PSCC Meeting October 20th, Friday 7:30pm at NSC
Exploring Weather Topics Most Important to Mariners: by Brian Heckman
Brian will help mariners understand meteorological phenomena/conditions and show how new weather technologies can help both on and off-shore sailors better understand upcoming weather conditions. Brian will cover marine meteorology, oceanography, charting, and navigation, with emphasis on the free MetEd collection of geoscience training resources from the National Weather Service.
Brian Heckman was a United States Air Force pilot who flew typhoon reconnaissance. He worked for the National Center for Atmospheric Research, taught meteorology at the Air Force Academy and University of Colorado. Brian is a member of the Seattle Sailing Club and The Center for Wooden Boats. He spoke at the 2017 Seattle Boat Show.