby.edu.
Deadline extended to Jan. 21, 2007