THE MICHIGAN DAILY
EXPANDS BEYOND WEATHER FORECASTS:
Hewson Explains Meteorologists' New Studies
Even in militaristic fields such)
as combat surveillance, meteor-
ologists play an important role.
At the University's award-winning
Project Michigan at Willow Run,
meteorologists provide basic in-
formation on the relationship of
weather factors to the perform-
ance of surveillance sensors and
provide meteorological support to
field experimentation associated
with the development of various
bility of pollen concentration and
the United States Army Signal
Meteorology has had a long
history at Michigan. In 1850, the
Regents were directed to provide
facilities to keep "meteorological
tables" at the University.
The first course in meteorology
was offered in 1878, by the as-
tronomy department. The man
responsible for this early emphasis
was Prof. Mark W. Harrington,
later to become the first Chief of
the United States Weather Bureau.
From the astronomy depart-
ment, meteorology passed into the
geology departments jurisdiction.
Finally it shifted to the civil en-
gineering department where it is
now taught. Prof. Hewson was ap-
pointed Professor of Meteorology
At the present time the program
has expanded so much that a
number of lecturers have been
appointed and seventeen courses
are offered in meteorology. Re-
sponsibility for recording meteor-
ology observations was also trans-
ferred to the present group in
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WIND GAUGE-Gerald C. Gill, of the meteorological laboratories
points to one of the tables of wind gauges shown at the recent
meteorological open house. The one in his hand measures wind
velocity by allowing wind to enter a hole in one side.
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