Forecasting by computer

Excerpt from the August 10, 1963, issue of Science News Letter

Future weather satellites and improved methods of using computers to forecast weather are keys to the continued expansion of the Weather Bureau under its new head.... The computer program is expected to lead to improved long-range weather forecasts and to help bring closer to reality the control of weather.... Use of weather satellites to give photographs of the earth’s cloud cover has already given weathermen valuable information on otherwise unknown storms, including hurricanes, and has sho...

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