was named a Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) by the AMS. He was also elected to the National Council of Industrial Meteorologists (an organization of CCMs) in 1990, elected to its board of directors in 2000, and served as its president in 2002. Mr. Block has also served on the board of the Commercial Weather Services Association, a weather industry trade group.


S. Edward Boselly is the founder and president of Weather Solutions Group, Inc., which provides consulting services to public and private entities to assist them in the reduction of the impact of weather on their operations and conducts research in and training for winter maintenance practices in highway agencies. He also served as the road weather program manager for the Washington State Department of Transportation from 2002 to 2005, integrating weather technologies into maintenance operations. Mr. Boselly has led numerous research projects and authored many publications related to road weather. From 1986 to 1993, he worked for the Matrix Management Group in Seattle, Washington, where he served as principal investigator on the National Academy of Sciences’ Strategic Highway Research Program investigation into the use of weather information for winter highway maintenance activities. Mr. Boselly authored the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Guide for Snow and Ice Control, and served as principal investigator (PI) on seven snow and ice control projects for state departments of transportation. He also served as PI on three Transportation Research Board projects, including the Strategic Highway Research Program project investigating road weather information systems. Mr. Boselly also served 23 years as a weather officer in the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. Mr. Boselly is a member of the American Meteorological Society’s Committee on Interactive Information and Processing Systems; the AMS Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and Surface Transportation Committee; the ITS America’s Weather Information Applications Special Interest Group; and the American Public Works Association. He has also served on the National Weather Association’s corporate activities committee and as special advisor to the Council on Road Weather Initiatives. Mr. Boselly is considered among the founders of road weather management and is a frequent guest speaker on road weather related activities. He received his M.S. in meteorology from the University of Utah and B.S. degrees in both chemistry and atmospheric sciences from the University of Washington.


Gregory R. Carmichael, professor of chemical and biological engineering at the University of Iowa, is a leader in the development of emissions inventories for natural and pollutant substances and of chemical transport models at scales ranging from local to global. He has worked extensively on



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